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Docker on VULTR + IPv6

2016-03-03T17:08:00+00:00

I’ve been using VULTR for a little while now and have been generally very pleased (especially with the very recent facelift the management portal received). I don’t want to waste too much time talking about it, but the “killer feature” for me (over some of their competitors like DigitalOcean) is that I can provide a [...]

Docker on VULTR + IPv6 2016-03-03T17:08:00+00:00

DebConf14

2014-08-30T19:49:33+00:00

I was given the opportunity to attend DebConf in Portland this year, and I must say that it took me entirely by surprise (as a first-time attendee). Most conferences have several strong talk tracks and you end up spending a lot of time sitting in talks wondering when they'll be over. At DebConf, there's an [...]

DebConf14 2014-08-30T19:49:33+00:00

Docker on Gentoo (Love is a Battlefield)

2014-05-17T16:59:19+00:00

Docker on Gentoo can be a beautiful thing, but it can also be a challenge navigating some of the trade-offs. The hardest decision to make, in my opinion, is which storage backend to use. Each one has ups and downs, and some of them have ups and downs that are more specific to Gentoo than [...]

Docker on Gentoo (Love is a Battlefield) 2014-05-17T16:59:19+00:00

Getting High on Hy

2014-04-26T13:07:23+00:00

My good friend Paul Tagliamonte recently gave a talk at PyCon 2014 about his language, Hy. It's effectively Lisp implemented inside Python (so cleanly that Python itself doesn't care to differentiate the result from any other Python code). It's a solid talk that covers a lot of good ground about some of the cool stuff [...]

Getting High on Hy 2014-04-26T13:07:23+00:00