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Falling Behind

It's funny sometimes how easy it is to fall behind personally in the very things that we do professionally.

At Emcien, my main role these days involves creating the processes we use to build our servers and infrastructure. That means a lot of building server images and a lot of thinking about how to make sure our environments are always running up to their potential. I spend a lot of my day writing recipes to make sure that we don't have to worry about our systems and whether a deploy was done correctly.

So imagine my surprise when I logged onto my long-neglected personal server yesterday and realized how much it was the antithesis of all those principles I stick to at work. — Continue Reading...