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 http://www.tml.tkk.fi/Publications/C/21/nie_ready.pdf. 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 http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2131.html 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 http://blogs.koolwal.net/2009/02/25/installing-linux-on-usb-part-7-install-debian-linux-from-usb-drive/ 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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