Spring is back so it is the perfect moment to check if my watering system passed the winter, and reactivate it. At the same time i’ll explain in detail the system I set up with external bluetooth antennas. We will indeed improve our Jeedom test installation for automatic watering, by adding (and actually cloning) some Bluetooth “repeaters” (called the antennas) in order to increase … Read more ...
Automatic programmable outdoor watering system with Jeedom
In this tutorial I’ll explain how to setup an automatic watering system by using the Jeedom automation system, and some equipments to remotely pilot a water valve plugged on a dripping system. the goal is to explain how to control a simple system for now, so that you can extand it depending on your needs, by keeping exactly the same components.
The system here will … Read more ...
Launching Gekkoga on high-end EC2 Spot machine
So now that we know how to launch an EC2 instance from an Amazon EC2 AMI with batched gekko/gekkoga app/conf deployment, we want to learn how to use it on better CPU-sized machine, at a good price (Amazon EC2 Spot feature), so that we can -basically- bruteforce all possible parameters and inputs of a given trading strategy, using Gekkoga’s genetic algorithm.
The … Read more ...
v2 – How to create an Amazon EC2 “small” VM and automate Gekko’s deployment
Note (18/02/2019): this is an updated version of the initial post about automating the launch of an Amazon EC2 Instance.
We tried Gekkoga’s backtesting and noticed it is a CPU drainer. I never used Amazon EC2 and its ability to quickly deploy servers, but I was curious to test, as it could make a perfect fit for our needs: on-demand renting of high capacity … Read more ...
How to create an Amazon EC2 “small” VM and automate Gekko’s deployment
Note (18/02/2019): a simpler deployment process is under active redaction.
We tried Gekkoga’s backtesting and noticed it is a CPU drainer. I never used Amazon EC2 and its ability to quickly deploy servers, but I was curious to test, as it could make a perfect fit for our needs: on-demand renting of high capacity servers, by using Amazon’s “Spot instance” feature. Beware, on EC2 … Read more ...
Automate Gekko’s Strats parameters backtesting (with Gekkoga)
We saw in previous posts how to install gekko, use it, and customize our first strategy.
But, as we figured out, every strategy, shall it be your own custom one or any Strat you will find on Internet with excellent backtests results showed by its creator, also needs to be tweaked, for a specific market, currency, asset, and it means we need … Read more ...
Gekko Strategy customization
Now that we’ve briefly seen how to install gekko and how to use its main functionalities, we will try to customize a first strategy.
As a first step, you need to review Gekko’s excellent standard documentation:
I won’t explain here all the functions used, since it is explained in the standard documentation, and you have links … Read more ...
Gekko trading bot usage
Now that we installed Gekko, we need to feed it with data, and make it useful. Please, keep in mind that a trading bot is in NO WAY an insurance to earn money, as it will depend on the logic of your strategy, and on the markets (currency & asset) you will use.
We will follow 4 simple steps :
- Feeding your local Gekko
Gekko Trading bot installation
Installing gekko is quite simple, everything is described on its homepage, thanks to Mike von Rossum, Gekko’s creator & maintainer.
On a standard Linux distro (I use a small Debian VM on an Intel NUC running vSphere acting as a personal server at home):
sudo apt-get install nodejs
sudo apt-get install git
Install Pm2 (not mandatory but … Read more ...