I’m Safak, a software developer working at a fintech startup in Istanbul, Turkey.

Here you will find technical challenges of my simple life about Python, Linux, containers, distributed systems, databases, plus some React – and whatever else it takes to run a fintech startup.

I try to keep things simple to follow, up to date with continuous modifications, reproducible at least on one popular linux distribution, i.e. Ubuntu server.

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Latest Posts

Apr 12, 2020 Python Version and Dependency Management

Nov 10, 2019 Gitlab CI/CD On Bare Metal

Feb 9, 2019 Your First Python Web Server

Jan 13, 2019 Your First Dockerfile

Dec 16, 2018 Highly Available NFS Server with Pacemaker & DRBD

Dec 15, 2018 Distributed Replicated Block Device (DRBD)

Dec 4, 2018 Logical Volume Manager (LVM)

Dec 1, 2018 Network File System (NFS)

Jan 31, 2017 HAProxy

Jan 27, 2017 Redis

Jan 23, 2017 moment.js