In my previous State of the Nerd update, I talked a bit about how I was investing time and resources into experimenting with Docker, Rancher, and RancherOS. There have been a lot of developments and without going into too much detail, I think it’s worth dropping an update.
This is just a quick check-in round to cover an assortment of subjects.
I haven’t been blogging enough. I thought I’d just throw random updates out there and see what resonates.
I’ve been busy busy busy geeking out in my homelab. Where did we leave off? Oh, yeah, I set up that Jenkins server. I’ve been pretty busy since then.
The last few months have been quite a ride. I’ve been busy, both at work and at play. And both influence one another. Of course, if I were going to write about work tonight, I’ve got another outlet for that. So let’s catch up on what I’ve been up to in my personal nerding.
Whether you’re an operations or network engineer, or a hobbyist tinkering in the homelab, there’s a good chance that you’ll have need of a console cable at some point in your efforts.
“devices have different sector alignment”… And that’s where things went wrong.… More devices have different sector alignment
Homelab life improves much after eliminating Apple branded consumer wireless hardware.… More Homelab Adventures Continue
Up until a couple of years ago, I was becoming increasingly active in the illumos community. I’d given a talk on the subject at Triangle DevOps, and indeed my most popular entries on this blog tend to be the ones relating to SmartOS. But something happend in my professional career, a conflict of interests, that compelled me to pull back from that community for awhile. The conflict is now gone, and hot on the heels of illumos Day 2014, my interest is re-invigorated.… More illumos makes a comeback in the homelab
I’d been neglecting opportunities to work in my homelab for awhile so that I might take advantage of a bit of a creative streak and shoot some photography. That’s probably been satisfied, for a little while anyway, so I’ve spent much of this long weekend tinkering in the homelab.