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Who is David Whiteside?

A System administrator who is excited about DevOps principles and CM (Ansible) applied to HPC. I enjoy software development of all kinds, ranging from web development, mobile apps, to firmware level on embedded systems. I try to balance my time at the computer with outdoor recreational hobbies like hiking, rock climbing, and snowboarding.

My PGP key can be downloaded here.

My Personal Blogs

David Whiteside - UNIX/Linux System Administrator
David Whiteside - Software Development
David Whiteside - Hiking
David Whiteside - Rock Climbing

Programming Projects!

Paintball Gun Firmware - Released in 2005 as the "CodeX" chip by Hyperformance Paintball
Paintball Field Design Software - 3D Design Software
Paintball ShotTimer - Open Hardware and Firmware

Rock Climbing

I am a bouldering enthusiast and spend my weekends in the summer months hiking into the alpine of RMNP and climbing on boulders. I track my climbing adventures using and .


The state of Colorado has amazing snowboarding that is a short drive from the city. I equally enjoy the terrain parks as much as riding steeps on the powder days, so I make the most of the entire season.

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