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PCI/USB

Shared Computing — Where PCI Performs and USB Lags

This article explores the evolution of shared computing, and evaluates the value proposition that a shared computing environment can offer to organisations. Also included are the test results conducted to gauge the efficacy…

Dynamic instrumentation frameworks

CodeSport (June 2011)

In this month’s column, we continue our discussion of binary instrumentation tools, and look at a few popular dynamic instrumentation frameworks. Last month, we had discussed various memory errors such as uninitialised memory…

CodeSport

CodeSport (May 2011)

Welcome to CodeSport!  In this month’s column, we continue our discussion on memory access errors. In last month’s column, we had discussed a set of questions that could prove helpful to our student…

Better queries with MySQL

Better Queries with MySQL, Part 3: The MyISAM Storage Engine

MyISAM is MySQL’s default storage engine, and is probably most commonly used by new adopters of MySQL. The objective of this article is to discuss how the MyISAM storage engine works, to enable…

Buggy Pentium processor

Joy of Programming: Bug Hunt

Every programmer knows that debugging is akin to a detective’s work. In this column, we’ll cover this “bug hunt” process with an example of how the Intel Pentium processor bug was discovered. Software…

Scan time!

Advanced Nmap: FIN Scan & OS Detection

Nmap is a fantastic tool, and I just can’t refrain from praising it, every time I use it. The earlier articles in this series have detailed many important Nmap scan types. Let us…

MeeGo top panel: a. tabbed view, b. application screen active, c. mouse at top edge so panel buttons are shown

Exploring Software: Netbook Operating Systems

A modern netbook is likely to have 150 GB of disk space, 1 GB of RAM, a screen resolution of 1024×800 pixels, and a wide range of connectivity options. It can hardly be…

Me too, MeeGo

Develop and Deploy a MeeGo Application

Open embedded platforms are becoming popular among end-users, and are also a key selling point for many vendors. New business models like application stores are thriving around these open platforms. Many industry biggies…

Programming questions

CodeSport (October 2010)

Welcome to CodeSport. Here are some of the solutions to questions we raised in last month’s column. My last column featured a medley of questions on computer architecture, operating systems and algorithms. Congratulations…

HTC Hero, Ubuntu Eee and Intel P55 – Today Marks a Slew of New Releases

Today seemed to be the “shubh muhurat” for quite a handful of product launches. HTC launches their latest Android phone, Hero, in India. Along with that, there are Easy Peasy Linux and Intel P55 chipset that got released for the public.

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