Shameless plug: I’ve recently posted a blog about Serf, a wonderful application orchestration tool from Hashicorp, and how you can start automatically bootstrapping your cluster.
In case you’re wondering about the featured image of a Tirimisu, it has nothing to do with this post and it was bloody delicious!
In this second instalment I will go through the thought process of installing my chosen OS, Minibian, and using it to setup a Minecraft server that can easily host 2-4 people. Also the different Minecraft server options are briefly explored such as Spigot, finally close some best practices I’ve discovered.
If you haven’t seen my first post I recommend reading it here to get some context – if you’re just here for the dirty details, read on!