Blog Archive


I like to write. Here's a collection of my blogposts.

Initial impressions on running a Bitcoin Core full node


MySQL 8 & Laravel: The server requested authentication method unknown to the client


Showing the DNS score in your dashboard & an updated layout


Run a Bitcoin Lightning Node on CentOS 7


Limit the disk space consumed by Bitcoin Core nodes on Linux


Run a Bitcoin Core full node on CentOS 7


Remote Code Execution in apt/apt-get


Our Gitlab CI pipeline for Laravel applications – Oh Dear! blog


PHP 7.3.0 Release Announcement


Deploying laravel-websockets with Nginx reverse proxy and supervisord


Benchmarking websocket server performance with Artillery


Increase the number of open files for jobs managed by supervisord


My Laracon EU talk: Minimum Viable Linux


Why your NS records matter


Tracking SQL queries


A big update to DNS Spy – DNS Spy Blog


HTTP-over-QUIC will officially become HTTP/3


Automatic monitoring of Laravel Forge managed sites with Oh Dear!


How to size & scale your Laravel Queues


Laravel Telescope: Data too long for column ‘content’


The convincing Bitcoin scam e-mail extorting you


MySQL 8 removes shorthand for creating user + permissions


Find the public key belonging to a private key


ssh error: unable to negotiate with IP: no matching cipher found


HHVM is Ending PHP Support