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Month: September 2017

Comparision of Time Series Database Options

Comparision of Time Series Database Options

We have been investigating how to mature our Time Series Database architecture and options. Towards this end, I have completed an assessment of a couple of the most popular TSDB options as well as exploring Wavefront. In our team we heavily depend on Open Source, but Wavefront is very interesting since it was recently acquired by VMware. Here’s a quick burndown of the assessment. Every comparison has some assumptions, here are the major ones that I made during this comparison…

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Automated Build of a WordPress Site

Automated Build of a WordPress Site

With the plethora of readily available and economical hosting solutions, it’s super easy to spin up a WordPress site. Deciding that my blog needed moved from Blogger, I’ve built this one using Google Cloud Platform for the underlying OS (running CentOS7) and created a simple Ansible Playbook w/template to build a WordPress server with minimal manual intervention. https://github.com/calebs71/ansible/tree/master/wordpress If you are interested in basic automation, checkout Ansible and feel free to use the playbook to spin up your own WordPress…

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