Mailcow Gotchas

Things to watch out for if you install a Mailcow VM.

Read More
Vertical Slice Architecture using Aiohttp class-based views.

Experimenting with Vertical Slice architecture for web apps with Aiohttp.

Read More
Aiohttp Vs. Starlette

Another speed comparison between Python web frameworks.

Read More
Another WordPress container gotcha

Sendmail is not installed on in the WordPress image

Read More
openlitespeed on docker desktop....nope.

The openlitespeed docker environment doesn't seem to work on docker desktop.

Read More
MongoDb shards on Docker for Windows

I recently spun up a tri-replicated, tri-sharded, tri-mongos'd database on the lab nodes. It worked, and was OK for the learning experience, but I'm not sure I would trust it for much else.

Read More
Centos 7 nic bonding Gotchas and Hints

I recently decided to try to bond four nics on a Centos 7 host. It wasn't smooth sailing.

Read More
WordPress Docker Container Portability Gotchas and Hints

The official WordPress container works well for local development on your local machine, but I hit a few gotchas migrating to a 'production' system.

Read More
PFSense ACME Module Manual Update

I didn't find a comprehensive guide to setting up manually renewed DNS based certificates with the PFsense ACME module, so here is a quick walk through.

Read More
PFSense HAProxy Gotchas and Hints

Quick list of hurdles hit with HAProxy module in PFSense

Read More