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[Docker](http://www.docker.io) is an open-source project to easily create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from any application. The same container that a developer builds and tests on a laptop can run at scale, in production, on VMs, bare metal, OpenStack clusters, public clouds and more.
Home Assistant is open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first. Powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts. Perfect to run on a Raspberry Pi or a local server. Available for free at home-assistant.io
Welcome to **Tales From Tech Support**, where we share our stories of: * *Incredible Feats* of Networking Heroics; * *Tech Troubleshooting* Under the Direst Circumstances; * *Unsolvable Problems* Cracked by Sheer Genius and/or Pure Luck; * *Moral Support* after Having Dealt with Difficult Clients; * And of course, **Stupid User Stories!** We've got a bit of a lull in the queue just now, so kick back, grab a cold one, and share your best tales among friends here at TFTS!