Keeping track of updates in software world

In my experience keeping track of the tech related changes is a very difficult task. Specifically the ever updating world of software industry. Now, by keeping track, I don't mean to master a specific tool or language, but just to have a basic knowledge as to what new changes have been included in the latest … Continue reading Keeping track of updates in software world

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Useful linux commands: part 2: Process related commands

1. PS Process status (PS) gives information about processes running in memory. If you want a repetitive update of this status, use top. The options mostly used with ps are given below. -e    select all processes -f    does full listing -a    select all with a tty except session leaders -d    select … Continue reading Useful linux commands: part 2: Process related commands

Useful linux commands: part 1: Networking

1. IFCONFIG ifconfig (interface configurator) command is use to initialize an interface, assign IP Address to interface and enable or disable interface on demand. With this command you can view IP Address and Hardware/MAC address assign to interface and also MTU (Maximum transmission unit) size. Check all the details provided by the command by typing … Continue reading Useful linux commands: part 1: Networking

Hadoop: Setting up Hadoop 2.6.0 (single node) on AWS EC2 Ubuntu AMI

Hi folks. This post will guide you to a step by step installation of Apache Hadoop 2.6. You can install it on a Ubuntu on your laptop or on a Ubunu AMI provided by AWS. If you are installing on Ubuntu Linux on your laptop, you can jump to point 2 of part 2. PART … Continue reading Hadoop: Setting up Hadoop 2.6.0 (single node) on AWS EC2 Ubuntu AMI

Hadoop: Setting up Microsoft Azure HDinsight

Just like AWS has Elastic Map Reduce with pre-installed Hadoop ecosystem, Google has Apache Hadoop with bdutil controller to enhance its functionalities, Azure has recently launched hdinsight, their own Hadoop provisioning service on the azure cloud. It is built using Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) distribution of hadoop. Let's get started and explore the capabilities it … Continue reading Hadoop: Setting up Microsoft Azure HDinsight

Getting started with Microsoft Azure Cloud

I have been using Amazon web services for over a year now. Mostly I use EC2 to run my apps on a cloud server so that I can share my application URL with my friends. AWS is great, undoubtedly, but I couldn't help advertising Windows Azure. The Virtual Machines services provided by Azure makes the … Continue reading Getting started with Microsoft Azure Cloud

OpenStack installation on Virtual Machines

For those of you who are new to OpenStack, I recommend you guys to read its wiki page and check out its website. This blog describes the easiest way to install OpenStack (according to me). Like many of you checking this blog, I too wanted to install OpenStack just for fun and learning purpose. I … Continue reading OpenStack installation on Virtual Machines