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kubernetes and shared storage

A walk through on how to setup NFS shared storage in k8s. Continue reading

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Blameless Culture – High performing teams

I was pointed at this wonderful article (though quite old in internet time, 2017 😁) about how high performing teams require a blameless culture to enable them to really fly. https://hbr.org/2017/08/high-performing-teams-need-psychological-safety-heres-how-to-create-it So, many good things written in that article.

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Firewall rules for k8s containers

or what they are really are “Network Policies”… Kudos to my DevOps colleague tenhishadow for this (i follow him on social media, you should too). https://github.com/ahmetb/kubernetes-network-policy-recipes Nice and simple with diagrams.

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Terraform pre-commit hooks

Great article here, go read it if you use Terraform… https://levelup.gitconnected.com/produce-reliable-terraform-code-with-pre-commit-hooks-d263bc332e6a I would have loved these as a VScode extension. But pre-commit hooks are fine by me, wrap them into your pipeline (if you haven’t already ). https://gist.github.com/guivin/7fa3e4212df2e7f1c31f04a242e8dbba#file-pre-commit-config-yaml

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Go 1.16 and embedded assets

Seriously how cool is this… You can embed files and folder structures into your Go binaries as of v1.16. Here is a fantastic write up on how seriously cool and easy it is… https://blog.lawrencejones.dev/golang-embed/ More on embed here https://tip.golang.org/pkg/embed/

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PWS Weather Underground upload

Below is copied from the IBM site, mainly as it’s not found via Google and you can’t hardlink to the page as its hidden away within Salesforce. (not exactly user friendly) data good as of 07 Feb 2021 Original link: … Continue reading

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Building a gaming PC

So building a quality gaming PC is a skill in in itself and to be honest i haven’t done this for 10+ years.But, needs must and after a few chats with some friends who want something for their youngish sons, … Continue reading

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Red Hat Swag

Came home from the school run today and found a package at the door. Red Hat have very graciously sent me some event swag. I love getting swag at events and Russell and the team at Red Hat obviously know … Continue reading

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Exporting VeryFitPro data from your phone

Get your grubby mitts on your own data… Continue reading

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ctop is just so cool

So, i’ve being playing with my resource usage in docker. ctop is the go to for ease of use to see your limits in action. Here you can see my ELK stack being resource limited… My docker compose contains entries … Continue reading

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