Postgres: The Graph Database You Didn’t Know You Had

by Dylan Paulus SQL engines and RDBMS are a battle tested, tried and true core technology of nearly every application. NoSQL for locally run applications,…

How To: Database clustering with MariaDB and Galera.

The Situation MariaDB, a fork of MySQL, has had multi-master clustering support from the the initial version 10 release. However, the more recent releases have…

How-to: Easily update MariaDB from 10.0 onward on Cent OS 7

The Situation Recently I had to update the database services in an number of environments. The reasons were the typical ones: performance, bug fixes, keeping-up-with-the-jones,…

Intro: k3s, a less needy Kubernetes.

What is all this? The official documentation states “…k3s is a intended to be a fully compliant production-grade Kubernetes distribution with [the following] changes…”. But…

Docker nginx-proxy round robin…

So we use docker for container services at work. One container that is part of our ‘dev’ tools is an nginx reverse proxy tied to…

Out of the box performance: PHP + PDO + MariaDB

Backstory: Another week, another evening at the Pub with some friends and colleges. Somehow or the other we got on the topic of database insert¬†performance…

Lets Encrypt on Amazon Linux,

¬†So after switching some domain names around I wanted to add a Lets Encrypt SSL cert. to the blog here. Simple enough right? Log into…