Home lab updates

Following up from my “Starting out with a home lab” article I’ve made some pretty nice updates to my home lab setup, and I’ve also got my {Ansible playbooks](https://github.com/maclarel/ansible_playbooks) up on GitHub now!

Starting out with the lab additions:

  • Gigabit internet (Cable, unfortunately) recently became available here, so I’ve now got a 1000/30 connection! Upload speeds are depressing, but still 3x the speed I had previously!
  • UniFi Dream Machine has taken over my network. This thing is literally stepping forward 15 years in terms of technology over what I was previously using…
  • UniFi NanoHD Access Point for improved network connectivity on the second floor of my house. Dramatic improvement in connection quality! And perhaps most importantly, the whole layout is now more A E S T H E T I C…





Significant improvements all around!