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Self-hosting your location history with OwnTracks
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Self-Hosting Owntracks Google Maps
Looking to find an alternative to Google Maps Timeline? OwnTracks is a self-hosted location history tracker and might be a decent alternative to Google Maps Timeline.


Bulk tagging all instances in an Auto Scaling Group (ASG) using AWS CLI and JMESPath Expressions
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DevOps Tips & How-To's Aws Ec2 Tagging
I dig into AWS CLI a little bit to explain how we can use JMESPath expressions to apply client-side and server-side filtering and bulk tag instances of an Auto Scaling Group.
How do you specify a target hostname for a https request?
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DevOps Tips & How-To's Curl Sni Tls Https
I’ve been using hostname spoofing with curl for a while and I find out why hostname spoofing doesn’t work with TLS.
How to get fzf working in PowerShell
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DevOps Tips & How-To's Fzf Powershell Opensource
Here’s how you can get the goodness of fuzzy search in your PowerShell terminal with fzf.


Self-hosting FreshRSS (for free) on in under 10 minutes
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DevOps Self-Hosting
Here’s how you can self-host FreshRSS on in under 10 minutes
Migrating Route 53 records from Latency Based Routing to Geolocation routing with zero downtime
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DevOps Route 53 DNS Aws
I had some fun playing with Route 53’s routing policies.
Notes on moving Amazon Linux AMI to Amazon Linux 2
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DevOps Packer Aws AMI
I picked up a task to migrate our base image from Amazon Linux to Amazon Linux 2. Here’s what I needed to get it to work.


Taking on the DigitalOcean Kubernetes Challenge - GitOps CI/CD with Argo CD and Tekton
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DevOps Kubernetes Terraform Docker
I attempt to complete the DigitalOcean Kubernetes Challenge and deploy a GitOps CI/CD solution using Tekton and Argo CD
Second Edition of Practical Docker With Python is now available
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General Books Docker
The second edition of my book - Practical Docker with Python is now available.
Checking for connectivity of ElastiCache Redis instances across peering connections using VPC Reachability Analyzer
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DevOps Aws VPC
The VPC Reachability Analyzer tool is a network diagnostic tool from AWS. In this post I look at how effective the VPC Reachability Analyzer tool to diagnose a network connectivity issue from a VPC peering connection to a private subnet.