My Setup for Self-Hosting Dozens of Web Applications + Services on a Single Server

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  • Nomad

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  • traefik

    The Cloud Native Application Proxy

    Also, using nginx as a reverse proxy + letsencrypt is totally valid. I moved towards Traefik ( which neatly integrates with containers and does all letsencrypt management for you (no need to maintain a separate letsencrypt service).

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  • composerize

    🏃→🎼 docker run asdlksjfksdf > docker-composerize up

    This seems to definitely be the consensus! Someone on twitter linked me to a tool called Composerize which seems to be able to generate docker-compose configs directly from a docker run command which is exactly what I need.

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