Don’t Block ICMP
“Don’t ping my server!” — is the sentiment among many sysadmins, and usually leads to a full-on ICMP blocking. But, it’s a terrible idea. Here’s why.
The (painful) Enterprise Way to the Cloud
Use the cloud, they said. It will be great, they said. Why is it painful then?
Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 2
After setting up the server as a Docker baseline, we now venture in building a Docker infrastructure.
Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 1
Recently I rebuilt the infrastructure that hosts this website following the principles of immutable infrastructure. Let’s see how that works!
Make AWS less painful with Lambda functions
Amazon Web Services can sometimes be a royal pain in the backside, especially because a lot of their services are not entirely feature complete. A lot of these gaps can, however, be filled with Amazon Lambda.
Building your own CDN for Fun and Profit
Fresh from the hold-my-beer department, why don’t we build our own little CDN? Oh, and it actually makes sense.