If you are in China or temporarily visit China, it’s hard to open Google, Gmail, Slideshare, Twitter, etc. Internet Censorship is fine. But… I strongly suggest there should be one exception. We, as developers, should be able to access. It’s a must to do a better job. Here I provide a free VPN service. The password will be rotated periodically. Unfortunately I can’t afford to make a bigger commitment. It should be good for temporary use. Right? Good news is you will have a Docker image to easily run the service in your own server. Check it now!
For DevOps, installation is one of our major tasks. People may wonder package installation is pretty straight-forward and easy now. Just run commands like apt-get, yum, brew, etc. Or simply leave it to containers.
Is it really that easy? Here is a list of headache and hidden costs. Discuss with us, DevOps gurus!
Any serious DevOps will only ssh by key file. Not with password, right? And mostly our powerful key file can unlock many critical envs. Have you ever uploaded your private key to other envs, like jumpbox? What if your key is magically stolen by hackers somehow?
Time to protect your sensitive ssh key by passphrase. And live with it, headache-free.
Lots of professional programmers use Macs heavily in their daily work. Do you know we can easily export mac laptop to the internet? Trusted people can access our laptop directly from anywhere. Definitely for temporary use. It could be ssh operations or various web services.
Here is A Simple And Complete Guide in 10 min. Share it, if you like it.
To poll Elasticsearch db status, we usually need to learn and try many many REST API. When we’re new, it would take quite a while to put all the pieces together.
As Ops/DevOps, we are usually more concerned about cluster health and data inside. Enclosed is A Simple Step-By-Step Guide to check elasticsearch. Cluster, Nodes, Shards, Indices, Documents And Beyond.
DigitalOcean is inexpensive to AWS EC2. Surprisingly Linode is even 30%-40% cheaper than Digtialocean. Certainly Linode is much less matured to them both. But with reasonable compromise, Linode could be attracting to small business and individuals.
Enclosed is a detail VPS comparison report, based on my hand-on experience.