Code (Programming)

It started simple enough: with a home-automation Linux server running in my house, and a web server for this blog. But it became a quest to have the same scalable, “production-grade” cloud infrastructure I was accustomed to as a software engineer for less than $1/day…


I began tinkering with deployment and monitoring software, such as I was accustomed to in the office. I used this hobby to study the software infrastructure engineering fields in which I worked for many years. I now run two Kubernetes clusters:

  • Production (AWS EC2 < $1/day)
  • Staging (server at my house)

It took some customization and fine-tuning to get it to this point. In the following posts, I’ll share the source-code behind it all. You’ll also get the relevant configs and technical details for setting it up (and tuning it) yourself.

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