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Graphics with Xlib

Graphics Using Xlib, Part 2: Writing Programs

This article applies the concepts explained in Part l of this series with a sample program. In case you have forgotten the concepts, a quick recap might be helpful. A client (user program)…

Social Apps with Facebook

Making Your Web Apps Social with Facebook

Thinking about making your Web application talk to Facebook? Or do you need tighter integration for your website? Alternately, do you just want to do more with it than any third-party plugin can…

Research time!

A Low-cost Platform for PC-interfaced Science Experiments called expEYES

There is nothing new about computer-interfaced science experiments, but how often do you come across an experiment platform that costs as little as Rs 3,000? Inter University Accelerator Centre (IUAC) has developed one…

Hmm... they claim it's powerful enough.

Lisp: Tears of Joy, Part 2

Lisp has been hailed as the world’s most powerful programming language. But only the top percentile of programmers use it, because of its cryptic syntax and academic reputation. This is rather unfortunate, since…

Demands of Peta-scale Computing

The Database Demands of Peta-scale Computing

Let’s take a brief look at the challenges for next-generation databases. In the previous article we discussed that as data volumes grow towards the peta-scale and beyond, most traditional databases find it difficult…

A Quantum Leap in HPC?

Onama — A Quantum Leap in HPC

This article introduces readers to Onama, a CDAC-created bundle of well-selected parallel and serial applications for various engineering disciplines. An amalgamation of HPC and open source technologies, it is based on Linux, and…

Where's Java headed?

Oracle Charts Out Java’s Future

The US software maker provides a glimpse into the world of Java, Oracle software and hardware, and the future of these technologies. May 10-11, Oracle JavaOne and Oracle Develop 2011, Hyderabad, India: Before…

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WordPress Multi-site Servers on Production Machines

Everybody knows how to set up a LAMP machine and get a WordPress site running, using the famous three-minute installation. But how many of you can actually get WordPress 3′s new multi-site capability…

QEMU for embedded programming

Using QEMU for Embedded Systems Development, Part 2

In the previous articles, we learnt how to use QEMU for a generic Linux OS installation, for networking using OpenVPN and TAP/TUN, for cross-compilation of the Linux kernel for ARM, to boot the…

Perfect!

The Nagios Setup Explained

In this article, we shall discuss Nagios, an open source software that is deployed in most data centres to monitor various system and network parameters. The practice of appointing prefects is a time-honoured…

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