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“Consider SQLite”

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I am convinced of SQLite. For many use cases where other databases like MySQL, MariaDB or PostgreSQL are often used, SQLite would suffice, given the right design and architecture.

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Maybe I should write down my political views and thoughts in extra posts on my German blog in the future, instead of putting them in the monthly review and then translating them as well. English readers probably won’t get much out of it… Sorry! ✌️

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My November ‘21 in Review

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Welcome to my monthly review for November 2021. What was going on this month?

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I am using Nitter, an alternative interface for Twitter, just in case I want to read a thread on Twitter. Previously I hosted the instance directly on my VPS. Now, however, I host the Nitter instance at home, but make it available on the Internet through Tailscale, a little program I wrote called “ProxyExposer”, and Caddy. 🤓 I also briefly tried publishing a WordPress instance from home to the web this way. But I don’t have a use case for WordPress at the moment.

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My September ‘21 in Review

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It’s time again for a new monthly review. Let’s see what I was up to in September.

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About my new watch: Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

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In response to my teasing post about my new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, James suggested I share my experience with the watch on my blog and asked what my reasons are for wearing a smartwatch. So here is my answer.

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My June ‘21 in Review

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So, now June is also over already. Already half of the year reached – crazy. So here’s my review of the past 30 days and what else is on my mind:

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I’m riding my electric bike and came across this castle. It’s called “Schloss Richmond”. 🚴‍♂️

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Thoughts about VPN services

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I have never been a big fan of VPN services. I think that many users have a wrong expectation about it, they think the VPN service would provide them anonymity and protect their data.

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Refactoring your personal software projects

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Colin Walker is trying to refactor his blogging software to make it available to others. Regarding whether anyone else will end up using it, he writes:

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