Automatic Pillar Files

One of the really useful featurs of SaltStack is the ability to store staic values in Pillar. These values can be anything from values to be used in configuration files, to passwords or any value that will be static. The values are stored on the Salt master, then through various …

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New Adventures

In September 2015 I joined Croscon Engineering, a New York based software engineering consultancy, a company that I found while searching for remote opportunities using the Salt Stack configuration management system. In the time I've been there, it has been an amazing opportunity where I have been able to work …

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Goodbye To SCALE

When SCALE began 14 years ago, it was a small one-day event with two speaker tracks and about 30 exhibitors. It has grown into one of the largest free & open source conferences in North America. Thinking about all that the core SCALE team and hundreds of volunteers have accomplished over …

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