"Networking" tag

Open Up or Lose Out

An open network is integral to innovation and efficiency It has never been more exciting to be in data centre networking as new technologies such as Ethernet fabrics, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), and Network…

Test Your Troubleshooting Skills With Trouble-Maker

Trouble-Maker, as the name suggests, is a Linux tool that, when installed in a system, randomly selects a problem from its list and actually creates it on the system. The idea behind using…

Demystifying the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service

Mobile and Web app developers now have reason to cheer, with the evolution of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) model. This article takes you through its intricacies. Abbreviations like IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and…

Analyse Your Network Packets with LibPCAP

Data on a network flows in the form of packets, which are entities that carry your data across the network. These packets are routed from one router to another by intelligent nodes. LibPCAP…

Revamp Your IT Career as a Cloud Security Expert

Here’s a ringside view of some exciting and challenging careers in the cloud security realm. The advent of the cloud, which was once a niche concept, has empowered organisations to shift their focus…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

Linux Firewall: Executing Iprules Using PHP

A firewall keeps the network secure by analysing packets and determining whether they should be allowed through or not. This article shows how to manipulate Iprules using PHP scripts. Linux has its own…

Apache Cassandra The Crash-Proof NoSQL Database

The last time I wrote on NoSQL databases in February 2011, the technology was already booming. Today, these databases have changed the way developers think about building their applications, making them look beyond…

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