Cloud

In these posts we talk about using or building cloud providers.

Automatically Updating GitHub Inventory in Google Sheets

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If you’ve ever gotten lost in the sea of repositories of 1+ GitHub organizations, there’s a quick way to get an overview within minutes. Let’s take a look at how to achieve that for free using just Google Sheets and the GitHub API.

Don’t Block ICMP

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“Don’t ping my server!” — is the sentiment among many sysadmins, and usually leads to a full-on ICMP blocking. But, it’s a terrible idea. Here’s why.

The (painful) Enterprise Way to the Cloud

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Use the cloud, they said. It will be great, they said. Why is it painful then?

Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 2

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After setting up the server as a Docker baseline, we now venture in building a Docker infrastructure.

Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 1

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Recently I rebuilt the infrastructure that hosts this website following the principles of immutable infrastructure. Let’s see how that works!

Make AWS less painful with Lambda functions

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Amazon Web Services can sometimes be a royal pain in the backside, especially because a lot of their services are not entirely feature complete. A lot of these gaps can, however, be filled with Amazon Lambda.

Building your own CDN for Fun and Profit

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Fresh from the hold-my-beer department, why don’t we build our own little CDN? Oh, and it actually makes sense.