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Docker done right: docker compose and up to kompose

Docker was born for the cloud. It is the easiest way to run different software in a tiny box, installing it in a rapid way and with a nice way to wipe it in a snap. But when docker shines are the little docker compose files, which realize the Infrastructure as Code, a configuration file …

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Idempotent and minimal python 3 library for rapid scripting. Provide support for creating file, adding data to them, patching and so on. Why? (Ba)sh scripting is very easy to setup. So we end up using it all the time for simple procedural script. Sometimes is it useful to have idempotent script, like Ansible and Saltstack …

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Commodore Retro Magic Dream: Pyc64 supports I/O on real emulation

I am happy to announce pyc64 now supports save and load programs on top of real emulation. Irmen point me to the right code to look, and I implemented the fix in the weekend; happy hacking!   Commodore-64 simulator in pure Python https://github.com/irmen/pyc64 4 forks. 35 stars. 1 open issues. Recent commits: Merge pull request …

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Mail Server on Docker (UPDATED)

Hosting your own email server is not a mandatory task; it increase your attack surface too. But relaying too much on big emails provider (Gmail, Outlook, Aruba, Fastmail) could be a risk for our democracy. For instance, who decide how Spam is managed (i.e. what could be a Spam email)? Can we trust big providers? Email …

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How to monitor MySQL / MariaDB query progress

How to monitor MySQL / MariaDB query progressThe progress indicator of MySQL or MariaDB long-running commands and queries is extremely extremely and frustratingly coarse. In an index update I’m running now it was stuck in the same state for more than three hours. Thankfully, the pmonitor tool allows us to precisely monitor the progress of …

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RetroGames TheC64 (BIG)

It is already history, and you can read my review there. But if you like to try it yourself, you can order the C/64 Replica below. PS: if you wait some time, I predict it will ha a sale price of 40% of more, in a couple of months…versus the current 104€ retail price.

Alexa Easy

Alexa Easy free you from your daunting social tasks. Let Alexa Easy  take a pause (break up) with your partner or organize a funding event with guys you did not call in the last ten years, and regain credibility.Personal life mixed up with job responsabilities? Let Alexa Easy fire your best friends, with a nice hug. …

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