Hosting Hugo website on Scaleway with Cloudflare
10 Jan 2023
As I’m using Scaleway more and more for my Cloud hosting needs I wanted to move my personal blog which I hosted on AWS (S3/Cloudfront) to Scaleway. Since there is no CDN alternative on Scaleway (yet) I needed an other alternative and choose Cloudflare as they have a generous free tier and are being used by some bigger companies which means they have mature infrastructure and services
Setting up the Bucket First things first.
Hosting Hugo static website on AWS for fun and profit (Part 1)
10 Jun 2018
For some time now I wanted to start blogging again for several reasons. One of them is that I frequently build interesting things on AWS, discover a new open source tool or just experiment with technology and never really keep some kind of documentation for later reference.
Becides that I like giving back something after reading so many helpfull blog posts from other people.
Moving to Hugo I’ve read some good things about Hugo and it seemed quite easy to get started and extend later on.
Deploy Kubernetes with ansible on Atomic
29 Jul 2016
Intro I’ve been playing with Project Atomic as a platform to run Docker containers for some time now. The reason that I like Project Atomic is something for another blogpost. But one of the reasons is that while it’s a minimal OS, it comes with Python so I can use Ansible to do orchestration and configuration management.
Now, running Docker containers on a single host is nice, but the real fun starts when you can run containers spread over a number of hosts.
Adding new PHP versions to CentOS7 and ISPConfig
25 Nov 2015
Adding PHP versions on CentOS7 and ISPConfig Currently I’m using ISPConfig to manage serveral websites and the accompanying things like dns, mail, databases etc..
This setup runs on CentOS7 since that’s my preffered OS. By default CentOS7 comes with php 5.4 which has gone EOL this September. A lot of the newer php based applications like Drupal8 want at least php 5.5 so it was time to update.
Since the default php version is supported and receives backports until the EOL of the CentOS release I decided to keep the default 5.
A critical view on Docker
22 Jun 2015
TL;DR Before you start reading this, I want to make it clear that I absolutely don’t hate Docker or the application container idea in general, at all!. I really see containers become a new way of doing things in addition to the existing technologies. In fact, I use containers myself more and more.
Currently I’m using Docker for local development because it’s so easy to get your environment up and running in just e few seconds.
Ansible and Opennebula
12 Oct 2014
Recently we decided to deploy a private cloud to replace our RHEV setup. The reasoning behind this will be covered in an other blog post, but the main reason was the higher level of automation we could achieve with Opennebula compared to RHEV. In this post I would like to talk about how we used Ansible to help us with the setup of Opennebula and what we are going to do in the near future.
Backup Zarafa with Bacula
5 Mar 2012
Last week I finished migrating our mail/collaboration platform to Zarafa, and as with all things this needs to be backed up. We’re running the Zarafa Enterprise edition which come’s with a backup tool called zarafa-backup which works like this :
The first time you run the zarafa-backup tool it creates a data file and an index file refering to the items (folders and mails) inside the data file.
The next time you run zarafa-backup it detects the existing files and creates an incremental data file and updates the corresponding index file.
Detect MTU size when using Jumbo Frames
22 Jun 2011
Recently I’ve setup an iSCSI target based on RHEL6 + tgt. After adding Logical Volumes to a target in the tgtd config file, the iSCSI target was discoverable and ready for use.
After testing this setup for a few days I wanted to tune the network traffic by enabeling Jumbo Frames. If you search on the interwebz you’ll most likely find information about adding “MTU=9000” ( for RHEL based clones) to the config file of the network interface.
20 Jun 2011
This blog post comes a little late because I did this RHEV setup at our company more than 6 months ago and it has been living in the drafts folder for some time now. Now with RHEV 3.0 Beta released I tought it’s time to publish this.
About a year and a half ago we started looking at alternatives for our VMWare ESXi setup because we wanted to add hypervisor nodes to our 2 existing nodes running VMWare ESXi.
Switched to Jekyll
11 Jun 2011
It has been a while since I last blogged about a “decent” topic and actually it’s been a while blogging about anything. The reason is the lack of time and also some lazyness. But that should change now, and the first step I took was migrating my blog from Drupal to a Jekyll generated website. Not that Drupal is bad or anything, but it’s quite overkill and somehow felt not really productive while creating content.