Chris Funderburg 🐝

  • @bocan
  • Freelance Cloud Architect and DevOps Engineer
  • He/Him
  • United Kingdom
"Know, O Prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Microsoft DOS and the gleaming Windows,...  
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Aug 25, 2021
Aug 25, 2021
Used Terraform
Refactored infrastructure-as-code
Software engineering
+ 1
Did a bit of Terraform work today - which should have been refreshing after 6 months of Helm and Kubernetes coding, but it was another team's codebase - and it was an unmaintainable mess.Β  I feel soiled.
Aug 20, 2021
Aug 20, 2021
Hello, Polywork Community
I really wanted to like Polywork - but it's like shouting your "highlight" into the void.Β  No likes?Β  Great!Β  Entirely no way to interact with people aside from some bizarre notion of "collaboration" that 95% of folk will have no interest in? - not so great.
Aug 06, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Raspberry Pi Project
Running Kubernetes
Building a Home Lab
Wrote an Ansible Playbook
+ 2
Building a home Rasberry Pi Kubernetes cluster. It has 4 8-gig Raspberry Pis, each with POE hats, a 1TB NVMe chip inside a USB3 adaptor shared via NFS4, and CAT8 cables just for laughs.Β  Kubernetes will be based on K3S, and everything controlled and configured with Ansible.Β 
Jul 12, 2021
Jul 12, 2021
raising pull requests
β€œThere is a developer theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what their Pull Request Review Policy is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

There is another theory which states that this has already happened

― (with apologies to) Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Jul 09, 2021
Jul 09, 2021
Teaching Senior Management
Running Kubernetes
It's my sworn duty to at least try to tell my client that monitoring engineer performance based on git commits is really bad practice.Β  Because it can be gamed so easily!Β  And it doesn't take into account agile rituals and other meetings, design work, deployments, testing, etc.

That said, I've been in this industry 24 years and it's also my sworn duty to game that system like a boss if they refuse to listen.Β 

On a positive note, my DevOps counterparts internal to the client finally spun us up a Kops based Kubernetes cluster for development on the next phase of work.Β  I'd have preferred the EKS cluster we were promised - but that's not quite ready yet.
Jul 05, 2021
Jul 05, 2021
Working on code
My current client wants all their Helm charts run through kube-linter via the Jenkins pipeline - which is a great idea, but it picked up a lack of default CPU and Memory resource limits for the Grafana-Operator chart.

It was an easy fix, but I wish more charts wrapping these open source projects would just add some sensible defaults.
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