New metermaid docker container

I've written about my home setup before. I hated how much of a pain it was to set everything up, so I created a docker-compose script to spin up monitoring quickly and easily. I'm utilizing docker, and docker-compose scipts to orchestrate everything in seconds.All tables will be created in…

I'm back

Just moved the blog back to ghost, I missed it a bit. I plan on blogging regularly, I've got plenty of things ready to go!…

Downscaling 4K video with ffmpeg

Just about every camera I have records in 4K, I record in full quality, and down convert when needed: single file: ffmpeg -i DJI_0029.MP4 -vf scale=1920:1080 -c:v libx264 -crf 35 DJI_0029-smaller.mp4 bash script: save this file to convert.sh and chmod +x convert.…

Migrate DNS from Dyn to Google Cloud

My day job had used Dynect Managed DNS for years, but as our queries per second increased to 30, we had a problem. At one time we used their traffic manager, but we no longer balanced at DNS level, which dropped the bill by quite a bit. I've been hosting…

Moving a docker container to a new host without dockerhub

I'm getting started using docker for somethings. I needed to move a container from a test machine to a new production home. This is how I did it. If there is a better way, please let me know! I ran this where the machine was in development: sudo docker export…