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jq makes AWS “describe-instances” actually useful

Just so I don’t forget 🙂 aws ec2 describe-instances | \ jq ‘.Reservations[].Instances[] | {IP: .PrivateIpAddress, ID: .InstanceId, Name: .Tags[] | select(.Key==”Name”).Value}’  

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General things

Linux font rendering sucks, a.k.a “Where is Boohomil”?

For some reason, the maintainer behind the “*-infinality” packages in Arch Linux “has gone missing” for a while. Why is that important to me? Because infinality is a patch set to a bunch of font and rendering packages, which make fonts under Linux look SO much better than the default setup. (Yes, there are still […]

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Docker Infrastructure Snippets

Elastic Beanstalk with Docker using Terraform

I just investigate AWS Elastic Beanstalk. And I want to use terraform for this. This is what I’ve done, and how I’ve got it running. I basically do this because the docs for this are either super-long (and are still missing critical points) or super-short (and are also missing critical points), at least what I’ve […]

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General things Longer things

The state of things – management

Yep, this is the challenge why I converted from a freelancer (which I still prefer as a working model) to a “normal” employed person. I am a “manager” now. Well, I just have team responsibility. And it is crazy. This brings *so* many challenges which are so amazing (cause they’re new) and exhausting (cause I […]

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General things Longer things

The state of things – technology

It’s been a while. I am currently pretty burned out, and the work keeps getting more. This is bad. But let’s talk about some challenges right now. So this is an overview of our … Technical state We’re still using Rancher. Rancher is super cool, but has the annoying habit of completely crashing about once […]