Month: May 2018

My many ramblings

Pi-Hole – Taking back control of your DNS

Pi-Hole I have seen a few posts on twitter recently about people running the Pi-Hole software for network-wide ad blocking.   The software was originally built to run on a Rasberry Pi and therefore is very lightweight.   I don’t have any Pi’s so i thought lets test it in a VM. Build I spun…
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AWS Lightsail

AWS Lightsail I have been running this blog on-top of some of my Infrastructure at home but the performance ( due to my connection) has never been stunning. So I decided to move it over to an AWS Lightsail instance to investigate more about the newer VPS service from Amazon and to hopefully help anyone…
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AWS Status Page – Monitoring Included

AWS Status Page – Enhancements In a previous post, I deployed a basic AWS status page.  The tool I deployed lambstatus supports pulling metrics from AWS Cloudwatch and displaying them.  As part of my personal development, I thought I would include this on my status page. I managed to get this working as can be…
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