Securing Data

As a data geek, I've been wondering how I could protect my data from the main threats (if possible by using only open source software). For instance, losing data because of a hardware failure is just something that shouldn't happen anymore, thanks to all the technology available today. One could …

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Chef Server on Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi devices are cheap, quiet, and powerful enough to run a Debian based Linux Operating System called Raspbian. Such device would be very convenient to manage one's personal infrastructure, composed of some physical and / or virtual machines, by running Chef Server.

While, the official Chef website mostly documents the …

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Data management

When using several computers (or devices) from different locations, the question of data management arises. Basically, I wish being able to access my data from any computer; I wish my data to be protected, accordingly to its privacy and I wish my data to be backed up appropriately.

With the …

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ZNC in Docker container

ZNC is a popular IRC bouncer, which stays connected to IRC channels and log conversations while one isn't connected. This note desrcibes how to launch ZNC in a Docker container, so that it be launched on any Docker enabled platform. To quick start with Docker, one can follow the steps …

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Ubuntu VM auto installation

Installing a fresh Ubuntu, or any other Linux distribution, on a new system is quite forward. The installer asks you a few question about your country, keyboard, network, ... . Then it installs all the required packages on the system, and makes it bootable.

However, when playing with VMs (Virtual Machines), you …

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