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How to create update or delete symbolic or soft link in Unix
How to create update or delete symbolic or soft link in Unix
In our project our Java process picks latest version of package for executing, which is a UNIX soft link. So whenever we do a release we just need to update latest UNIX symlink which makes release seamless and rollback very easy which in tern increases stability and predictability of our Java application.
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Installing Nvidia drivers in Debian 5 (lenny)
Installing Nvidia drivers in Debian 5 (lenny)
Grab the latest nvidia driver for your architecture from nvidia.com.
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Porting Perl To Python
Porting Perl To Python
Python programmers shouldn't get too smug. While many people agree that Python is designed in a way that makes it a highly readable language, there can still be problems with legacy, untested Python code too. Porting legacy Perl to Python can be a daunting task. In this article, learn some of the theory behind dealing with legacy code, including what not to do.
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The significant new AIX 7 capabilities for virtualization
The significant new AIX 7 capabilities for virtualization
The IBM AIX operating system provides a highly scalable IT infrastructure for client workloads. Learn about the latest version, AIX 7.1, an open standards-based UNIX operating system, that includes significant new capabilities for virtualization, security features, availability features, and manageability.
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Continuous integration with Buildbot
Continuous integration with Buildbot
The days of cowboy coding are long gone at most organizations, replaced by a renewed interest in generating quality software. Continuous integration (CI) testing is a vital component in the practice of agile programming techniques that lead to high-quality software. Learn the theory and practice of CI testing by exploring Buildbot, an open source CI system written in Python.
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Linux on 4KB-sector disks: Practical advice
Linux on 4KB-sector disks: Practical advice
This article examines the implications of 4KB-sector disks, including benchmark tests illustrating the likely real-world effects on some common Linux file systems. As disks with 4096-byte sectors become more common throughout 2010 and beyond, strategies for coping with these new disks will become increasingly important.
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Creating and Using Templates in Cacti
Creating and Using Templates in Cacti
In this chapter, we learned about templates. Now, you can create or edit a graph template and host template. It's always a good practice to test every template locally before adding it to a production server. Also, we learned to how to import and export Cacti templates.
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Avoiding Cloud computting DoS attacks
Avoiding Cloud computting DoS attacks
Look in detail at how the HybridCloud application authenticates itself to cloud services, how Google Apps uses OAuth and how Force.com cloud services require built-in testing to avoid inadvertent Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks.
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Comparing UNIX inovation
Comparing UNIX inovation
This article compares and contrasts some of the innovations of the latest releases of AIX 6.1, Solaris 10, and HP-UX. Learn the differences on how to work with certain tasks, such as networking and performance tuning. Also, see at a high level some of the virtualization differences among these big three. You decide what you prefer best.
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The Lean green eco-friendly Linux machine
The Lean green eco-friendly Linux machine
Green IT is one of the hottest of today's technology trends, and the GNU/Linux community has risen to the challenge. Along with several corporate partners, the GNU/Linux operating system provides solutions for dealing with power consumption, carbon emissions, and e-waste. See the eco-friendly advances of the GNU/Linux and FLOSS communities with green computing practices and how you can help the cause.
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Installing Flash Player 9 for Epiphany.
Installing Flash Player 9 for Epiphany.
How to install Flash Player 9 for Epiphany. This is tested on Ubuntu and Debian.
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A comprehensive list of Cognos How-to Best Practices
A comprehensive list of Cognos How-to Best Practices
Created by Cognos experts from real-life customer experiences, these Cognos best Practices in Development, Performance, Financial Management, Reporting, Infrastructure, Security, Modeling, and Migration is your source for rich technical information that is tried, tested, and proven to help you succeed with Cognos products in your specific technology environment.
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Anatomy of ext4
Anatomy of ext4
The next generation of the extended file system; ext4, provides improved scalability, reliability, and considerable new functionality. This article covers ext4 Functionality, scalability, and performance. It's an easy read to get to know the latest and greatest Linux file system.
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Telecommunications and Network Security
Telecommunications and Network Security
Packt is pleased to announce a new book on CISSP. Written by M. L. Srinivasan CISSP in 21 Days is a quick revision guide that helps candidates prepare for the CISSP Exam and approach it confidently with the help of step-by-step preparation and practice questions. Success in this respected exam opens the door for ones dream job as a security expert as well as an eye catching salary. Passing the final exam is challenging as every year a lot of candidates do not prepare sufficiently and fail at the final stage. This happens when they cover everything but do not revise properly and hence lack in confidence. This books 'concise explanation' will take candidates through the final weeks before the exam with a day-by-day plan covering all of the exam topics enabling them to enter the exam room with confidence. Candidates will get to know the requirements of the CISSP examination and structure their preparation accordingly. The book helps them build their understanding of myriad concepts in the Information Security domain thus integrating their existing knowledge, experience, and prior learning to easily remember the concepts. This small and concise CISSP exam quick-revision guide provides a disciplined approach to be adopted for reviewing and revising the core concepts a month before the exam, by providing concise explanation of important concepts in all the 10 domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Each domain is covered in two chapters that are represented as days and each chapter contains some practice questions including a full-blown mock test for practice. This book is for all aspirants who are planning to take the CISSP examination and obtain the coveted CISSP certification that is considered as the 'Gold Standard' in Information Security personal certification. The book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit http://www.packtpub.com/crack-the-cissp-exam-in-21-days/book
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Nokia N810 Internet Tablet code unit testing
Nokia N810 Internet Tablet code unit testing
This installment looks at different options for helper libraries, coding with unit testing in mind, and user interface choices.
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