Tiernan OToole


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...

double speed Internet Part 9 - Going Back

Posted on 20 July 2016. Comments

[NOTE] This part 9 in a series of posts. The rest can be found hereWell, the double internet experiment is about ready to be finished… After 9 posts, 4 months, lots of sweating, many painful nights trying to figure out why something stopped using,...

Meraki and Ubiquiti networks gear Update

Posted on 20 June 2016. Comments

In part 6 of my Double Internet Series I mentioned i was running a Meraki MX64 in the network, and said i would write up about it. I am taking this oppertunity to also write up about the Ubiquiti networks gear in the house also. First on the list...

double speed Internet Part 8 - Routing Around

Posted on 08 June 2016. Comments

[NOTE] This part 8 in a series of posts. The rest can be found here.At the end of my last post I asked the question about routing traffic to different servers based on thier distances, etc… Well, after a bit of messing, i can say it kind of works!...

double speed Internet Part 7 - ECMP (kind of)

Posted on 31 May 2016. Comments

[NOTE] This part 7 in a series of posts. The rest can be found here.In the last post I mentioned I am now using Hetzner for hosting a dedicated box. Thats still live, and going well. I have a /29 IP range (6 usable) and also 2 other IPs. So far, s...