Hello! I’m Chris Funderburg.

GenX · British Texan · Multi-Cloud Architect · Principal DevOps Engineer · Charity Trustee · Dad · Old School Geek · Environmentalist · Gardener · Pagan Druid · Gamer · Chaotic Neutral

21/Mar/2024 - Cider

My Sour Beer and Ciders for the next week.

21nd of March 2024 · 1 min · 31 words · Chris Funderburg

19/Mar/2024 - Dune 2

Into the office on Tuesday to give back my work laptop and locker key, then to the theatre to see Dune 2

19nd of March 2024 · 1 min · 190 words · Chris Funderburg

13/Mar/2024 - It's A Wrap!

The one where we I go from being renewed to looking for a new contract

13nd of March 2024 · 3 min · 547 words · Chris Funderburg

03/Mar/2024 - Quiet Weekend

A busy weekend feeding a cat, meeting the inlaws, having an american meal, road trips, and late night techy stuff.

3nd of March 2024 · 2 min · 322 words · Chris Funderburg

29/Feb/2024 - The End

A wild few days where I find myself forced to start looking for a new contract

29nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 299 words · Chris Funderburg

25/Feb/2024 - Smashing

A great day at work on Thursday and Friday, a road trip to the Brighton Tattoo Cnvention, and some inside for non-technical people who enjoy, or are forced to run Microsfot Windows.

25nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 395 words · Chris Funderburg

20/Feb/2024 - Frieren

Today I subscribed to Crunchyroll via Amazon Prime as I wanted to watch “Frieren - Beyond Journey’s End”. This anime has such amazing artwork. Kiera and I watched the first episode.

20nd of February 2024 · 1 min · 213 words · Chris Funderburg

18/Feb/2024 - Weekend Update

Friday @ Work Expecting the usual post full of complaint about how shite work is? Not today! So, on Friday, my team lead was off sick. So, who does everyone rely on? That’ll be me. Who solved all their problems. Me again. Who did they complain about my team lead to? You guessed it! Me again! So, labour-wise, an excellent day! NubeGo / Stackzone I poked my consultancy on Friday, trying to prep them I guess for me not being renewed....

18nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 380 words · Chris Funderburg

14/Feb/2024 - Offs

Triggered The day started pleasantly enough. Getting the Service Now integration done was looking in reach. And finishing the WAF deployment was looking plausible too. Then, everything went tits up. Several days previously, I’d noted to the Security team that Service Now image I’d been building suddenly had a “High” issue found on its security scan. This was in the source Docker image from the internet, had no fix, and was only discovered a few days previously....

14nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 405 words · Chris Funderburg

13/Feb/2024 - Service Now

Yet another mostly-quiet day. Work I’m down to 44 days left in the contract, 28ish working days. I had some successes integrating our Alertmanager into a corporate tool called Service Now via its API, so we can send alerts in theory. I say in theory as no one’s defined any useful alerts in our eleventy-seven thousand metric points. Given we have no SRE, that’ll probably fall to me, and it’s really not my area of expertise....

13nd of February 2024 · 2 min · 271 words · Chris Funderburg