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Minnesota

You may have to adjust your browser resolution to see the background splash today, but visiting the state capitol I was surprised to learn over our house of Representatives is a gold sculptured mural where Minnesota is depicted as a woman brining the French trappers/early American pioneers and Native Americans together.
Cypress Testing - Getting started

Cypress Testing - Getting started

Published Nov 9, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Cypress.io is a browser based test automation startup based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2015 by Brian Mann and Randall Kent, they saw a gap in front-end test automation tools and built their own Ja...

Smart plugs and Datadog - Triggering physical alerts with Py Kasa

Smart plugs and Datadog - Triggering physical alerts with Py Kasa

Published Nov 4, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Having to replace some cheap smart plugs that all failed, I figured it might be worth getting some that we could program.

Harbor CR with HA/DR

Harbor CR with HA/DR

Published Oct 31, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

Harbor has been my preferred on-prem Container Registry but time and time again, it crashes on the database.

K3S Rebuilds and Automation

K3S Rebuilds and Automation

Published Oct 25, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

I did something dumb. I bumped a power cord. As I left for a camping trip, I must have inadvertently bumped the magsafe connector on the Macbook Air that serves as the primary node on the cluster....

HCP Packer

HCP Packer

Published Oct 19, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

At Hashiconf 2022 they announced a new HCP (Hashi Cloud Platform) product ; HCP Packer. While the bulk of announcements and presentations revolved around Terraform and Vault, their largest product...

Terraform and OPA

Terraform and OPA

Published Oct 12, 2022 by Isaac Johnson

One of the more interesting announcements from Hashiconf this year was native OPA support in Terraform Cloud. Open Policy Agent has become the standard for policy checks and enforcement.

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