Advanced Message Routing and Management with Shell

One of my goals is to demonstrate that what is currently done using hundreds of thousands of dollars of software can effectively be scaled and deployed at a fraction of the cost without highly specialized multi-tiered software solutions. A critical component in that...

Logging Timers

I have added the ability to automatically log a couple records to the application log for a timer. See the image for current implementation details. This is a work in progress and may change. I have also come up with an implementation for adding “hidden”...

Short ArcShell Logging Module Demonstration

Short one minute demonstration of a Unix module for standardizing your logging or embedding logging in new scripts. If you do one thing well, make it be logging, even if you don’t do the monitoring part well. If you can get it to the log(s) you are setting...

Putting the sh back in IT.

Splunk (a billion dollar a year company in the enterprise IT market space) famously trademarked the term “Take the sh out of IT.” and put it on a shirt. If you don’t get the “joke” sh stands for shell and IT stands for Information...

‘watch_files’ Feature Update for Arcshell

I am excited to announce a new feature for Arcshell called “watch_files”. This powerful function makes it ridiculously easy to begin monitoring files and directories in Unix/Linux server environments. There are literally hundreds of operating system files...