I am a passionate professional who likes to look at software development and IT from different perspectives. With more than 20+ years of experience as a software developer and IT, 10+ years as an architect and 8+ years as a consultant, I've coupled my technical expertise, management skills and agile practices to help company's and become hyper-productive. If you’re interested in what I’m learning or working on lately you can check out my blog.

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Afgelopen donderdag (17 maart 2016) ben ik met een collega bij de Distributed Agile Summit van Prowareness in Amsterdam geweest. De locatie in de Beurs van Berlage was prachtig, we hadden alleen een beetje moeite om het te vinden. Althans…. de navigatie software had moeite.

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A few months ago I wrote a article about a MongoDB backup script. It worked, but after a while it became useless because it kept locking my MongoDB server. And with that lock it did not open it afterwards so my sites just crashed.

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So today I started reading “The Phoenix Project”. It’s A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win. I’ve got it from Kim Gene how gave it to me for free. I had some other books to read first… and it was laying on the bookshelf for a couple...