The life and times.
Kubernetes, the slow way.
It all started when I began hearing about this container thing outside of work. I've been a Google SRE going on 6 years, but knowing …
Mar 25, 2017
A simplified way to securely move all the bits.
A while back, I wrote a post about setting up an L2TP/IPSec VPN on my home firewall/router. It required two daemons and a bunch of …
Dec 22, 2016
LACP, VLANs, always stay connected.
I was bored last weekend, so I configured a two-port LACP bonded trunk from my FreeBSD-running NAS connected to my HP Procurve switch. …
Oct 26, 2016
Get off my lawn, DMZ edition.
I recently changed Internet providers from Comcast Business to Verizon Fios connection. As part of the Fios package, are TV Set Top …
Oct 7, 2016
Sep 14, 2016
I wrote my own network latency monitoring agent in Go
For a while I had used Smokeping to generate pretty graphs of network latency between various hosts on my network. The downside with …
Feb 27, 2016
A brand new blog for 2016
A new year gave me an itch to scratch. For years I had been running a pretty standard setup when it came to blogging. Linode Apache …
Feb 23, 2016
From 0 to an OpenBSD install, with no hands and a custom disk layout
No one likes to do repetitive OS installs. You know the kind, where you are just clicking through a bunch of prompts for username, …
May 10, 2015
All the bits, from anywhere.
Problem Statement: While OpenVPN has served me well over the past few years both for site-to-site and road-warrior style VPN …
Apr 26, 2015
Family Tech Support: Vacation Edition
This was an epic visit home, tech-wise. Just so I don't forget, and can hold it over my folks’ head for a while: Upgraded two …
Feb 20, 2015