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Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for Electrolytes while fasting

If you’re on a keto diet, intermittant-fasting, or water-fasting, you might be supplementing with electrolytes to alleviate Keto-flu, heart palpitations, headaches, muscle-shakes, and a variety of other ailments that can happen when you’re restricting your…









How not to hire a DevOps Engineer

This is a true story, although names and details have been removed or changed to protect the awful. Quotes however are verbatim. As often happens when you have ‘DevOps’ in your job title, I received…


Ansible Slack Failure Handler

So you want a simple Slack failure handler for Ansible to ping your alerts channel whenever a deployment fails. Despite a thorough search I couldn’t find any examples that did this adequately, and even the…