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Setting Up OpenAM for Web Authentication

OpenAM provides a system for integrating diverse Web applications-to share common authentication and authorisation systems. It can protect applications running on any Web or application server. With a centralised login for all applications,…

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…

It's Qt

Developing Apps on Qt, Part 1

This article introduces application development using the Qt GUI framework. There was a time when all desktop applications were developed from scratch. Then came the concept of code reuse. Static and shared libraries…

Storing all that!

nexenta: Bringing Enterprise Storage to the Open Source World

This article discusses some of the challenges and technologies related to data storage, and introduces the Nexenta Core Platform, which is an OS based on OpenSolaris. Storage is arguably the most overlooked component…

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…

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,…

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…

Saving Private GRUB

Saving Private GRUB: Remotely Restoring MBR on an Enterprise Server

Corporate hardware systems differ from their conventional desktop counterparts primarily because they have a number of interesting features. For example, they provide an ability to connect a virtual CD-ROM drive, and use a…

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