Home Labbin 2

Quick video for those starting their home labs covering a very common question in the /r/homelab subreddit, “What Operating System should you use in your lab? Windows, Linux, Mac?” I very briefly discuss hypervisors and their benefits.

December 20, 2017 · 1 min · Ryan Jones

Home Labin It

Today I decided to start a new web series on home labs. It’s designed for home lab enthusiasts, who like to get their hands dirty learning cool new tech. The first video is just an introduction to the content. Look out for more!

December 5, 2017 · 1 min · Ryan Jones

Home Made Network Rack

September 22, 2017 · 0 min · Ryan Jones

Icinga2 Snmp Influxdb

This post highlights the workflow for using Incinga2 as a task runner and exporting results to Influxdb for reporting. There are some network devices that use none standard MIBs and O.I.Ds. While it is possible to simply poll a given O.I.D using the ISO format, for example This works great except it simply doesn’t scale beyond a few devices, i.e 1-5 device is fine 70+ devices == extreme pain. My solution for this was to combine a few technologies that are readily available and most importantly are free....

July 11, 2017 · 1 min · Ryan Jones

Linux Not Quite Ready Replace Windows General Business Pc Usage

May 26, 2017 · 0 min · Ryan Jones