Ceph has been integrated with Proxmox for a few releases now, and with some manual (but simple) CRUSH rules it’s easy to create a tiered storage cluster using mixed SSDs and HDDs. Anyone who has used VSAN or Nutanix should be familiar with how this works. “Hot” data is written/read using the SSDs and then … Read moreHyperconverged hybrid storage on the cheap with Proxmox and Ceph
Sharepoint online is way better than hosting Sharepoint yourself, unless you like torture. However, I’ve found the availability of Powershell cmdlets for Sharepoint Online, specifically for searching and adding to lists. There were a few community-provided solutions, but I found the performance of them to be poor with large lists. With some advanced Google-fu and … Read moreSharepoint online list cmdlets
Don’t get me wrong, I love me some OSS. However, I find that there are often times where a project is 90%-95% complete, but is missing one or two key features that would really make it a commercial software killer. Case in point: The OpenOffice Writer ruler. This beast right here looks almost identical … Read moreMy problem with open-source in a nutshell
No longer content with re-inventing the wheel, I’ve switched to WordPress as the base content engine for Taco Island. Let’s git ‘er done.