Monitoring Plugins 2.3 released

While our last release has matured for quite a little time, there raised demands within our community for a new release. The development has settled this fall and @sni was already using master for a while in production, so we thought about to release. Anyway Debian Freeze is coming, let's…

HAProxy - a journey into multithreading (and SSL)

I'm running some load balancers which are using HAProxy to distribute HTTP traffic to multiple systems. While using SSL with HAProxy is possible since some time, it wasn't in the early days. So we decided for some customers, which was in need to provide encryption, to offload it with Apache.…

Comparing (OVH) I/O performance

Since some time I'm using cloud resources provided by OVH for some projects I'm involved. Recently we decided to give Zammad, an opensource support/ticketing solution, a try. We did choose the docker compose way for deployment, which also includes an elasticsearch instance. The important part of this information is,…

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…

Trying icinga2 and icingaweb2 with Docker

In case you ever wanted to look at Icinga2, even into distributed features, without messing with installing whole server setups, this might interesting for you. At first, you need to have a running Docker on your system. For more information, have a look into my previous post! Initiating Docker images…

Running Ghost blogging platform via Docker

When I was thinking about using Ghost, I did read the installations guide and then I just closed the browser window. I didn't wanted to install npm, yet another package manager, and just hack init scripts. Not speaking about updating Ghost itself. Some weeks later I did think about using…