As I have just joined the team at Armstrong Consulting, I was encouraged to explore the capabilities of Solr within a Docker container and research ways to index existing data… Read more »
This blog was running on WordPress on a dedicated Ubuntu 14.04 VM host. When I tried to update the host to Ubuntu 16.04, I broke WordPress. Rather than trying to… Read more »
The VMWare Clarity Design System documentation is a bit vague about how modal dialogs should be handled. The examples presented are not really appropriate for real-world applications, where dialogs need… Read more »
I was looking for a simple way to use Let’s Encrypt to enable https for a web site and I found a Docker image nmarus/docker-haproxy-certbot which met my needs. Remember, Let’s Encrypt… Read more »
We’ve been using the free ESXi ghettoVCB backup utility for the last 5 years to backup about 150 VMs daily without a glitch. ghettoVCB snapshots the VM, copies away the… Read more »
Borg backup (https://github.com/borgbackup) is an open source backup tool which, in addition to the usual backup features like strong client-side encryption and compression, has several important characteristics which make it… Read more »
I’ve now had the AmplifiHD at home for two months – during that time it has worked perfectly – never had to intervene, no downtime, no problems whatsoever.
We’ve been recently running rest APIs on active-active server pairs (docker containers running on pairs of VMs on separate hosts) with postgres-BDR (multi-master bidirectional replication) for fault-tolerant storage and a pair of fault-tolerant HAProxy instances for incoming… Read more »