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Home Lab storage performance

I have been noticing my Zabbix server had been alerting on high I/O and CPU wait times on several VMs when multiple servers were powered on or other concurre...

Adventures with CoreOS

I now have three CoreOS boxes setup in my home lab - following the steps here. But just having three CoreOS boxes doing nothing is boring, so I’ve decided to...

Chef - Transitioning from Puppet

Although I haven’t administered a full enterprise Puppet deployment, I do have some experience with it - both in the masterless configuration and with Puppet...

The lab lives again!

After moving from Rochester, NY to Missouri, I’m happy to report everything has made it to Missouri intact and in working condition! Some quick lessons for m...