"LFY November 2010" tag
Google’s load-balancing architecture

‘Featuristic’ Linux Load Balancing with LVS

This article deals with setting up LVS (Linux Virtual Server) for clustering on SUSE. Also discover how it acts as a scalable and high-performance delivery platform — just like an ideal load balancer….

Data centre management

Puppet Data Centre Automation Solution, Part 1: Setting Up Master & Client

Managing data centres comprising hundreds of systems is tough. Fortunately, configuration-management systems help bring things under control, by automating common configuration tasks, making systems manageable from a central location. This article focuses on…

Turnkey Linux -- High on Steroids

Get Started with Turnkey Linux — When and Where it Makes Sense

This article deals with getting open source software packages up and running on bare metal/virtual platforms in a stress-free manner. What happens when your online team asks for a Drupal or WordPress server,…

Advanced Nmap

Advanced NMap: Some Scan Types

A broad overview and the basic features of NMap have been covered in an earlier article in this series of articles on Nmap. In this article, we discuss in detail various NMap scan…

Logical Bugs and Intuitive Thinking

Joy of Programming: Logical Bugs and Intuitive Thinking

Logical bugs are very common in code and are often very difficult to find and fix. In this column, we’ll look at an example of a real-world logical bug, and explore how intuitive…

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…

Question time!

CodeSport (November 2010)

Welcome to CodeSport! In this column, we provide the solutions to a few of the questions we had featured last month. Last month’s column featured solutions to a medley of questions on computer…

Blender: No Maya. No Ram.

FreedomYUG: Blender — No Maya. No RAM.

This Diwali, who will bring freedom to Ram? This ancient festival of light celebrates Lord Ram delivering freedom to Sita, and the world, from the tyranny of Ravana. It celebrates the 2D triumph…

The OlivePad

OlivePad: India’s First Android 3.5G Tablet

Olive Telecom has beaten Apple on one count. It has launched its touchscreen tablet, the OlivePad, in India, months before the iconic iPad. Now, it remains to be seen whether Olive’s first-mover advantage,…

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