Drone CI with Podman

I run Drone CI for a longer period now with Docker. Because I decided to switch for multiple reasons from Docker to Podman, this setup had to be changed a bit. In this blog post, I want to cover how to install Podman and how to set up Drone so that it works with Podman. Installing Podman Install the podman and podman-docker packages. E.g. on a Debian based System: apt install podman podman-docker If you currently use docker-compose, then you should also install podman-compose:
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Linux: Setup ZITADEL with PostgreSQL

In this Guide, I want to cover installing ZITADEL with PostgreSQL on a Linux system. Please be aware that PostgreSQL support is still in Beta at the time of this writing, and you will need a PostgreSQL installation with Version 14 or higher. NGINX Proxy Create a new subdomain and point it to your server. Use certbot -d domain.name for creating a new SSL Cert. Create a new file in /etc/nginx/sites-available/domainname
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Open Source Authentication Solutions

Imagine you run a company and provide multiple web applications for your customers. In the beginning, you probably created a user table and the authentication methods yourself, but from the second application onwards, you will think about using already made open source solutions. That’s the situation I am in right now. I run multiple web applications, which each have their own auth mechanisms and user tables. This means, a user from App1 can’t use App2 unless he creates a new account.
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Open Source Social Media Management Tools

As a Startup founder, marketing is one of the biggest topics you have to take care of. There are tons of marketing automation tools, and most of them aren’t cheap. I found several open source social media management tools, of which some of them are getting used by me for multiple years now. Socioboard Socioboard is your full-blown social media management tool. It is open source and offers all the features you know from paid tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and others.
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Recap: Are Startup Investments profitable?

Since 2017, I invested in multiple Startups via Crowdinvesting platforms. Before that, I only invested in public traded companies. I am currently thinking about investing in some new Startups (and I also operate my own Startup), so that is a good time to check if my previous investments are profitable. Industry Type Year Performance Comment Drinks Loan 2017 No profit yet Waiting for repayment, company currently unable to pay. Software Loan 2019 No profit yet Growing fast but no profit yet.
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