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Cavalcade: PostgreSQL-backed AMQP broker - 16 Jan 2022 Tools  Rust  DevOps 

Or, avoiding dealing with RabbitMQ clustering

PoC Terraform Provider in Rust - 7 Nov 2021 Tools  Rust  DevOps 

In this week’s Yak shaving: Trying to write a Terraform Provider in Rust.

Immutable Systems Infrastructure, or how to mashup Kubernetes and Nix - 20 Feb 2021 Tools  Rant  DevOps 

TL;DR: Proposal for a way to define multiple-machine systems in a immutable way, without requiring by-hand layouts.

Building a GuixSD Vagrant box - 20 Jul 2019 Tools  DevOps 

I’ve been curious about the use of declarative mechanisms for creating operating systems for some time. In contrast to most configuration management tools which say certain things that will be true and let everything else do what it likes (particular packages will be installed, particular services in a named state, etc), declarative mechanisms declare the…