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GeneralRe: USB HUBS Pin
Munchies_Matt31-Jan-19 18:42
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GeneralRe: USB HUBS (old codger war story; you've been warned) Pin
Gary Wheeler31-Jan-19 1:53
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We have a product that for reasons that only make sense to marketing, has what is known as "the dongle farm". It looks something like this:
+-----+
|     |   +-----+
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     +-->| Hub +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   +-----+
|     |
|     |   +-----+
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     +-->| Hub +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   +-----+
| Hub |
|     |   +-----+
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     +-->| Hub +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   +-----+
|     |
|     |   +-----+
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     +-->| Hub +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   |     +--> Dongle
|     |   +-----+
+-----+
Each dongle represents support for one 'thing'. For customers with multiple machines, this lets them move 'thing' support from one machine to another. Fortunately, the pinhead software types on the product didn't have to solve this problem. The hardware folks and the marketing wabbos, after a drunken orgy of TLA schtuppage, decided on this solution.
Software Zen: delete this;

GeneralRe: USB HUBS Pin
dandy7231-Jan-19 6:00
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GeneralMy Diet, Day 1 Pin
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GeneralAgile, machine learning and no backups - what could go wrong? Pin
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GeneralUnwatchable! Pin
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