a more Production friendly ELK stack with Docker

recently I spend a big chunk of my time in office doing DevOps related tasks. Elasticsearch is one of the technologies that we use a lot for both production and development. ever since I had to deal with elasticsearch instances in the office I decided to move them to docker containers, that would make my […]

Upgrade to latest nginx on CentOS 7

The nginx version that is shipped with CentOS epel repository is quite old. To upgrade your nginx installation you need to create a repository and add nginx servers to it. to do so create a file called nginx.repo on /etc/yum.repos.d/nginx.repo and place following content in it. then simply stop nginx service and run the yum update command. this will be using […]

Racism in 21st Century: AXA Malaysia cancels my health insurance

I’ve been living in Malaysia for 10 years now. I’ve came here since I was a teenage, I’ve studied here and I am working here as an expatriate. I had cars here, rented properties and paid a significant amount of Tax during my stay. 2 years ago I found myself not being covered by any […]