First up, why do we even need a gem caching server? Once you install a gem it does get cached in your system by default. Method mentioned in this post can be useful if you are using vagrant or docker to do bundle installs a lot of times. For example in my case every time I tried to build my docker image the
bundle install command used to take a lot of time because in every build it used to download all the gems again. Continue reading
If you use docker and docker-compose then you might have come across cases where you want services running across different networks to interact. Typically this need arises when we use a single database container like postgres and we want other containers created using different docker-compose files to use the database container. It can become really confusing and difficult to setup. I got stuck recently with a similar issue and resolved it. Hope it might be useful for you as well. Continue reading
I use docker-compose quite a lot. It makes using docker much more simple. I made a cheat sheet of all the syntax that I use often and compiled it into a gist. Hope it might be useful for others as well. Continue reading
While there are many DNS level adblockers available out there, Pi-hole clearly stands out for multiple reasons:
- It gives you stats and graphs of all the DNS data which is amazing
- It gives you a web interface using which you can selectively black list or whitelist websites and that makes things really easy.
The aim of my project was to support installation of containerised applications in amahi. Before I started my GSOC project, amahi supported applications which used a specific stack only. The goal of this project was to add support for different stacks by using docker. Continue reading