Automatic Backup of my Home Automation System (OpenHAB, InfluxDB, Grafana, Node-RED, MonogoDB)

RAK831 LoRa Gateway

I use different tools like OpenHAB, InfluxDB, Grafana, Node-RED, MonogoDB etc. in my Home Automation System. There is always a chance any tool may crash or the server may crash or HDD may fail or due to some other causes can lead to data loss. This has happened to me earlier also where I again had to start my setup from scratch but it taught me a lesson, backups are really important. So I went ahead and wrote a simple shell script to do the backup tasks automatically with a…

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Automatic project structure/git creation in Windows

automatic project creator

While working in projects on a daily basis, as I do for YouTube videos, we tend to create the same folder structure and related repositories every time, as we move to the next project.  For me, it is like creating folders for video, code, uploaded video, schematics and so on and in my most of the video for YouTube, I always create almost same folders. Along with that, I create GitHub repository to host the codes that I use in the project or tutorial to distribute. And I hate doing the…

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