MongoDB Days London 2014

So I was at MongoDB Days London and had a good time. The people were nice and the talks I attended were interesting. It was nice »

Colourful Tail

The image below shows the colours that I see using the codes along the top and left. Left is the colour of the font and top »

Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset, is one of the most exciting pieces of technology to appear in the last few years. I had a »

Final Fantasy XIV - A Realm Reborn

So I took the plunge. I've been thinking about getting this game for a while. I'm not a big MMO fan but I did enjoy Final »

Blog - Part 4: Logrotate

In running ghost with forever we set -l for a logfile, -o for the standard output file and -e for the error file. If we leave »

Downtime - oops

So DigitalOcean announced a new region available in London. I decided to make the move and killed the server so I could make an image of »

Blog - Part 3: IPTables

So iptables is already installed so we don't need to install that, but lets install knockd and come back to it later in the article. Note »

Blog - Part 2: Nginx

So last time we set up Ghost. Now we are going to get Nginx going. So lets install Nginx: Note: all commands run as root. $ apt-get »

Blog - Part 1: Ghost

Using DigitalOcean I got a Ubuntu 14.04 server up and running. From there I did the following: Note: all commands run as root. $ apt-get update »

New Blog

I've decided to start up a new blog using the software Ghost behind Nginx. I went with Ghost because it is a small and simple system »