• Local database with Docker

    Some whining For many years I’ve been using local PostgreSQL database for projects. But this has always had many limitations, starting from fixed DB engine version and ending with the need to maintain multiple databases for several projects with migrations, rollbacks and here and there data corruption which happens during...


  • Setup your own blog from scratch using Jekyll

    I assume you start with a personal Linux/macOS machine and some basic knowledge of how to setup a server. By the end of this article you’ll have your own independent blog running in the web and you’ll be able to post new articles from your laptop using only several commands....


  • Arkhyz - under the stars

    I’ve been to many countries and cities, but one of the most memorable trips to me still is my vacation a couple of years ago to SAO RAS in Arkhyz, Russia with Astrovert group. It was so facinating that this year I decided to travel there again. What is Astrovert...


  • "Avengers: Endgame" review

    The movie’s titled “Endgame” not only because it’s a continuation of the previous MCU movie “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018) (which you should absolutely see to understand what’s going on here), but a wrap-up of existing franchise that started with the first “Iron Man” (2008). I don’t know where it’s gonna...


  • Blogs in 2019

    The rise and fall of blogs Blogger services like LiveJournal or Blogger were very trending in the early 2000s as they were fresh and unique for quite a long time but quickly lost their popularity with the rise of social networks and microblogging services in 2010s. There were many reasons...