Goodbye EnergySavvy...Hello Uplight

Posted on Wed 31 July 2019 in Misc

EnergySavvy was purchased by Tendril Networks. Tendril Networks then merged with Simple Energy forming a new company called Uplight.

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Goodbye Oracle...Hello EnergySavvy!

Posted on Fri 31 August 2018 in Misc

Oracle wasn't for me. I tendered my resignation today. Luckily EnergySavvy has welcomed me back.

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Goodbye EnergySavvy...Hello Oracle!

Posted on Sat 19 May 2018 in Misc

I was with EnergySavvy for almost four years but in April I decided to leave and pursue an opportunity at Oracle. I am working with a bunch of folks that used to work at around the time I was let go.

At some level it feels like a redemption.

Oracle is doing some really interesting things in the bare metal cloud space. I am working on the IO team and we manage Chef for the rest of the organization.

Due to Chef I am learning Ruby.

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10 months and no social media

Posted on Sun 21 January 2018 in Misc

Just over 10 months ago I deleted all my social media accounts. I have not missed them at all.

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Webfaction is hosting my email now

Posted on Tue 28 March 2017 in Misc

Well, my email on didn't last long. I wasn't happy with how the server operated within the Windows 10 Email or Outlook clients (uses a web api and not a true IMAP server). Webfaction, my hosting company for the past five or so years, also handles email but I never used it. I set it all up and moved my wife's domains over to it as well. They worked with me to upload 10GB of archive mail (since 1999) that my wife collected. I don't hang on to email that long so I didn't have a lot to move over.

All of our secondary accounts now forward to one main account on Webfaction. Its nice to actually have a real, authentic, IMAP server and not a Google imitation.

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