Serf Single Config File

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!


Raspberry Pi 2 [2/4] Installing Minibian & Minecraft

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!

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Swala – Swift & Scala

After experiencing both Swift and Scala for a substantial enough period of time to get a feel for them, in that order, I’d like to share my thoughts about them. Not because my thoughts are ridiculously original – however – they may give you some insight into the languages and what it’s like to work with them on their own. Or together in a cross-functional manner (if you’re into that thing). I’ll start by sharing a mini-light-bulb moment I had a few days ago.
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