How to create a ramdisk?

Whether you have SSD with NVME Protocol or good old HDD, It is not going to make you feel superior than your Random Access Memory or RAM.

By creating a ramdisk, you can use your unused memory as a super fast disk space and work with it. I do need to use nginx and for caching, I always go to tmpfs which is filesystem type that typically uses ram. How do I create one?

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How to run Python Flask Application?

I mostly use Python Flask when I need to develop a Web App or API.

Why? Because it is:

  • lightweight
  • Very Flexible
  • Micro-Service Friendly
  • Fast Development

These are one of the main reasons I choose Flask. But mostly I love to code with Flask. There are so many ways to run flask applications. I will write some of them here with code examples.

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Development Environment with Docker Compose

There are a lot of tools I need to work with. Installing some tools in my workstation and bloating the system is not an option with limited memory capacity, specially in MacBook Air M1 with 8GB of ram. So, I am using docker when using those tools. The day to day life depends on these DB tools –

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Apache Kafka in Docker Container and Implement it’s Functionalities with Python

According to the website, Apache Kafka is an open-source distributed event streaming platform used by thousands of companies for high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, data integration, and mission-critical applications.

In this post, I am going to share a basic way to start using Apache Kafka with python.

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Raspberry Pi and Docker Registry

Recently I have been using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ bought from a classified advertisement site called Bikroy.com. A student wanted to sell this, as his final college project was done. It was cheaper with an acrylic casing and a fan. However, I wanted to use this Pi for several pet projects. Initially I did install Pi-Hole for network wide adblocker and along with samba with a spare portable hard disk. It was working OK. No extra pressure in this 1GB ram Pi. I thought Why not give it a little bit more pressure?

Thus, I planned to install docker registry in it for my “local private docker hub” type of need. Let me share what I had to do.

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