Host Classification with SaltStack

Within infrastructure as code, as with all programming, there is a goal to reduce redundancy as much as possible. With configuration management, duplicated configurations can quickly lead to confusion and unexpected states. One of the key ways to reduce configuration duplication is robust host classification.
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Open Development with SaltStack

I am excited to publicize the open source repository for our SaltStack configuration: creativecommons/sre-salt-prime. This is a rare offering. Not many configuration management system repositories are open sourced. Read on for why this is important to me :)
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In Support of Selfies

2017 Apr 26, Timid Robot Zehta (Emotional Intelligence)

A collection of links in support of selfies:
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Feelings Thermometer

2016 Dec 11, Timid Robot Zehta (Emotional Intelligence)

I didn't like the Feelings Thermometer worksheet my therapist was using so I created my own.
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Emotional Labor

2015 Oct 03, Timid Robot Zehta (Emotional Intelligence)

(See updated post: Emotional Labor Revisited.)

I recently read an amazing document. It was a digest of a message thread about Emotional Labor. Before I was done I knew I wanted to share it with everyone I cared about.
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