Dan Achim

Freelance DevOps Engineer & Cloud Architect

Aug 10, 2018

Writing reusable Terraform modules

IntroductionOne of the standard infrastructure architectural patterns for web applications - that I also apply for most of my projects - is to split the infrastructure into multiple logical environments. The most common

Oct 4, 2012

Func Puppet plugin

Although I am not a big fan of Func and especially its syntax, it has proven to be a very useful tool in our infrastructure, especially because of its modularity. It’s dead

Jun 24, 2012

Configure MPD for last.fm streaming

The Music Player Daemon is a powerful way of listening and playing music remotely. Not to mention the daemon itself is lightweight and the server / client compatibility across different operating systems is pretty

Jul 13, 2011

Using the Magic SysRq keys

One of the less known functionalities implemented in the Linux kernel is the Magic SysRq key. Initially implemented as a debugging feature for kernel development it has also made its way into system

May 6, 2011

Boxee Plymouth theme

For a while now I have been using at home a media center based on Ubuntu and Boxee, a setup which I find amazing in so many ways. Recently looking to customize things