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A live record of my home-server journey and the learnings so far in this endeavour


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A live-record of all the hardware and software that I own and use.


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Moved to a new city; Pune!


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Back in late Janurary, I joined a new company, Druva. They do really fancy stuff with enterprize backup and data-protection. They are mostly on top of AWS, with a couple of on-prem solutions as well. I have joined as a software engineer in the Druva Labs team. This team focuses …


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I bought myself a 5TB external Hard-drive from Seagate. I am going to use this for my home-server build. The computer will the the Raspberry-Pi which I already have. It's time to up my seeding game. Before installing it on my server I wanted to run some benchmarks on it …


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Started using the Raspberry-Pi4 seriously and ran sone benchmarks testing out a Fan-Case that is locally available in India.


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The tcp is a protocol that is responsible for making sure that small packets of data can get to their destinations reliably.

It has a vast array of features that are designed so that tcp offers the best throughput and ensures quality of the transmission media, i.e. TCP will …


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Container

A container is a fancy Linux (unix) process.

The fancy-ness of the process comes from the fact that this process is running in a very isolated environment and a very restricted environment. This means that the process can not see other processess and it has very limited access to …


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A very brief primer on x86 Stack Frames. Stumbled onto this while reading about Linux performance monitoring tools. It's been a while since I looked at assembly code so this was more fun than I expected.

Anyhow, This post will summarize some basics of what are Stack Frames and How …


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Brief Update about the Pandemic and my work situation