Hybrid Hacker

👾 Technical notes and hybrid geekeries

  • Thu 27 February 2020
  • Code

Retrieve Pagerduty on-call schedule with Python

When you are experiencing an incident, the first thing you need to know is who is on call in your team. With my team at Namecheap, obviously we got everything automated, so if something happens, our alerting system triggers Pagerduty who calls the on call designated person. But in such …

Anne Pro 2 and how I improved my typing skills

One of my new year resolutions for 2019 was to write more on this blog and we will see in December if I achieved that. Another 2019 non-written resolution was to improve my typing skills. Unfortunately until some months ago I was just used to Italian keyboards, which (shame on …

  • Thu 31 October 2019
  • Cloud

Raspberry Kubernetes cluster for my homlab with k3sup

With my everyday job I get in touch with huge on-premise Kubernetes clusters (500+ nodes), full of complex and interesting things. Unfortunately they can't be used as playgrounds, so I always end up building something locally (minikube, Kind, Multipass/Mikrok8s) which almost always is not the ideal solution unless you …

  • Wed 09 January 2019
  • Code

Automatically enable/disable L2TP on TPLink access point

As many expats (I'm Italian and I live in Berlin), I make extensive use of VPN to act as I was in my home country. There are tons of services out there (I personally use PrivateVPN), but that's not the topic of this post. Unfortunately this kind of VPN services …

New year, new domain and good resolutions for 2019

Last time I wrote here, it was more or less one year ago. 2018 was a really busy year, with many challenges, but also many successes to celebrate. In addition to that, I have a newcomer in my family that will probably keep me awake for some nights. My good …