"LFY June 2011" tag
Awk time

Advanced Awk for Sysadmins

In this article, we will discuss advanced Awk functionality, including string- and time-manipulation functions, associative arrays and user-defined functions. These can be very useful for a systems administrator to quickly summarise and analyse…

The RoboMSR team

Open Hardware Sparks Innovation in Robotics

Open hardware helps sort out many issues that hamper the advance of robotics in India — the lack of advanced components, insufficient know-how to patch these together into finished products, the high cost…

Let's learn Lisp

Lisp: Tears of Joy, Part 1

Lisp has been hailed as the world’s most powerful programming language. But only a few programmers use it because of its cryptic syntax and reputation for being appropriate for only those in academia….

Droid time

Virtual Machines For Abstraction: The Dalvik VM

With the rise of heterogeneous systems, there is a requirement for a scalable software system that is cost-effective and maintenance-free. Virtual machines (VMs) provide abstraction from the heterogeneity, and present a low-cost, scalable…

Samurai

Web Application Penetration Testing Using Samurai

This article introduces you to penetration-testing of Web applications. Also included is some hands-on work with a Web-testing framework called Samurai. Penetration testing, affectionately called pen-testing, involves testing a piece of software, or…

Ain't no sunshine without graphics

Graphics Using Xlib, Part 1

This article introduces you to the X Window System, with the aim of helping developers understand how to use the Xlib library effectively. The X Window System has a very distinct place in…

Bible

The Comperhensive LAMP Guide, Part-1: Compiling and Optimising Apache

These days, almost everyone needs a website. Online business is picking up, and an Internet presence is a must for firms wanting to expand their business. If you’re the freelance Web designer or…

Turnkey to LAMP

Turnkey: Build LAMP Server in Under 10 Minutes

Many of us have wanted to work on our own homemade Linux Web server, but struggled due to the lack of appropriate versions, and the knowledge to set up PHP support or even …

The rack

Ganglia for Monitoring Clusters

With the size of an organisation’s infrastructure increasing, monitoring is becoming a challenge. Ganglia presents itself as a very good solution when it comes to cluster-based monitoring, and analysing the available data. Monitoring…

Network monitoring time

Quick Setup Guide to Network Monitoring using Zenoss Core

Today’s businesses demand 24×7 uptime of IT infrastructure. To meet this need, a number of technologies are used, which include failover, clustering, redundant devices and high availability. Despite having more fault-tolerant and rugged…

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