General technology, from hardware to software and their implications on the world.

A Modern Approach to Single-Server Infrastructure

“The Cloud” is often marketed as the best alternative to managing servers yourself. For the most part, this is true, given you’re a corporation that can afford to buy-in to managed hosting and trade-off the need to hire system administrators to wrangle their RHEL or Windows Server machines. But if you’re not a corporation, and

Infrastructure-as-Code for Personal Projects

A recent topic of discussion that appeared on and Hacker News has been the use of the container orchestration tool, Kubernetes, to wrangle personal projects and websites. The initial entry that sparked this discussion was an article by Caleb Doxsey which pitched Kubernetes as an affordable platform for personal projects. Kubernetes: The Surprisingly Affordable