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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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …