Alex Ellis Alex Ellis

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New Workshop: Netboot the Raspberry Pi

You'll learn how to netboot one or more Raspberry Pis - either a single host or a whole cluster.

Netbooting workshop

Understand how to netboot the Raspberry Pi, learn what parts you'll need, how they all work together, and finally get rid of those pesky SD cards! From there, it's up to you what you want to run - whether that's Docker, Kubernetes, faasd, or something else.

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My eBook: Serverless for Everyone Else

Understand the value of serverless with my new workshop and eBook.

Serverless For Everyone Else eBook

In Serverless For Everyone Else, you'll gain a working knowledge of the value and use-cases of serverless functions. You'll then build your own with Node.js and learn how to secure and monitor them. is a complete guide to self-hosting open-source serverless functions. Understand what you can use it for through practical exercises and examples.

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Technical writing on: OSS, Go, Serverless, Linux, Kubernetes, Docker & Raspberry Pi.
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New The Treasure Trove

My premium content portal where you can learn Golang, download my Raspberry Pi workshop, and get discounted 1:1 mentoring and coaching.

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Connect services and networks anywhere with the tunnel built for Cloud Native.

OpenFaaS® Serverless Functions Made Simple

OpenFaaS brings a simple, secure and standardised way to build and deploy your applications to Kubernetes.

k3sup - ("ketchup")

Bootstrap multi-node or HA k3s clusters with a simple install and join command over SSH.

arkade - Open Source Marketplace

Discover apps for your Kubernetes cluster with a developer-friendly experience. Contribute, use it locally, or with any cloud.

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