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Oct 13, 2022

SRAM Deraileur for MCR

by Alan Milligan — last modified Oct 13, 2022 04:14 AM

Our journey to CAD design and metal CNC/3D print a custom front deraileur for SRAM on the mighty Giant MCR read more...

Dec 10, 2019

Arduino Development

by Alan Milligan — last modified Dec 10, 2019 10:24 AM

Oracle's Code Card and playing with Arduino on BastionLinux read more...

Nov 08, 2019

Plone 4to5 (Python 2to3)

by Alan Milligan — last modified Nov 08, 2019 04:50 AM

LBN engineered approach to getting from your (legacy) Plone 4 to Plone 5 (5.2+) read more...

Aug 04, 2019

Spinergy's ...

by Alan Milligan — last modified Aug 04, 2019 04:43 PM

Some open source 3D printing and inventory of new (old) bike read more...

Oct 01, 2018

Painting By Numbers

by Alan Milligan — last modified Oct 01, 2018 02:53 AM

Even when judiciously following a plan, things can go catastrophically wrong ... read more...

Mar 28, 2017

Open Source Sport

by Alan Milligan — last modified Mar 28, 2017 12:08 AM

Hmmm - there is only vendor lock-in with sports gizmo's if you're lazy ... read more...

Nov 28, 2014

Why Open/SAAS/PAAS solutions still need RPM

by Alan Milligan — last modified Nov 28, 2014 02:16 AM

Leading DevOps vendors are offering appliances/virtual machines for private-cloud consumption of their wares - but this is counterproductive! read more...

Oct 15, 2014

Microsoft .NET goes Linux!

by Alan Milligan — last modified Oct 15, 2014 09:57 PM

Microsoft is not only embracing Open Source but making efforts to support .NET on Linux platforms read more...

Apr 10, 2014

OpenSSL/Heartbleed vulnerability on BastionLinux

by Alan Milligan — last modified Apr 10, 2014 10:25 AM
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BastionLinux is not affected by the OpenSSL/Heartbleed vulnerability - but bitcoiners beware! read more...

Apr 05, 2014

ACS Open Source Overview

by Alan Milligan — last modified Apr 05, 2014 05:50 AM
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A convenor's opinion about ACS members and Open Source read more...

Jan 22, 2014

Bitcoin on Raspberry Pi

by Alan Milligan — last modified Jan 22, 2014 05:55 PM

Running your bitcoin wallet on a Raspberry Pi - an excellent idea! read more...

Nov 12, 2013

Zenoss - emails into Events

by Alan Milligan — last modified Nov 12, 2013 05:39 PM

How to get email messages/mailboxes content into your Zenoss NOC/Console. read more...

May 16, 2013

SplunkLive! Sydney Review

by Alan Milligan — last modified May 16, 2013 12:35 PM
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Splunk Inc. organised a very informative and professional event in Sydney! read more...

Feb 13, 2013

OpenLDAP to 389 Directory Server in 30 seconds ...

by Alan Milligan — last modified Feb 13, 2013 06:55 AM
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and most of that time was doing the yum install ... read more...

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Alan Milligan

Alan Milligan

Alan Milligan

Location: Sydney, Australia
Alan Milligan
Alan is the principal technical architect of Last Bastion Network solutions in Australia. Alan's background is in application development with a number of global titans of retail and investment banking. Alan also has a history of CIO roles for a number of start ups where he delivers business value with open source solutions. Talk to Alan about how you can deliver critical infrastructure while mitigating risk and managing your existing vendor relationships.