Infrastructure-First Development

Unless you're a very particular kind of person, project management and system infrastructure are the last things on your mind when you undertake a new side project or startup. For a side project, the fun is in taking the motivation from having an idea, prototyping an MVP as quickly as…

Syncing Mobile Photos with Photoprism

Photoprism LogoPhotoprism [https://demo.photoprism.org/] is the self-hosted photo/video library that does it all for me. It has labeling of images so you can search by picture content, it has calendar and map features for more natural finding of the pictures you're trying to find and it lets…

Simple Splunk Log Ingestion from Docker Containers

I self-host as many services as I practically can. It's liberating on a number of fronts (which I will write about in a future post) while also providing a great way to learn new technologies. As a brief introduction, I host everything from one server using Traefik [https://traefik.io/…