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How To Use A Tintri VMstore For Docker Persistent Volumes

Note:  EVERYTHING IN THIS POST IS UNSUPPORTED BY TINTRI After I did some lab work with the Minio Gateway using NFS it occurred to me that something similar could be done but using a Tintri VMstore as the target for Docker Volume persistent Storage.  While this seems easy on the surface it has a lot of considerations which is why ... Read More »

Optimizing Your PLEX Client for Direct Play

Ever since I jumped on the PLEX bandwagon I have been tuning, testing, tweaking, and otherwise knob-turning to see exactly how things perform.  I have built my own Internal Plex Server, tested the PLEX Cloud offering and even built a couple PLEX Virtual Private Servers.  All have proven to work well in different ways.  Something I also am a fan ... Read More »

How To Build The Ultimate PLEX VPS Using Google Drive

It’s no surprise that so many people use PLEX these days.  The one challenge I have had thus far is providing a decent server that my friends can access without the limitations of my upstream bandwidth.  While PLEX Pass gets you a Plex Cloud server, to be honest, the implementation has been less that stellar since its release.  I set ... Read More »

It’s Not You FaceBook…It’s Me: How To Really Leave The FaceBook Matrix

Many people think about breaking up with Facebook regularly.  More people since the Cambridge Analytica information has come out.  Personally I have been starting to question its value to me personally for some time now.  Originally, I started the account to “stay in touch” with friends and family.  Then I used it for some time to promote my fitness “business”.  ... Read More »

My First Week At Tintri

That’s about what it feels like.  I’ve had to drink from the firehose, but this week has been more like trying to take on the hydrant!  It’s been great though.  I can tell you it’s humbling to be welcomed by so many people I already know as well as so many new ones.  I’m trying to come up to speed ... Read More »

QNAP False Advertising Of Hardware Transcoding

I have uncovered something that some people may or may not care about, but it is worth mentioning about the fact that QNAP says they can do hardware transcoding in certain devices.  In particular I purchased a TVS-671 which boasts this claim.  Now I am also using Plex Media Server which currently does not take advantage of the built in ... Read More »

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