Windows Services for Linux (WSL) brings the power of Linux to Windows 10- natively! Microsoft has done a good job of making it easy to download prepackaged distributions of Ubuntu, and SuSE. But what if you're a RHEL or CentOS admin? As I demonstrate here it's easy to build custom distributions for WSL.
The Raspberry Pi and variants are great little boards for IoT and other 24/7 applications. One of the main drawbacks of this usage pattern, however, is the fact that the SD cards are constantly being written to. Eventually this results in the card becoming unusable. In this post I'll illustrate ways to prevent the system from writing to the SD card at all, thus prolonging its life.