The Internet Vagabond
Technology Posts

Brief Exploration of Syncthing

2020-07-19
Syncthing is an incredible tool. In this post, I want to explore setting it up, and then some uses I've found for it.

Using BTRFS to setup a simple RAID, with subvolumes, snapshots and backups

2020-06-14
BTRFS is a file system, and includes built-in functionality for RAID. I decided to use it for the storage disks in my desktop. Here is how I set it up, using subvolumes, with snapshots and backups.

Random Thoughts 1

2016-03-11
I'm on vacation this week, which is pretty grand. Thus far I've accomplished one of the 4 rather meager goals I set for myself, played plenty of games, caught up on some reading and videos and feeds, and slept in far later than I should have.

An Examination of TLS, Part 2

2015-11-10
TLS, more often referred to as SSL, is the means by which a secure connection is established over a computer network. Part 1 examines how to establish a secure connection using TLS. This article examines further the techniques and technology that makes TLS secure. Specifically, a brief examination of certificates, cipher suites, and public-key authentication.

An Examination of TLS, Part 1

2015-05-06
TLS, more often referred to as SSL, is a means by which a secure connection is established over a computer network. In this introductionary post, I layout the steps to establishing a secure connection.