Back to Linux Mint

Back to Linux Mint

After many months of using Arch Linux, I have finally decided to switch back to Linux Mint. Why you ask? Well, let me tell you about my experience. I moved to Arch Linux because I loved the fact of installing everything yourself and the system you have is the one you...
Creating Private Cloud Storage

Creating Private Cloud Storage

So recently I have wanted to create my own cloud-based file storage, not because I don’t trust Dropbox but because I just wanted to be able to manage my own storage and build a file storage service that I can link to this blog for downloads. Now I run my...
Node Red + Raspberry Pi = Fun

Node Red + Raspberry Pi = Fun

So recently I have moved up from my hometown of Nelson to Wellington city to become an even bigger IT nerd, and I recently attended a Netapp User Group Meetup and had a blast! We covered so much cool tech, but one that stood out to me was how easy you can create an...
Ideal Project: Work Placement

Ideal Project: Work Placement

When it comes to doing a project for my degree it can be split into two main categories, Create something or get a work placement. Work placement appeals to me for many reasons. I feel it’s a massive foot in the door to be able to get hands-on work experience in...
My Research Interest

My Research Interest

What is my research interest? As most of you know, I will be graduating as an Infrastructure major, and I have a massive interest in Cloud Computing and more specifically IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and  PaaS (Platform as a Service) Both these services offer a...
Microsoft Starts Using Linux For IoT?!

Microsoft Starts Using Linux For IoT?!

So you might be aware of when the latest CEO of Microsoft said “Microsoft loves Linux” Well they finally announced that they built their own custom Linux kernel for their latest IoT service which is running a software/hardware stack called Azure Sphere...