Blog Ops'd

I decided to apply operations to my blog, here is the story.

Austin Burnett

9 minute read

For some time now, I have wanted to apply configuration management to my blog. It’s been about a year since I first stood up my blog. I began with a cloud server, Nginx, and a static HTML page. From there, I graduated to a Python application with Postgres. The next obvious choice was to shim everything into Docker containers (yes, I was affected by the Great Container Obsession of 2014-15). During those transitions, I used scripts and text files to make things somewhat repeatable, but they…