Measuring web traffic with Matomo

You get what you measure

Matomo is an open source PHP/MySQL based web analytics application to track online visits to websites and displays reports on these visits. It does what Google Analytics does, but it is open source. Matomo has commercial cloud based offering for those who do not want to host their own instance but the code is there on GitHub ( for anyone who is interested. I decided to first test drive the cloud based solution and then install my own instance. [Read More]

Private cloud based on openSUSE Leap 15.3 beta and Nextcloud

Be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn, In that case, you should always be a unicorn.

Motivation I used to have a Synology DS414 server what worked well for about 8 years. Naturally, occasionally I had to change disks in the RAID5 system in it, but other than that it did its job. But regardless of the really smooth user experience and the low maintenance needs I never really liked that system as the Synology Disk Station Manager OS is not like many “real” Linux distributions and the community behind that OS is basically non existent. [Read More]