Selecting a New Reverse Proxy - Caddy or Traefik?

Since I've been using a reverse proxy in Production, I've been using a particular set of containers. The problem that I have with these is that there are quite a few issues (some even filed by me) for the builds of these containers which I've had to patch around. I've…

Jenkins with HTTPS in a Docker Container

This post will be updated to reflect my new proxy setup at some point in the future. For now, please see this post for information about the new selection. The current proxy solution still works, it's just a bit stale. Assumptions You know what HTTPS and SSL certificates are/do…

Configuring VSF (Virtual Switching Framework) Stacking on the HPE/Aruba 2930F

Stacking is something that I toyed around with in my university days, using Cisco stacking cables to stack equipment in the lab. Coming into the industry as part of an internal IT team, the reality was a touch different.…

The Magic of Upgrading Pip Packages

Tell me if this rings a bell: You run something from `pip` and get told that your `pip` version needs an upgrade. You run `pip install --upgrade pip` and then think about how many other packages might need an upgrade... So, you run `pip list --outdated` and it returns a tonne of packages.…

WebHooks & Python & Discord! Oh My!

So I had a need earlier on today. The need for simple end-user notifications. This need has some backstory, however...…