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NFV and the Service Provider Cloud

Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) involves virtualising entire network node functions into entities that may be connected or chained together, to create networking services. This article examines the rise of Network Functions Virtualisation or…

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An Introduction to Open Source Programming Languages

Programming is a matter of instructing a computer to perform certain tasks. Code, which is a language that the computer understands, comes in many flavours. The wide choice of coding languages can be…

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Why Are Organisations Moving to Microservices?

Microservices is a software architecture style in which complex applications are composed of small, independent, narrowly-focused processes communicating with each other using language independent APIs. Amazon and LinkedIn have both implemented this architecture,…

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Using GNU Emacs as an Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) provides instant communication over the Web. It is generally used for one-to-one communication or group discussion forums, also known as channels. In this article in the GNU Emacs series,…

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The Rise of Mobile Application Development Platforms

There is a huge market for enterprise-ready mobile cross-platform development tools as a result of the increasing diversity in the mobile device ecosystem. Enterprises of all sizes are craving for solutions that allow…

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Are Business Intelligence Tools Really Intelligent?

Users of Business Intelligence (BI) tools have several issues to contend with. The primary concern relates to whether these tools are really intelligent and future ready. This article highlights some issues and presents…

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Open Source Technology: First Love of the Leaders at AskMeBazaar.com!

For some, open source technology is a passion; for some, it is a mission and for start-ups, it is a necessity. Ekta Mittal, head, product and technology, AskMeBazaar.com, vouches for the fact that…

The Xenomai Project, a Linux Based RTOS

Real-time operating systems (RTOS) are designed for real-time applications such as embedded systems, industrial robots, scientific research equipment and others. Read on to discover more about the Xenomai project, which emulates a traditional…

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Ten Must-Have Open Source Tools for Backup and Recovery

This is a list of 10 open source backup and recovery tools that the author believes are the most useful. We suggest that the reader tries out a few of them. Backup and…

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Why Students Should Get Involved in FOSS Development

Developers of proprietary software spend billions on development, yet FOSS is the choice of many of the biggest and best corporate entities. FOSS works on one of the greatest human principles – contribution…

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