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Tiernan OToole


Business Class Broadband... finally here....

Posted on 09 March 2017. Comments

So, after many (MANY) years messing with dual cable modems, struggling to get them working together, to get websites to even allow me in, having to use hacks and kluges to get it to work at all… I have given up. It has been a struggle getting two ...

Distributed S3 data storage using Minio (and Zerotier)

Posted on 19 January 2017. Comments

So, something i have been looking into in recient times has been Distributed Storage, and, more specifically, how to use the storage in my many, many machines to protect data, and also increese my usable space… There are a few projects on the mark...

Docker Jekyll and Mr ngrok

Posted on 15 November 2016. Comments

See what i did with the title?! Anyway, in my last post, i explained how i was building this site with Docker running on Windows 10 with the Anniversary update. Today, i am going to show you how to host it using Nginx and ngrok.So, first, you shou...

Building Jekyll sites with Docker on Windows

Posted on 02 November 2016. Comments

As some of you probably know (or based on the footer of the site) this site is built with Jekyll. Jekyll is a static web site builder, written in Ruby, and is a bit of a pain to build on Windows. Earlier on this year, I wrote up a post explaining ...

Cloud Desktop becoming a reality

Posted on 14 September 2016. Comments

I have talked about the theory of the “Cloud desktop” twice on my older blog (Rackspace’s Hosted Virtual Desktop and More on the desktop in the cloud) way back since 2011. Since then, a few things have changed: Amazon have released AWS Workspaces...