Author Archives: cloudnthings

What is RAID? – (Redundant Array of Independent Disks)

By | February 9, 2018

If you were wondering what RAID stands for or what it means, here is a great link explaining it very clearly. As a TL;DR version, RAID 0 = Zebra crossing ie striping. 2 HDD with half the data on each. 1 HDD breaks, you’ve lost half your data. But because it cannot be rebuilt,… Read More »

A blank Atlassian confluence nav bar

By | February 3, 2018

If you have logged in and seen a blue navigational bar in Confluence and wondered where did the options to create pages go then you are not the only one. The navigational bar should look like this: One reason is when your license has expired, you still have the ability to log in a view… Read More »

Port Forwarding Problems

By | January 9, 2018

Setting up port forwarding on a router is actually quite standard so if you cannot crack it in 30 mins or 1 hour stop and don’t waste any more time. I found this the hard way spending weeks figuring out why port forwarding wouldn’t work on my router. I then found out that it wasn’t… Read More »

Generating keys for Bitbucket

By | October 18, 2017

If you are getting this error from Bitbucket: Permission denied (publickey). fatal: Could not read from remote repository. It means that bitbucket doesn’t have your public key. You need to generate one if you don’t have it or upload it. To generate one follow these instructions here. Next, you want to add this to your… Read More »

Happiness, Systems for Decision Making, Habits, Honesty

By | October 3, 2017

Shane Parrish interviews Naval Ravikant on a variety of topics. Very enlightening and shows a higher level of thinking. Highly recommend. Naval Ravikant on Reading, Happiness, Systems for Decision Making, Habits, Honesty and More Transcript here:  

Cannot copy files to C drive on Windows 7

By | September 12, 2017

If you are using Windows 7, or even 8 and get a message that you cannot save a file to c drive then try doing this: 1. Run->secpol.msc 2. Local Policies->Security Options. 3. Set “User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode” to Disable. 4. Restart the computer. This should do the trick.… Read More »