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Linux virtualization solutions

Virtualisation Face-off: Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation

In this article, we take a look at four of the most well known and commonly used virtualisation software for Linux. When it comes to virtualisation, Linux unarguably has more prowess and offers…

The TutorVista team

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that was founded in 2005. Its operations are entirely…

Programming tools for Linux

Programming Tools for Linux

This article is not so much about the various languages, as the programming tools that can be used to write programs using the languages. When students first start taking programming courses at various…

Taming the Big Data with Hadoop

Taming the Big Data Beast with Hadoop and Alternatives

Turn the clock back to 1970 — the year in which Edgar Codd published the paper “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks”. In it he described a language called…

In-memory database

The Importance of In-memory Databases

It has been predicted that in-memory computing will be one of the Top 10 technologies of 2012. In-memory databases (IMDBs) are a critical part of this paradigm. Through this introductory article, let’s get…

Let's play the disk

Virtualisation and Disk Management in OpenIndiana

In the previous part, we got acquainted with OpenIndiana — how to install the base system, find and deploy packages, and perform maintenance tasks with ZFS. This part is devoted to isolated and…

Dell India R&D Centre team

Dell India R&D Centre is 10 — Team’s Take on Milestones, Roles & Responsibilities, FOSS

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dell India R&D Centre, the LINUX For You team caught up with Rudramuni B, executive director and head of the Centre, along with his…

Kerala State Electricity Board opts for FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board Saves a Whopping Rs 8 Crore, Using FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) switched to open source solutions only a few years back, and now, not only manages the accounting and billing information of users across Kerala, but has made impressive…

OpenIndiana -- the 'free' Solaris

OpenIndiana — a Free Fork of Solaris

OpenIndiana comprises the Illumos core, taken from OpenSolaris, with a set of GNU user-land tools. OpenIndiana can even be called an analogue to GNU/Linux, but instead of a monolithic Linux kernel, it uses…

Linux Virtualisation Roundup

VMWare Player, VirtualBox, KVM: Finding Virtualisation Software that Fits

This article is intended to guide users in choosing the best virtualisation solution for themselves. According to Wikipedia: “Virtualisation, in computing, is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something,…

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