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Awesome Self-Hosted

I run a self-hosted Kubernetes cluster in my basement, and I'd love to share all the neat things I've done here! This blog will contain different topics from my core setup, to fun things I'm running on my cluster and how I use these tools to stay productive! Are you a self-hoster? Let me know in the comments! The best thing about self-hosting is that it's your rules, your way! Technology is fun!


Longhorn on k3s

6 Apr 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Bwvolleyball

This blog is a piece of my mega-blog on my core k3s Kubernetes install. If you're here from that blog post, welcome! If not, be sure to check it out to see the bigger picture! Longhorn is a block storage solution for bare-metal Kubernetes clusters. I...

Traefik on k3s

6 Apr 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Bwvolleyball

To install Traefik (v2) on Kubernetes, we will be using the official Traefik helm chart. This install will also depend on our dynamic DNS provider, which allows network traffic into our cluster. If you haven't seen it already, be sure to check out my...

MetalLB on k3s

6 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Bwvolleyball

MetalLB is a simpler piece to install on our cluster, but it provides the ability to acquire additional IP addresses within your LAN. This is useful if you want to deploy things to the mDNS .local domain name on your LAN (home network).  This post wi...

Home Server with k3s

6 Apr 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Bwvolleyball

Welcome, this is a blog post I've been procrastinating on, but it is the cornerstone to the whole topic of my blog.  This post will detail my k3s installation for my home server - this post intends to describe exactly how I have a self-hosted Kuberne...

PreSearch Nodes on Kubernetes

27 Mar 2021 6 minute read 3 comments Bwvolleyball

Disclaimer - This post was written for the #SearchWithPresearch Contest. Even though this post is for this contest, it is still relevant for the Awesome Self Hosted series 🙂 Hi everybody and welcome back! Today we're going to be looking at PreSearch,...

Dynamic DNS with DuckDNS

13 Mar 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Bwvolleyball

Hello self-hosting friends! I'm back with another great installment of Awesome Self Hosted!  Today we're going to take a step back and look at Dynamic DNS (DDNS) and specifically how I've configured DDNS for my self hosted cluster. For those who don'...

Mining Webdollar in a Container

9 Mar 2021 6 minute read 2 comments Bwvolleyball

Hello and welcome to another installment of Awesome Self Hosted! Updated March 12th, 2021 - allow unlocking encrypted wallets, simplified usage, solo mining Today we are going to be looking at mining WebDollar (WEBD) in a container.  This tutorial wi...

Running Rotki on Kubernetes

5 Mar 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Bwvolleyball

Hello and welcome! This post is all about running Rotki on Kubernetes! What is Rotki? From their website, they are an open-source cryptocurrency portfolio tracker, accounting, and analytics tool to help you crunch the numbers on your cryptocurrency h...