Public cloud from a DevOps point of view

or how efficient can you build and deploy your solutions Why does efficiency matter ? There are several factor that decide wich public cloud vendor you will use on your(next) project, like there are: * Functionality Part of choosing and using a particular public cloud vendor is of course the services they offer: if you need massive CPU/GPU clusters for your machne learning project, make sure they are available in your region(s) right now * Price Sometimes the only factor that matters * Size ...

#Chromebook #linux

Linux on a Chromebook just got easier with Termux

The only machine that I use is a Samsung Chromebook Plus and apart from running Docker, I can use it for my daily work review/research/develop activities. For me crouton is a life saver. But is not the only option out there anymore ! My Chromebook Plus runs Android apps and now the Termux app for Android comes into play ! This app provides an Ubuntu based Linux emulator for Android phones/tablets and my Chromebook with larger screen and full keyboard make it really easy to use. ...

#Chromebook #norwegian

International (norwegian) keys on a Chromebook

I live in the Netherlands and could only get a Chromebook from the UK with the UK keyboard layout. Which is fine for normal situations as it has the qwerty layout and only the £, @, # and “ symbols are shown in different keys. But I do have to type some norwegian sometimes. Even on models sold in Norway it is not obvious how to type those characters on a Chromebook even though the keyboard of a Chromebook shows the symbols (local staff in 2 stores did not know. ...

#node.js #synology

Installing Node.js on a Synology DS411+ (Intel cpu)

Need help installing node.js on an Intel base Synology? Want to install node.js (or do you prefer nodejs or node js)on your intel based Synology like my DS411+ and getting stuck or lost in compile errors after following the ARM based instructions? Look no further because Synology has provided node.js as a standard package and you can get node.js up and running in 5 minutes! Just go to the Package Center, choose Utilities and install Node. ...

#node.js #synology #Ghost

Installing Ghost on Synology

Ghost is an excellent blogging tool and happens to be free and easy to install on your Synology. First get node.js installed, see node.js on synology ds411 intel on how to do that. NB Synology comes with node.js V0.12 and runs just fine for Ghost. Next follow this official tutorial from Ghost.org Remember to install Ghost under /volume1 or somewhere else than /root or it will be deleted on the next DSM update Open/forward the port 2368 from the internet to your Synology Then you’ll want to run the ghost app in the background: you need to install a handy tool called screen. ...