Preparing SolrCloud 7.7 for Liferay 7.1.

18 April 2019

See this article if you haven’t already set up

Preparing Zookeeper for SolrCloud 7.7.

18 April 2019

One of the key ingredients to get SolrCloud working is setting up Zookeeper. The Solr website has a good article on preparing Zookeeper for SolrCloud. I had done this a few years ago, for Solr 4. Found myself a little disoriented when I came back, to do the same, for Solr 7.7. Reading the link above is recommended if you are not familiar with Zookeeper. I will be using cluster and ensemble interchangeable. As well as server and node.

Code Signing: Understanding and Performing Certification Signing Request

25 January 2019


The goal is to get a Code Signing certificate to sign legacy Java Applets. Current signatures are based on expired code signing certificate. Code Signing works by signing your code with a private key which can then be verified using a public key. Private keys are secret and public keys are not.


Zookeeper: Useful Command Line

18 April 2019

Zookeeper command line commands

Making SQL Commands from SQL Commands

08 April 2019

Over the years, I have needed to generate SQL commands for every table or for every column.
Below are two examples, one for Sybase and one for MariaDB

Maven: Useful Command Line Goodness

07 February 2019

I always forget useful maven commands because they are not often needed.

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