kubernetes, open source, photography, nerd stuff

Cheating on Fedora After 15 Years

After 24 years of Linux on the desktop, 15 of them with Fedora, I recently had a bit of a mid-life crisis that led to a brief and unfortunate indiscretion. The cracks in my relationship with Fedora have been developing for some time. I work from home and have for a very long time. I have room for one desk in my house, and I need to work with a very finely tuned ergonomic desk setup....

February 18, 2022

2021 Photography Review

Looking back at my new year’s resolutions for the last decade or so, taking up photography has been on the list virtually every year. I’ve tried in the past, which went ok for a time, but as smartphones ate the world I eventually lost interest in lugging around a camera and drifted away from it. It’s been developing for a few years now, but 2020’s pandemic really helped me realize how much I love to be outdoors, in the woods, on the coast, and in the ocean....

December 28, 2021

kcp: Kubernetes Without Nodes and Why I Care

Nodes? Where we're going, we don't need.... nodes. (what if kube was just the API that could talk to anything?) prototype and call to ideate at https://t.co/XCv3iCd0rI — Clayton Coleman (@smarterclayton) May 5, 2021 Earlier this week Clayton Coleman presented Kubernetes as the Hybrid Cloud Control Plane as a keynote at KubeCon EU 2021, and revealed the kcp prototype. kcp is exploring re-use of the Kubernetes API at a higher level to orchestrate many different workloads and services across the hybrid cloud....

May 8, 2021

My Search for the Perfect Every Day Folding Knife

WARNING: Excessive analysis and nerding out over something very mundane. A few months ago I decided to look into finding a nice folding pocket knife for every day use, something that could be opened easily one handed when needed, but small and unassuming. I quickly fell into a rat hole of manufacturers, opening mechanisms, pocket carry clips and blade steels. I spent more time than I’d like to admit watching YouTube on the subject....

January 9, 2021

An Introduction to the Kubernetes Operator Pattern (YouTube)

Earlier this year I did a short talk for Halihax, a local technology community, providing an introduction to the Kubernetes operator pattern. This was my first attempt at giving any kind of a talk (outside of demos at work), but hopefully it will prove useful to someone out there.

November 11, 2020