How to Set Up an Nginx Certbot

If you are looking to automate the process of obtaining, installing, and updating TLS/SSL certificates on your web server, then Let’s Encrypt is a very useful tool. It is a certificate authority (CA) that comes packaged with a corresponding software client, Certbot, that will automatically install TLS/SSL certificates. This means that you can run encrypted HTTPS […]

NGINX Reverse Proxy Metrics to Monitor

NGINX is one of the most popular web servers nowadays, especially for Linux web servers. According to nginx.com, it powers more than 400 million websites. It is, however, probably even more commonly used as a reverse proxy. Since it acts as a go-between for your application and your users, it’s important to properly monitor NGINX […]

Working Remotely? Pair SSH with Teleport.

As companies have started to embrace working remote-first, we’ve quickly reached the limits of tools available. Sure, you can jump into a Slack Huddle or Screen Share over a Zoom Room, or if you’re running Linux – good luck. Sometimes you want to jam with your co-workers using the Terminal. In this post, I’ll show […]

Checkout these 100% Free tools by Solarwinds

SolarWinds believes observability is about understanding the complete state of your application and infrastructure environment. Developers and support personnel must have comprehensive and consistent infrastructure and application performance metrics, visibility into application performance down to the line of code, the ability to trace service relationships, and a comprehensive view into related logs. With their integrated […]

Docker monitoring 101

Docker has been a beneficial platform for developers who need to work with multiple containers at once. It is not just the cost benefits that created an interest in Docker among organizations, but also the flexibility of enabling applications to run in any cloud infrastructure. The layers built around Docker make it easy to move […]

How to forecast metrics with Checkmk

In case you are responsible for any kind of server, you probably are aware of bad surprises that sometimes crash your plans after work or for the weekend. Suddenly, a server goes down, and you have to react to an incident because other people and systems depend on it. In this tutorial, I want to […]

Why we built paperd.ink even after crowdfunding failed

Paperd.ink started as a hobby project from our rooms when we had just graduated our college. Both Rohit & I studied Electronics & Telecommunications engineering for our Bachelor’s. Rohit is the technical brain and creator of the product, whereas I am responsible for promotion, operations, user research, etc. This blog will briefly cover our journey […]

Multy – deploy and switch to any cloud provider (open beta)

Hey everyone, we’re excited to share the open beta of Multy! About Multy Multy is an open-source tool that makes it easy to deploy and switch to any cloud provider. The motivation was the realization that, even when using Terraform, migrating infrastructure code requires an end-to-end re-write. Even though most core resources are the same […]

Firewalla Blue Plus Review by Ben Isai

I’d like to start off by thanking @hydn for the opportunity to enter and win this FWB+. Background I really enjoy homelabbing and playing with Linux (Servers/Networking devices). I have a few mini PCs, Raspberry Pis and other devices around the house that I thinker’ with. In 2020, I discovered Firewalla, and this company had everything I wanted, a beautiful phone […]

Webpc: Personal cloud desktop in your browser

We want to share with you our product, Webpc – A personal cloud desktop that focuses on privacy and simplicity. It’s a perfect use case if you want to test some code, run apps in a remote environment, or want to add an extra layer of security and privacy without spinning up a VM. Webpc […]

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