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Creating my Anti-Library

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It’s been over 6 months since I started collecting tons of books including ebooks, paperback, hardcover, and also audible ones.

I am not a book nerd, but I like to read them a lot. I am also not a fast reader instead I take a lot of time to absorb it completely.

I read books of different genres such as philosophy, fiction, crime thrillers, self-help, and classics. But there is one thing which I often do and that is I don’t read every book which I purchase.

I just don’t read all of them. Sometimes Never.

Why?

I don’t really…


Don’t repeat my mistakes If you’re reading this!

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Being a millennial we’ all have been blessed with resources like Computer, Internet, and Social media. With all those benefits only a few take them and use it wisely to create something great and tune it into something productive.

I was one of many who considered it as taken for granted!

YES! I regret every minute of my life before the ’20s which I have wasted.

After founding all these potential in me, I regret being unknown to myself and always considered myself a mediocre.

I regret being arrogant and always trying to show off in front of others before…


Straight and Unfiltered way to learn the art of waking up

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There was a time when I used to love my comfy blanket on a cold morning. It was like my mate which gave me warmth and comfort whenever I needed it.

Now, I throw it away in a snap and love my cold showers in the morning.

The philosophy behind all these things is simple and straightforward. If you are reading this article, you might have already read a plethora of similar articles which will train you or teach you to wake up like “The Rock”

But here in this specific article, I want to avoid all the tips, tricks…


To the point

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Recently, working on a project I was told to search and implement how to create namespaces and pods on GKE with an API call.

I knew right away that there should be a way in which we can use the API which we mentioned in our YAML file, like this


This post is not for faint-hearted people.

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As I mentioned in the subtitle of this post. This post is going to be harsh and disappointing for many readers.

Why harsh and disappointing?

Because I am gonna tell some truth which will open your reality and truths of your life and truth is always harsh.

Truth is not easily digestible.

Everyone and Everybody want sweet and positive things, they want quick tips and tricks to become successful.

For instance, how can I earn over $100 on Medium or How can I grow on Youtube easily? All these taglines are written in a way to tempt you.

Yeah. Even…


10 test and applied ways to become self-aware instantly!

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You cannot become more productive and vigilant without being self-aware. Becoming aware is a skill that you can learn to be in the moment always.

We live in a world where there an increasing number of neurological diseases increases day by day along with mental health issues.

Self-Help and Meditation have become a business rather than a divine or healthy routine which we do just like we brush our teeth, a part of life.

Nowadays every other YouTube is a Coach and Philanthropist. Being flooded by huge info from various sources.

Humans living in this century either live in past…


Automation at its best!

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If you are a DevOps engineer, you might be familiar with various scripting method which eases your daily task with the use of various tools.

This article is also written just to make your life easy with some pre-requisite knowledge of bash language and AWS Route 53.

Things you’ll need:

  1. AWS Account with a domain in Route 53
  2. A Linux Operating System
  3. Curiosity

In the field of DevOps, scripting is a must skill to learn. It makes any task easier to perform, for instance, running daily backups cronjob or doing a certbot renew weekly, etc.

One day, my fellow colleague told me to…


5 Books to Read to Become a Pro-Reader Instantly

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A year filled with unwanted circumstances, and fear has come to an end. Still, I find this year special for me because this year I have truly achieved what I could not in the past years.

Like me, there are many who have achieved so many great things and pursued their passion or explored their creativity this year.

2020 is a year of blessing in disguise.

I have read over 21 books in the year 2020 so far. …


A small script for automation

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There is much useful stuff available to automate small things for instance cloning your local directory to google drive.

These things are useful when you want to backup your XYZ folder every week to a google drive storage.

To automate these kinds of stuff there is a tool called ‘rclone’ which can easily clone, sync, or copy your folder to google drive and many.

And to automate this process we will use Cronjob.

What is Rclone?

Rclone is a command-line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature-rich alternative to cloud vendors’ web storage interfaces.


A Step-by-Step Guide that you won’t be able to find anywhere

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What is ELK?

“ELK” is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana.

  • Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine.
  • Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a “stash” like Elasticsearch.
  • Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graphs in Elasticsearch.

So without wasting any further time, let’s dive into the installation part. Before proceeding I wanted to clarify certain things.

This installation is for Ubuntu version 20 with 16gigs of ram. The Minimum Requirements for ELK Stack to run is 4GB. …

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