I've spent hours that should have been minutes trying to make sure Rust doesn't re-build unnecessarily inside CI, so you don't have to.
STARTTLS on 587 isn't the future -- implicit TLS on 465 is, and people are misunderstanding
It's never been easier to self-host your email. It's never been harder to self host your email.
Apparently it happens to everyone, big or small! So don't worry so much the next time you mess up some email configuration, or end up on a blocklist.
Here's a cool tool you may not have heard of before -- lstopo
How to install Loki & Fluent Bit for lightweight monitoring across your k8s cluster.
A small, painfully procedural and script for copying data from one PVC to another across StorageClasses.
cert-manager, one of the most important operators in the k8s ecosystem, just moved from Bazel to Make, and that's awesome. In case it wasn't clear, I'm biased in favor of Makefiles.
Crazy enough to host your own email, but don't know how to set up auto configuration for your mail clients (like Thunderbird)? If you haven't googled it yet, this post is for you.
If you ever wondered how to install newer versions and bleeding edge ZFS on a bare metal (Hetzner)? Here's a writeup on that.
I'm starting off 2022 in classic yak shaver style; with something I'm not supposed to be doing for tenuous financial gain -- running Ceph on ZFS.
Sometimes, if Prometheus gets too chatty with your mail server (it should never be looking for metrics on port 25 anyway), it can overwhelm SMTP servers which perform backoff for bad requests.
Looking to run Postgres on ZFS? I've gathered some of the information and sage advice out there to give you a head start on figuring out how to do it safely and efficiently.
A while back, I had a somewhat soft node failure due to Calico not allowing the same node to come up under a different IP address.
Wondering what happens when a hard drive you're using on a Hetzner dedicated server fails? Wonder no longer.
I recently reworked my storage setup in pursuit of both production and flexibility. Looking at the F/OSS space led me to OpenEBS ZFS LocalPV with Longhorn on top, and here's why.
How to use variables from your inventory file, once and for all
A quick and simple guide to automating your k0s cluster backup with ansible and systemd. You can probably guess the code you're about to read.
Watch out for kernel version mismatches after system updates (i.e. updates of the 'linux' package) -- spooky behavior can occur if you're not careful