Writings.

  1. Migrating Gitlab non-packaged PostgreSQL into omnibus-packaged

    With the release of Gitlab 8.15 it was announced that PostgreSQL needs to be upgraded. As I migrated from a source installation I used to have an external PostgreSQL database instead of using the one shiped with the omnibus package. So I decided to do the data migration into…

    Planet OpenSource git
  2. Container Orchestration Thoughts

    Since some time everybody (read developer) want to run his new microservice stacks in containers. I can understand that building and testing an application is important for developers. One of the benefits of containers is, that developer (in theory) can put their new version of applications into production on their…

    Planet OpenSource Docker HighAvailability Container
  3. Oxidized - silly attempt at (Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ)

    Since ages I wanted have replaced this freaking backup solution of our Network Equipment based on some hacky shell scripts and expect uploading the configs on a TFTP server. Years ago I stumbled upon RANCID (Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ) but had no time to implement it. Now I…

    Planet OpenSource Debian Networking Packaging Docker
  4. Using nginx as reverse proxy (for containered Ghost)

    In some cases it might be a good idea to use a reverse proxy in front of a web application. Nginx is a very common solution for this scenario these days. As I started with containers for some of my playgrounds, I decided to go this route. Container security When…

    Planet Debian Docker OpenSource Nginx