InfluxDB: If you are lazy, you need to be smart

Like most programmers, I’m lazy in some aspects.One of them is updating databases to the newest versions :) My InfluxDB for PV Dashboard is still an older 1.7 version. Everything works great and there is no need to upgrade, but a few days ago I need to rebuild a few queries due to billing changes […]

I’ve migrated my main server to Oracle Cloud (ARM)

Times, when I had a big discount on Webh, came to the end. Facing big VPS payments, I decided to migrate. Few solutions attracted my attention. I was guided mainly by practical reasons – the cheaper, the better. Of course, I’m joking. One of the main requirements was reliability and sustainable performance with cost-effectiveness in mind.

Why VPS accelerated my career? How it started long ago

Everyone has a mission, should have, or still searching for. By writing this entry I want to encourage „youngsters” and unsure of their technical skills to dive into the deep ocean of servers. This long rambling will take you (not so briefly) through the process of gaining my web and server administration experience. Get a […]

How to configure Full (Strict) SSL using Cloudflare Origin Certificates?

One of the greatest Cloudflare features is a wide range of SSL configurations. Starting from clever Flexible one and ending on Full (Strict) with trusted certificates. In this short tutorial, I will show you how to generate Cloudflare Origin Certificates and configure SSL on the Apache and Nginx web servers. It won’t take more than […]