HASS.io & Node-RED: Synchronizing Lights

The chandelier in my bedroom is not very bright, so we always end up turning on a lamp. Sounds like a perfect opportunity for automation, so to geek town I go!
Getting Started with Home Automation

I've always been interested in the home automation community... on the outside looking in. I've finally decided to take the plunge, and I'm loving it. This is what I've figured out, standing on the shoulders of giants.
How to Deploy GeoServer on OpenShift

I'm at the FOSS4G-NA conference with a bunch of geospatial geeks, so let's build a containerized GeoServer image using Source-to-Image binary builds, and then let's deploy on OpenShift with data persistence.
How to Backup Ceph Block Storage

Ceph is designed for replication, but what if you just want a traditional back up?