December 17, 2021

RockARM – Hardware Build

Welcome back! If you’ve been following along in my RockARM series, and already 3D printed your RockARM case, then it’s time to fill it with some delicious hardware! In the video below, I take you through the hardware components and assembly, tools and tricks for getting everything built up nicely. After...

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October 23, 2021

FreqTrade: Quickly deploy your BOT ARMY!

In this episode, I build upon the last topic around FreqTrade’s integrated Dashboard, and show you how to quickly scale out your army or FreqTrade bots, by storing the container variables as Docker environment variables, so you only have one place you need to make changes, as you copy and deploy...

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October 14, 2021

FreqTrade: Manage a fleet of Crypto-Bots!

Hey there! In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to consolidate all your FreqTrade instances (you do have more than a couple, right?!) in to a single dashboard, so you can easily see how your strategies are performing in a single, cohesive dashboard! By the way, this is all NATIVE to...

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July 14, 2021

FreqTrade: Plain OS to Running in Minutes!

In this episode, I take you through getting FreqTrade installed and configured, running as a Docker container, starting with a completely plain Ubuntu Server OS. What could be easier! Check out the video to follow along, and below is the example code referenced in the video. This takes all the guesswork...

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June 23, 2021

FreqTrade fast strategy refinement!

In this episode, I’ll show you how to refine your trading strategy file FAST by overlaying your market indicators in the GUI on real-time trading data, so you can SEE exactly what each indicator is doing at a given point-in-time in the market. This is how you carefully and QUICKLY tweak...

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June 18, 2021

Meet RockARM! The Docker Cluster.. 3D Printed!

I’m so excited to share this project! This combines just about everything that I love in projects: 3D printing, containers, building, design, and the pursuit of low-power efficiency! Okay, so what is this? Let’s start with a little background, and context first: We all have some form of a home lab,...

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June 2, 2021

FreqTrade deploy, understanding the Order Book

In this episode, we’re deploying FreqTrade, an open-source CryptoCurrency trading bot, wrapping it up in a nice multi-tabbed webUI called Muximux, and managing it all with Traefik web proxy with real Let’s Encrypt auto-renewing SSL certificates! I’ll also take you through the config basics, what a simple strategy file looks like,...

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May 3, 2021

Containerized MQTT Broker

Here we’re going over the deploy and config of a containerized MQTT Broker, all the basics of pub/sub, topics, retain flags, and I’ll even show you how to dig in under the hood of a Docker volume. Check out the video below, and code samples discussed in the video are here...

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April 27, 2021

Plex containerized, with NFS mounts!

In this episode, I’ll show you how to properly mount NFS shares directly inside your container config, rather than from the underlying host! This moves the mount dependency of your container stack in to your defined configuration file, and is one less thing your underlying hosts need to do, making your...

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