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The Basics of Dired Mode in Emacs

Dired is a directory editor in GNU Emacs. It opens a buffer containing a list of directories and files to operate on. It is a ‘read-only’ mode and hence you cannot input any…

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The Advantages of OpenStack Management Software

OpenStack, an open source private cloud solution, can be tremendously useful for enterprise applications. However, deploying and managing OpenStack clouds and their underlying infrastructure requires a great deal of effort. Read on to…

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Netlink: A Communication Mechanism in Linux

Netlink is a Linux kernel socket interface, which is used for inter-process communication between the user space and the kernel, and also between different user space processes. It reduces dependence on system calls,…

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The Pros and Cons of Polyglot Persistence

The design of a database determines its optimal use. A single database engine is inefficient and insufficient for all data searches. This is where polyglot persistence comes in – it helps to shard…

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Things you should know about Advanced Persistent Threats

As personal, corporate and even national computer systems get subjected to stealthy, continuous cracking processes, it makes sense to be warned and armed. Read on to find out more about one high profile…

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“Open source and problem solving attitude is the way to work at Zopper”

Zopper, the hyper-local mobile marketplace, recently unveiled its revamped app. The latest version of the app features several improvements upon the existing framework for additional user convenience. Zopper app now allows users to…

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Why Open Source Software is NOT Free

A common misconception among customers, who are not necessarily clued in to the open source philosophy, is about the ‘free’ attribute of open source. Here is how author explains to them what OSS…

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India rides on Meru, Meru rides on open source!

What is the most important thing for India’s popular taxi service Meru Cabs, you ask ? The reply is simple! It is open source technology. Technology is not at the back-end of this…

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Case Study-“We use open source technologies for agility, flexibility and affordability”

Think of a domain where technology is being used and you will find open source leading from front. We, at Open Source For You, are trying to explore the possibilities of open source…

Case Study- We do the necessary hardening before we use open source technologies: CTO, ING Vyasa Bank

When you have to check the security levels of any technology, the standard is that one should look at its implementations in sensitive sectors like BFSI, Telecom, et al. And most of the…

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