Five Foods

I do love flavor. There are many individual ingredients that I would have trouble living without, but maybe I can choose five foods that, combined, would end up giving me all my ingredients. I would say my first food would be a green chili smothered burrito. I love those things and it gives me a bunch of the spices, like cumin, coriander, and cilantro, and staples, like beans, beef, and flour.
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rsync’ing NFS shares

One time I was moving all of an application’s data to a new NFS server where I worked. I did an rsync to copy everything over, then took the application offline to do a re-sync of just the changes that happened during the first rsync. I do, because it took forever and I had to explain the downtime to the CEO.
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