Trying to solve problems, only to find other problems

Airflow optimization

Last summer I finally decided that it was time to buy a new computer. As it has been almost 10 years that I had switched to laptops, I completely forgot the whole excitement of searching for parts, checking compatibility issues, studying performance reports from various sites, etc. And the technology ...

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Wget downloading symlinked folders

From time to time I am asked to help some colleagues with something that should be very trivial. In this case it was to download genomes from the NCBI FTP site. Specifically the Bacteria genomes. The problem with NCBI is that they keep changing how they store the genomes on ...

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Docker iptables firewalling

Some time ago I was working on a web site for collecting data on the Croatian 2015 parliamentary elections. It was not rocket science, just a python web application behind nginx collecting user responses to a couple of questions. When designing the architecture of the system we had Docker in ...

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