Over the last couple of years, OpenTelemetry became the de-facto instrumentation standard for collecting and observing distributed service trace information. OpenTelemetry allows users to add standardized instrumentation code within their applications with the purpose of observing traces, metrics, logs and events independent of service implementation technologies and across all the major cloud vendors. Within this […]
Run a private Vaultwarden Password Safe as Docker Container on a Synology NAS
With hundreds of unique, cryptic passwords to manage we all have to admit that we are overwhelmed with today’s security requirements. Password safes along with two factor authentication (2FA) promises some help to organize those large numbers of auto-generated passwords. As Web based password safes became pretty popular for obvious reasons, they also represent a […]
Web Text Scraping and AI Model Training with Streamlit
Within the last weeks, I thought about building a service for automatically answering incoming user questions by using a repository of previously answered questions. The benefit of such an automatic answering system is obvious, but as a foundation for that implementation, a trained text association model is needed. A large corpus of existing texts therefore […]
Kick out annoying Ads running a Pi-Hole Docker Container on your Synology NAS!
First things first: I did fell in love with my Synology NAS! After a year of running my DS-218+, I can’t believe how I used to work without it before. What is so special about the DS-218+ Synology DiskStation is not that it is an incredibly flexible network storage, BUT much more that it is […]