Ranvir Singh

Ranvir Singh

Nerd. Physics enthusiast. Cloud computing guy and occasional writer. Feel free to catch me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/probablyranvir) or via email ([email protected]).

Docker backup: Saving and restoring your volumes
Development | Nov 08, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 7 min read

Docker backup: Saving and restoring your volumes

You don’t have a backup unless you’ve restored your data from it. Let’s walk through how to create Docker backups of important volumes in 30 seconds.

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Development | Nov 01, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 11 min read

Docker volumes: How to protect your app’s data

Docker volumes are an easy way to let you separate your app’s data from its code, which lets you delete containers and migrate services with ease.

Development | Sep 27, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 10 min read

How I set up a server: Ranvir Singh and his Linux containers

Yes, we all do it. Oh, I’m talking about creating and setting up new servers. What were you thinking? It’s time to get honest about our processes.

VPS Uses | Sep 12, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 10 min read

Using Browsh and a VPS to browse ‘bandwidth-free’?

Browsh lets you browse the web using a terminal, which got me thinking: Could I significantly reduce my bandwidth by routing it through my VPS and SSH?

Linux containers (LXC) and HAProxy
Tutorials | Aug 16, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 26 min read

Linux containers and HAProxy for many websites on one VPS

Instead of relying on Docker to host multiple websites on a single VPS, use native Linux containers (LXC) and a tiny reverse proxy for lightning speed.

Shared hosting to VPS: What to expect in the migration
VPS Uses | Aug 15, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 11 min read

Shared hosting to VPS: What to expect in the migration

A virtual private server offers more power and less cost compared to shared hosting, but keep these tips in mind when migrating from shared hosting to VPS.

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots
VPS Uses | Jul 25, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 9 min read

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots

There’s a ton of Docker uses those who are both minimalists and sysadmins—use it to run GUI apps locally or set up a honeypot for ultimate VPS security.