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The Book of Doodle

Was Once Famous, For About a Day

Sep 27, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 6

Having a big family means making sacrifices. I had my own closet in the house to run my noisy server. It paired nicely with the wiring drop for all the wires in the

Sep 21, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 5

Now that my two servers are built, it's time to build the ultimate VM - my daily non-work driver. There's something special about this VM though: This will not do. In fact, it

Sep 20, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 4

So, Linux VMs imported fine - this is good. There was some wonkiness with the network adapters as HyperV names them different, so I had to adjust the netplans to match the new

Sep 9, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 3

A long time ago, I came upon some 8TB WD USB3 drives. They serve a decent purpose in my ghetto fabulous compute server - they were the data drives for all the joy

Sep 7, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 2

In our last encounter, I had teased you with my need for more. Specifically, more storage since I had ditched all those spinning disks. I've been a YouTube Premium subscriber for like ten

Aug 29, 2022

Home Lab Renewal - Pt 1

About two years ago, I purchased myself a pretty sweet deal on Ebay: Dell RX730xd 2 x 2.5Ghz Xeon Gold 128 GB ECC RAM 28 TB RAW 2 x 1oGB Ethernet and

Mar 24, 2022

Reverse Proxy & Home Internet

I really love my network at home and the small network I've built over the past few years up in the cloud. It's gone through a number of machinations to suit my needs,

Nov 28, 2021

Minio and Azure

Minio and Azure

When one simple thing breaks, the fix is definitely gonna be more complex. But, at least I learned a few new Azure tricks!

Sep 1, 2021

Fascination with Dropped Packets

Fascination with Dropped Packets

For the longest time, my network has been rock solid. Recently, however, a single device (my work one of course) has started misbehaving. Here's the drill: 1. A complete Ubiquiti setup - we're

Feb 7, 2021

It's hard being a dad...

There are times when I'm happy, but sad at the same time. This has always been the case, but it comes into sharp relief when I'm not sad at anyone, but rather, the