Self-hosted Web Analytics - Matomo

For the last couple of years I have been trying to reduce my dependency on Google's services, one of the harder services I found to replace was Google Analytics for this website.

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Pi-hole, MetalLB, Layer 2 and all that kind of fun stuff

If I was to recommend one service for friends to run at home, it would be pi-hole. For those that might not be familiar, pi-hole is a network wide adblocker.

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Jellyfin deployed in Kubernetes with Helm

Jellyfin is an open source software media system that helps users to manage and stream their media collections. The aim of the project is to provide an open source alternative to Plex and Emby.

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A Kubernetes cluster in minutes with SUSE CaaS

After attending SUSE Experts Day in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin a few months ago, I was excited to try out the new the SUSE CaaS platform that they had been talking about...

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Deploying an Openstack cloud on Kubernetes

This post looks at deploying a full Openstack environment on a Kubernetes cluster using Helm and the Openstack-Helm project

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Upgrading a Gen10 MicroServer with an SSD

The HPE Proliant Microservers have been very popular machines among home server enthusiasts for a good few years now...

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Preparing for the CKA Exam

Kubernetes seems to be everywhere these days. It has become a bit of a buzzword in the software development industry. A day doesn't go by in the office without someone in the office mentioning it but what is it?....

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Brian Carey | DevOps Engineer