Linux Kernel Development Workflow: Testing Changes in a Virtual Machine

I think we can all agree that the faster a code-compile-test development cycle is, the better. Working on an operating system kernel like Linux throws a bit of a wrench in the development cycle that most of us are used to simply because Linux expects to be driving some hardware! This means that the kernel … Continue reading Linux Kernel Development Workflow: Testing Changes in a Virtual Machine

Deploying the Telegraf InfluxDB Grafana (TIG) Stack with Docker to Monitor a Linux Host

A screenshot of the "Host Dashboard" Grafana dashboard.

So I set up an old Dell Optiplex 7010 to be my home Linux development server and decided to use that as an opportunity to start learning Docker so I used that to deploy an IRC bouncer onto my home server. Obviously, the next thing to do would be to deploy monitoring software so that … Continue reading Deploying the Telegraf InfluxDB Grafana (TIG) Stack with Docker to Monitor a Linux Host