Docker minimal deployment setup

I got into a situation where I got a minimal setup, fairly small VPS for a test/staging server which was behind a VPN. For a project I needed to deploy frontend services but rather than a Kubernetes setup I needed to get the same basic features on a simple bare VPS where I wasn’t even root at.

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FAT32 over 2TB - USB vs SATA

A number of years ago I started setting up a DIY NAS, before that I simply had a stack of external hard drives. At the time I switched a lot between Linux and Windows, the NTFS support wasn’t great and since life is too short to remove devices safely I usually just unplugged them causing Linux to refuse to mount since “the partition was still active”. So FAT32 it was…

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