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Kubernetes at home

I decided to finally try installing kubernetes at home. This is the collection of rants and random thoughts I have about it. I used k3s - works on 1 host so far, don’t know how much I can scale it? Default settings. I Haven’t tried dual-stack/ipv6 yet. I will soon. Longhorn as storage. Again, hard to give it meaningful testing with one raspberry pi 4 node. I expect abysmal performance all the way through. [Read More]

A short guide for choosing a local file system

So we have a linux machine and couple of new “drives” (block devices), and we want to put a few (millions of) files on these. Local drives, nothing fancy or distributed - which means normal, regular linux filesystems. We may or may not have SSDs, and we may or may not have a hardware RAID already. Why it’s never Ext4? Pretty much the only place you’d want to use ext4 now is /boot. [Read More]