Manipulating Time Inside a Docker Container

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-08-27 21:48 +0700

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I had an edge case where I needed to be able to run a Docker container with the time 24 hours ahead of the real time for a single containerized build agent in my TeamCity build farm.

speedtest.net Against Multiple Servers in Prometheus / Grafana

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-08-22 09:51 +0700

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Instability on my residential Internet connection this week prompted me to add some blackbox_exporter probes to my Prometheus/Grafana monitoring system so I could collect outage data to share with my ISP.

Connecting AWS CodeCommit in Multiple Accounts via SSH

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-08-12 10:12 +0700

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Over the past few months I’ve been using CodeCommit on projects that live in different AWS accounts but always using CodeCommit in the Singapore region. This means I need to connect through the same endpoint (git-codecommit.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com) but need to be able to specify different access keys depending on which account I am working with.

WAN Failover to 4G with pfSense

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-08-07 21:18 +0700

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I’m always trying to improve my home infrastructure and make it more robust. In February and March I made improvements around monitoring and automatically reacting to power events.

I'm Bren, a software engineer in Bangkok, Thailand. I love building things, especially software but also tinker with hardware, audio engineering, 3D printing and other media. I am a Senior Cloud Architect at AWS where I help enterprises in the region build things too.

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