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Monthly Archives: August 2005

Fun with NAS devices and IIS

I keep running into an interesting condition with an EMC NAS device.  Part of our web front-end reads and writes files to an external EMC NAS device shared among the clustered web servers.  When using a Samba-based NAS device, we … Continue reading 

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belt test completed

I’ve been training for my blackbelt for the past 9 months and took the test this past Saturday. After a few hours of doing every move I’ve learned since my white belt, I squared off for 5 two-minutes rounds against blackbelts … Continue reading 

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Speaking tonight on TDD

I will be speaking tonight on Test Driven Development at the Chippewa Valley .Net User’s Group in Eau Claire at 5:00. I hope to see you there. -Steve

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Software Configuration Management article

As I’m looking at coordinating shared binary and code components across multiple applications,  I came across an excerpt from the book “Software Configuration Management Startegies and IBM Rational ClearCase: A Practical Introduction“.  There is some useful information in the article … Continue reading 

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Blogging my way to the PDC – contest ending soon

The “Blogging my way to the PDC” contest is ending on Friday and the winner is being announced on Monday.  If you haven’t written one yet, please do so and make sure it’s worse than mine Please go to my … Continue reading 

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update: Team System Pricing != pointy-hair-brained move

I’ve been taking a closer look at Team System and what this means for day-to-day team operations.  More specifically, I’m interested in how project tasks are managed. I originally posted the point that Team System is too expensive and is … Continue reading 

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Lean Thought: Microsoft Project and UML

Here’s a thought I just had – Microsoft Project is to Software Project Management as UML is to Code UML is not architecture nor is it code design.  UML is a static picture that describes intent at a given point … Continue reading 

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