Containers with FreeBSD

2 years ago I made a post about creating a high available system with KVM/Qemu and Bird. Although I still use bird, I have tried it out using FreeBSD Jails and the bHyve hypervisor. The bird setup is still the same, so you find it on the previous post. For this setup you need Jails […]

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Backup your data

Some months ago I had an issue with a failing disk in my raid array of my main server. The Disk in question was part of the raid5 array that hold all my data. Raid 5 means 1 disk for parity, so a second drive failing would mean the end of my data. Thankfully the […]

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Training in India – Cycling in Delhi

Last Sunday we went to cycle in Old Delhi. It was wonderful to view the city in a fast paced experience. The cycle tour started close by metro station Delhi Gate. The tour guide showed us a lot of Delhi and its architecture. But also the slums. Are there any electricians here? Don’t look to […]

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Training in India – Taj Mahal

Today we went with the group (minus 2 on sick leave) to the Taj Mahal in Agra. Taj Mahal, or Crown of the Palace, is an ivory-white marble mausoleum build by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his favorite wife Muntaz Mahal. The construction of the complex started in 1632 and took 22 years to […]

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Training in India – Koening Training center

It is not only fun and sightseeing, I am here for training. During a normal weekday (Monday – Saturday) we are at the Koenig training center. We stay at a hotel operated by Koenig and the drive to and from the training center is also operated by Koenig. Although, sometimes, there is also some other […]

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Training in India – Arrival in India

For my work I’ve been send, with 8 colleagues, to India to get training for 4 Microsoft certificates. I’d like to journal my experience. The flight went smooth, we’ve flown with a Boeing 777 from Jet Airways from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport. The roads are pretty busy, it’s rush hour around […]

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Graduation

Previous month, January, I graduated from university. Last Friday was the graduation ceremony and I was awarded the grade Bachelor of Science. During the ceremony every graduate told about their graduation projects, what they did and how it went. My graduation project was creating a self-service portal for the hosting company SinnerG. Clients must be […]

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Urbex Trip

Previous Saturday I went with friends to a urbex trip in Belgium, we went to 3 different locations there. Urbex, Urban Exploration, visiting old locations, making photographs and having fun with friends. We visited a military fort, mine and railway station. We also did some cosplay photo shoots but that will get another post. Pictures […]

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Visit to the datacenter 11

It’s been more than 3 years ago that I did a post about visiting a datacenter. A lot has happened in between, moved 2 times from colocation provider and with that moving from datacenter. I started in July 2011 with hosting on my own hardware in Grafix NOC/DataHouse Capelle a/d IJsel, moved to Serverius DC1 […]

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Routing with anycast

Around a year ago I posted about routing my own prefixes to my machines with BGP, and running anycast. anycast is a routing architecture where your visitors are going to the (logical) nearest node of the cluster. I run a 2 node cluster, located in 2 different datacenters in Amsterdam in the Coloclue network. In […]

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