Monthly Archives: March 2010

IBM Workshop on POWER7 proved to be useful

Today, i along with my friends attended the IBM Workshop on IBM POWER7 architecture was really good. The workshop was held at MIT (Just a few streets from my home :-)) and we really got a good exposure on various … Continue reading

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Preparing for my seminar on XMPP

Today, i got a nice paper about the eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protcol at The main motive of me reading this, is my seminar about XMPP in computer networks class on 31 of this month. however, I am also … Continue reading

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Thinking of developing a new DHCP server..

Today, i thought of developing(implementing) a DHCP server and started to read out the Dynamic Host Configurations Protocol’s Request for comments(RFC) at and i think i will start the work by this weekend. Before, starting the coding process, i … Continue reading

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Web Interface for Map Reduce Job Submission in hadoop

Yesterday, It took me about a couple of hours to figure out the working of hadoop (single node cluster) and today, i designed a simple web interface to submit raw data to be crunched by hadoop and then to display … Continue reading

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My Laptop is nearly dead..

Today, i messed up with my laptop. It all started by learning to create a Debian bootable USB stick as given in and at the step of extracting the boot.img.gz file, i gave /dev/sda which is my laptop hard … Continue reading

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IP and MAC address based ACL’s in Squid

I am little bit confused on how to match IP address of a computer with its MAC address while writing ACL’s in squid. My objective is to allow IP address for which the NIC’s MAC address is already defined in … Continue reading

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My first task as a Network Administrator…

Today, i got my first task as a network administrator. The job was to install a local proxy server in our college central computing center. We have decided to have a local proxy server, so that we can reduce the … Continue reading

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