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Project Estimation: A better way

  • Chip Dickson
  • March 25, 2019

In my many years of development both as a manager and consultant, the one piece of the agile process and especially scrum points is they never seem to give you an estimate that those controlling the budget or making financial choices can use. I am an avid agile proponent and an early adopter (signed the Agile […]

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DevNexus 2018 Thank you!

  • Chip Dickson
  • March 1, 2018

Thank You! To all the good folks that attended DevNexus 2018, the speakers, all the volunteers and AJUG that put this one every year. Thank you. We, as a company, have been attending for years, and always come away energized and excited about what we do. This year Charlie and I decided to give a […]

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PI-IoT Overview

  • Chip Dickson
  • September 7, 2017

Overview (UPDATED -9/7/2017) In the coming months the SUM Global team will be creating a series of posts that will build out a Kubernetes cluster  on 6 Raspberry Pi 3s (RPi). It will utilize persistent volumes and have html based load balancing. We will utilize GlusterFS for the volume management. We are building our own (and yours […]

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RPi GlusterFS Install

  • Chip Dickson
  • May 8, 2017

GlusterFS and RPi Overview We continue building out our IoT Pi project by adding volume storage that our Kubernetes cluster can use. This is a brief summary of the steps to create a glusterfs endpoint, Mounting the GlusterFS system on our Raspberry PIs and making them available to our Swarm. For this exercise we are […]

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