This is a very short guide, on passing a USB Coral TPU through to a Proxmox VM.
My adventures in building out a small clustered ceph environment for redundant VM / Container storage.
Ceph is a great way to extract 10,000 IOPs from over 5 million IOPs worth of SSDs! -XtremeOwnage
Adding 4 more enterprise NVMe drives to my r730XD.
This is just a short post about its troubleshooting, and.... what will replace it.
A very short guide on adding a new disk to an existing LVM pool.
Interested in home automation? Here are a few of the prime day deals I would personally recommend.
Note, this is not a kitchen-sink post full of non-relaxant links, but, rather, a list of things I have hands on experience with.
Every single product linked below, will work with Home Assistant, 100% LOCALLY, without any required cloud services or subscriptions.
If, you need reasons as to why required cloud services are bad, see Reasons to avoid cloud products
Continuation of the home solar project.
Around Midnight, Saturday June 17th, a very strong storm passed over my house, and hit my town and surrounding areas with a 115mph wind gust.
Power was out for around two and a half days, in which case, I powered my house fully off-grid.
While- this doesn't sound like a huge deal- do note, I was able to maintain climate control in my home, along with my ENTIRE rack of servers.
Why is everyone angry at reddit??
What went wrong?
A very short post, with a few links.
Want to learn more about how to use the fediverse?
Here are a few short tips to get started.
My wife presented me with a unique challenge recently.
"The cats keep getting on top of the kitchen table, and getting hair everywhere!"
So- the logically minded person I am- I decided to build a home-assistant integrated device for keeping cats off of the table!
I present to you, the FADD. Feline Area Denial Device!
Around a year and a half ago, I installed a Pioneer Mini-split and integrated it with Home Assistant
I used a local integration, which had a cloud dependency for the initial setup. And, since installation, it has been working flawlessly.
However, last week, it completely stopped working and I was unable to reinitialize it.
So- Today- I will be replacing the midea dongle, with a device running esphome.