Both Linux and Unix like OSes comes with z commands. It allows you to read gzip compressed text files using zless, zcat and zmore etc. gzip reduces the size of the files using Lempel-Ziv coding (LZ77). Whenever possibl... →
This is my attempt to cut through the hype and uncertainty to find a storage subsystem that works. I compared XFS and EXT4 under Linux with ZFS under OpenSolaris. The machine is a 2200MHz Athlon 64 with 1GB of memory... →
Spreading a workload across multiple processors, coupled with various software recovery techniques, provides a highly available environment and enhances overall RAS (Reliability, Availability, and Serv... →
It's proven to be that during software development process, research activities and etc., using of virtulization is invaluable. In my practice I use Vmware Server, so the next article would be useful.
First of all, we ... →
Do you know when the first domain was registered and what was it? Do you think it was microsoft.com? Or maybe att.com? ibm.com? Not exactly. The first one was symbolics.com registered at 15-Mar-1985. Below is the ... →
Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems.Vim is often called a "programmer's editor," and so useful f... →
There are two commands that may help you to find where executable binary is located regardless it's Unix or Linux system. They are whereis and type. First locates source/binary and manuals sections for specified files an... →
Freely available in pdf and html book about how to Run a Successful Free Software Project can be found here.
Producing Open Source Software is a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how ... →