I want to tell you a story that services can be hosted outside the big three public cloud providers. With state-of-the-art technology. There is a little bit more to do. Not everything is callable via APIs. You may design your own infrastructure on bare-metal with outstanding performance at a much lower price. So let’s dive in.


I love to demystify technology. There not just dragons out there but unicorns and really beautiful software enabling sweet software or hardware projects.


This blog is about networking, Kubernetes on bare-metal and other fine things around.



A customer needs to access pods in legacy-fashioned style. We agreed that SFTP would be the method of choice as kubectl cp TUI is not an option for the customer and ftp for me neither. I’d check how sftp-server actually works. It’s quite charming, that ssh execs the binary with STDIN/STDOUT connected. I added a little bit of configuration management and started …

E.O.F.T. 17/18

“Choices” the are ups and downs in life. “Ice Call” Just too fast. “Follow The Fraser”⭐️ British Columbia is beautiful at winter and summer time. “Into Twin Galaxies”⭐️⭐️ Seems to me Greenland is on my ‘must-visit’-list now! “Dug Out”⭐️⭐️⭐️ The english men are still the most funny and real actors. “Ushba” Really impressive skiing, but …


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