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Rancher Rio with custom domains

Rio is a micro PaaS developed by Rancher that infuses kubernetes, istio, and a built in ci/cd pipeline to create a fast and easy app deployment platform. One current drawback to Rio is that when you deploy any app using that system it places it in the .on-rio.io domain, which may not be ideal if you have your own custom/pre-purchased…

Rails 6.0.0 rc1 and webpack issues

A quick note for anyone else running into this issue with the latest version of rails (6.0.0 rc1) and webpack. When you create a new rails application and try to import any type of css or scss file into the javascript pack folder you’ll find the files never load and your site won’t load any css along with it. After…

Storage speed shootout, Dell vs EMC vs ZFS

The gear we’re testing today: Dell Equallogic PS6500 (7200rpm disks ~48 drives) EMC VNXe3200 (7200rpm disks ~24 drives) Dell/EMC SC4020 (ssd version ~12 drives) 45Drives S45 (7200rpm ~45 drives) 45Drives Q30 (ssd version ~12 drives) Supermicro 45 bay JBOD (7200rpm disks ~45 drives) My local machines ssd (just for fun ~1 drive) All backed by a 10gig fiber network For…

Building a 45drives backend for Starwind

Intro In this guide we’ll be going over the basics of bringing up a fresh 45drives chassis with the following: Ubuntu 16.04 ZFS for linux iSCSI targeting with targetcli 45drive LSI driver installs 45drive drive naming and /dev settings Raid1 boot drives for supermicro While portions of this guide will be specific to 45drives hardware, the zfs, ubuntu, and iSCSI…