When we’re creating an API with fault-tolerance, to reduce the number of single points of failure, we often use Postgres BDR, a multi-master database, which allows us to provide two… Read more »
Using VCenter’s migration over the internet to a remote data-center is often too slow for practical purposes – a 200GB VM may take several hours to move and that may… 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.