Thoughts from a random software engineer


Node Web App Without Database

Blog, Code, Docker, Hugo, Live-Hugo, OVH, Node, Python · Published the 01 Oct 17
839 words · 4 min read
As I said in an earlier post, I’m currently working on a Node/Preact app to manage my Hugo blog without having to use my computer & editor. Since I’m alone on this, with no deadline, I can take my time, try different things, etc. At first, I was going to use a database to remember the files on the disk, make searching through them faster. But I decided to test if it was viable to manage everything without a database.
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How I Dockerize My Server

Blog, Docker, Git, Nginx, OVH · Published the 09 Sep 17
917 words · 5 min read
To host this blog, I bought a VPS SSD 2 server on OVH. It’s 7€ per month, has a decent amount of storage for my current needs, and I will be able to build some apps on it. I could have gone with a classic shared hosting, but I wanted to be able to build my blog directly from my server. To do that, I dockerized everything. But why? First, for a simple reason: To be able to test my configuration locally before deploying it.
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