R.I.Pienaar

unix

Graphing on the CLI

01/20/2013

I’ve recently been thinking about ways to do graphs on the CLI. We’ve written a new Puppet Agent for MCollective that can gather all sorts of interesting data from your server estate and I’d really like to be able to show this data on the CLI. This post isn’t really about MCollective though the ideas Read More

Rich data on the CLI

07/29/2011

I’ve often wondered how things will change in a world where everything is a REST API and how relevant our Unix CLI tool chain will be in the long run. I’ve known we needed CLI ways to interact with data – like JSON data – and have given this a lot of thought. MS Powershell Read More