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Home Data Center Project: Setting up a VMware vSphere ESXi 6.7 on Dell R610

While building a really powerful Kubernetes cluster is useful, I decided to add further utility to the project by using VMware's vSphere ESXi on one of the servers to allow for virtualization of other operating systems.

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Deckee subsidiary Boata acquired by Flotespace

The startup I co-founded, Deckee, recently had one of our subsidiaries acquired. Exciting times ahead for Flotespace and Boata!

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Home Data Center Project: Load balancing multiple ethernet ports

All servers within this project have 4 ethernet ports. To increase throughput in communication between each, I had to bond each of these devices to allow all devices on each server to be used, in effect quadrupling the throughput between each server.

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Setting up and using git large file storage (LFS)

Keeping large files within git can be real pain for performance and can create a number of other issues. LFS helps solve those problems if you need to store large files within your repo.

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Creating a single PDF from multiple images on MacOS

Occasionally it can be helpful to combine a number of images or graphics into a single PDF. This is possible and very easy to achieve using the native tools within MacOS.

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Using Github Actions and Package Registry to build, store and deploy your containers

With Github Actions and Package Registry, you can now build almost an entire CI/CD chain without using other services

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Home Data Center Project: Wiping and configuring Force10 switch

A number of ports didn't work on the Force10 switch when initially using it as a standard switch. This was likely due to having special settings based on the previous installation while also having credentials for access via the console port. This post describes getting access to the switch, wiping the settings and setting it up for the given project.

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US Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery 2021 now open

The US Diversity Visa Lottery is now open for 2021. Entry costs about an hour of your time, but the reward can be life changing.

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