Migrating to GKE For some time now I've been a fan of Kubernetes. I run a small cluster at home for tinkering, but it doesn't really enable me to get a feel for running this in the cloud. I need to setup my own load balancer (metallb) storage is more annoying as I need to provide that as well (glusterfs). I have sorted those problems, but I still wanted to try running something in the cloud.
A Followup on the CR10S S5 So I've been tinkering with the printer for about a week now. All of my planned upgrades have come in and some of them ended up not needing to be upgrades, I'll talk more in detail about that below. For those not wanting to read the whole article, the short of it is I've pretty much dialed in the settings with the new extruder/hotend using 3mm filament, and I am impressed with the results.
A brief overview of the CR10S-S5 Recently I decided one 3D printer was just not enough. I have no complaints about my first printer, an Ultimaker 2+, it creates some beautiful prints and does them quickly as well. However, I do every so often want to print bigger, which means multiple pieces and glue. So I had been keeping an eye out for a decent quality large volume printer, and my dreams came true!
Link to Part 1 In this continuing series we're setting up the hardware and installing Ubuntu to the HC2s. Let's get building! Get everything unboxed, and find yourself oddly pleased with how well the cases snap together to form your nice new tower. You can see here what they look like stacked, and you can see the barrel plugs I need to tie into my power supply. I wired up the plugs to a single set of wires to make managing the easier.