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Gabe79 last won the day on March 4

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About Gabe79

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    Stanmore Bay
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    2011 Nissan Leaf G
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    2001 530i Msport

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  1. And... it’s over. I managed to put in some orders, but nothing actually shipped yet. Curious how this will go.
  2. Gabe79

    EWS emulator coding

    Would it not be easier to just use an EWS module with the correct VIN?
  3. Gabe79

    FS - 2002 E46 M3 CSL replica

    It is clear, and obvious to me, you need this car.
  4. Gabe79

    FS - 2002 E46 M3 CSL replica

    If you get this car, I'll pay your $20 loss.
  5. So, looks like there is a value threshold, and has to be items sold by, or at least fulfilled by, Amazon. I managed to get free shipping when cobbling together 8 small tool kits, added up to about $80USD, and came free.
  6. Link me what you want and I’ll order for you if you want.
  7. E39 Bosch rotors with free shipping https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004AGE3IA https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004AGBZ0E
  8. Erm, I just ordered a hydraulic jack with free shipping... Yeah... wow.
  9. Gabe79

    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    A good mate of mine specializes in rust repairs up here on the Coast, if you want to send stuff up.
  10. Gabe79

    2001 E39 530i Touring motorsport

    Thanks Kyu. I showed it to the wife yesterday. I’m keen.
  11. Gabe79

    Gissa job!

    It depends entirely on job description/requirement. I concede OpenStack as a specific example hadn't been around very long then, but the point I was getting at is if the role is senior enough, 5 years of Cloud experience is perfectly reasonable. Even 5 years of OpenStack experience is reasonable, it's just limiting on your candidate pool, and you should consider bringing in high budgets for that, or re-assess what you really need. In fact, from the top contributor companies to OpenStack, I am fairly confident there is exactly one person in New Zealand who'd meet that description in a meaningful, and he's happily employed. Anyway, Cloud is a special topic for me, and it's a biased view, but 5 years of actual working experience (not including having drawn a diagram five years ago...) is not unreasonable. Sorry. EDIT: You're right that these are almost never hard requirements. Job descriptions are more like a wishlist. If you tick enough boxes, that's all that matters. EDIT2: My pet peeve is jobs that ask for Masters degrees, or other irrelevant higher qualification.
  12. Gabe79

    Gissa job!

    Hmm, depends how that's defined, I suppose, but EC2 was the first true 'cloud' (I'm a fan of the saying "There is no cloud, it's just someone else's computer...) offering, and that came out nearly 12 years ago. 5 years of Cloud experience, I'd want to see solid experience with OpenStack, AWS, OpenShift, etc, all of which are older than 5 years now... Docker is 5 years old, LXC is 9. Saying "Cloud experience 5+ years" means they want someone who doesn't just know Kubernetes/Azure, or who has been on the ground for these things for a long time relative to the technology. Granted, even working in this space, I know a handful of people who fit that description, but hey, if I'm looking for a senior person in that space, it isn't an unreasonable ask.
  13. Gabe79

    FS: MANUAL E39 525i M54

    Just saw this car. Gorgeous colour. Colin does seem chuffed.
  14. Gabe79

    SOLD M54 valve cover

  15. Gabe79

    SOLD M54 valve cover