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AWX on a VM two ways

AWX on a VM two ways

Published May 11, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

I often run AWX in Kubernetes, either on-prem K3s, AKS or GKE. It’s easy to setup the Operator and instantiation. In fact, at work, one of our SREs even built out a very slick Terraform module ju...

Uptime Kuma and RunDeck Revisit

Uptime Kuma and RunDeck Revisit

Published May 9, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

Today we’ll look at Uptime Kuma and Rundeck again. Unlike the last time, we’ll focus on running these via Docker on a Linux host (instead of Kubernetes). We’ll handle exposing Uptime via an “Exte...

Ansible: Fixing k3s Reset

Ansible: Fixing k3s Reset

Published May 5, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

I had grand plans for a telemetry deep dive today. But things just kept not sorting out for me. But sometimes, it’s in the problems we can find something worthwhile to share.

Spacelift.io

Spacelift.io

Published May 2, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

A colleague pointed out spacelift.io as a potential solution for Ansible and Terraform. It has an always-free tier. Today we’ll set up an account, do a demo and try out context, worker pools, and...

SigNoz: TLS, Pagerduty and Webhooks

SigNoz: TLS, Pagerduty and Webhooks

Published Apr 27, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

In the last post, we focused on setting up a simple SigNoz system in the test cluster and trying Slack alert channels. Today, we’ll launch SigNoz in the main on-prem cluster, configure Ingress wit...

SigNoz: Setup, APM, Logs and Slack

SigNoz: Setup, APM, Logs and Slack

Published Apr 25, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

At its core, SigNoz is an open-source application performance monitoring (APM) and observability tool. Built on open standards like Open Telemetry, Jaeger and Prometheus it makes it easy to collec...

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