Dockerizing Services

Dockerizing Services

Published on Jan 27, 2018, 2:53 PM1 min read

After seeing Jess Fraz's posts about home labs, I got more excited about finishing cleaning up my server and getting it a bit more modernized. When I first installed it I choose centos as a recommendation of a friend, and while its fine, I just know ubuntu/debian based systems a lot better and makes some of the random day to day tasks a lot easier.

I didn't want to start completely from scratch again. I've done it a few times, and tried out setting up my systems using ansible, puppet, chef, etc but never kept it up to date enough to make moving to a new system easy.

I've tried installing kubernetes and docker swarm a few times over the years so my system is a mess, so I've just been sticking with docker + systemd to run my services. This will let me completely reinstall my base system in the future without having to reconfigure all the various services I want running. (Externally mounted volumes <3)

I'll try to do follow up posts on pihole/dnssec/dnscrypt, jenkins, how awesome openvpn is.

Gavin Mogan
Burnaby, BC, Canada

I'm Gavin.

I'm a tinker, maker, and software developer.

At home I code, game, hang out, all the cool non robot things to do.

Heavily involved with Jenkins open source, and will often submit PRs to random other projects.

I also play games, both board and video games and love to read.

You can usually find me on various services as halkeye.