Servers

RAID or ZFS Storage Guide

It’s 2022 and you want to set up some local large disk storage. What should you use? I recommend using ZFS as a good general-purpose storage solution and I want to cover what it does well and what it doesn’t do great at. I’ve been running a small ZFS pool for a few years now and while I seen some issues, still recommend [...]




Technology

Acronym Lookup

I run across lots of weird acronyms and try to add to this list so future people searching for these will not waste so much time to get these. Meijer / Walmart / CVS HBCOTC = Health & Beauty Care – Over the Counter Biotech PCR = Polymerase chain reaction qPCR = quantitative PCR or real-time PCR that uses fluorescent [...]


Technology

Tech Burnout

The dreaded b-word. In today’s fast-paced world, it can sometimes feel inevitable. But is it really? Anyone can burn out — it’s not how many hours you work or the number of jobs, but if you are actually enjoying how you spend your day. Burnout occurs when there is a difference between what you tell yourself you do and [...]


Networking

WIFI Signal Degrades More Than You Think


Node-RED

Using Node-Red to send commands to Wifi LED Controllers