We recently upgraded SFU Anime Club's Discord bot, Ren, to a newer version of Red-DiscordBot and discord.py. This post outlines the motivation and some of the challenges faced during this endeavour.
I recently completed three years of work at my current company. I share some additional thoughts since my last job-related update.
It's time to clean up some of my internal infrastructure. I explore the use of Docker and my experience with migrating from VM-based web services to containerized web services.
I revisited my inter-site VPN setup after migrating off of Windows Server 2012 R2. I explore using ZeroTier as the VPN alongside IP routing on Linux, using an existing VM and Raspberry Pi.
The SFU Summer Festival came back this year after a two year hiatus from COVID. The club's Rengineers team set up a timelapse for the event. This post goes over some of the high level details happening behind the scenes.
Time flies, so here's a thoughtdump post on on my current job after more than two and a half years at the company.
After 12+ years with free Google Apps, it's time to say goodbye. Here's me reminiscing about the features I enjoyed using on Google's longest free SaaS offering.
After moving out, I left my home servers at my parents' place. This post explores using a VPN to route traffic between my new place and my parents'.
I recently got an opportunity to mentor someone at work in the same shoes that I was in before: an intern. I outline some of the things I learned from this experience.
Today, my web server was offline for most of the day. This post is a just a recollection of what happened for future reference.