Author Archives: Varadharajan Mukundan

HBase and Eclispe IDE integration

In this post, we will be creating a sample HBase project in Eclipse IDE. It is required to have a local working instance of HBase (mine is 0.20.6 version) and Eclipse Helios version. I assume that you are aware of … Continue reading

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Implementing “Sieve of Eratosthenes” in Python

For a couple of days, I’ve gathered a lot of information about prime numbers and algorithms which generates them. out of all the available algorithms, “Sieve of Eratosthenes” is one of the most normally used ones and i want to … Continue reading

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Using openssl for generating a SHA1 Hash

Today, i stumbled a website, where it had some good resource of generating a SHA1 hash of a file using the executable command ‘openssl’. SHA1 is a Hash used for checking the integrity of the file. The command for generating … Continue reading

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Back after exams :)

After a long pause, due to my internal and terminal exams, I’m planning to get more serious on learning some new things on operating systems. I had a short crash course on C language (Perl, Python, Ruby made me forget … Continue reading

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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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