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Amazing Linux Facts
Sunday, 14/12/14 - 0 comment(s)
GNU/Linux, inspired from UNIX, has become the most widely adopted server operating systems out there. Adopters of Linux includes tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Amazon, and the list goes on and on.. The adoption rate of Linux in Desktop market cannot be calculated accurately, because, unlike proprietary software, the sources... + continue reading
Getting started with Docker
Monday, 17/11/14 - 0 comment(s)
Container based virtualization is not a new thing at all. But a new implementation of container based virtualization has really made it a hot thing for application developers and administrators. The main thing that made it popular is the flexibility with which it manages containers and its applications inside it. Developers can now easily ship... + continue reading
containers vs hypervisors
Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 1 comment(s)
Recently a new technology(well not a new technology actually, but a new way of implementation) got a lot of traction in the open source community and many major players in the industry adopted it as part of their upcoming releases.  Its none other than Docker. The traction gained by this open source product was so high, that it became the... + continue reading
Openstack Cloud tutorial
Tuesday, 05/08/14 - 14 comment(s)
My daily routine involves too much of AWS Cloud infrastructure. And let me tell you AWS now has grown to an extent that it has now become the synonym of Cloud. I mean they have grown without leap and bounds in the past few years and believe me many other major players are not even near them in the cloud arena (Yeah of course Google and Microsoft... + continue reading

Security Related

Methods to secure apache web server
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Monday, 12/05/14 - 0 comment(s)
Apache and Nginx together contribute to at least 80 percent of the websites running on the entire internet. If you are a customer of a hosting service provider or a company, then also you are using... + continue reading
Stop Referrer Spam
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Sunday, 23/03/14 - 2 comment(s)
Internet is a very beautiful place to learn new things and gain information. As it has to provide information and access to anybody from anywhere in the globe, there was no other option, than to keep... + continue reading
SSL open VPN
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Tuesday, 17/12/13 - 0 comment(s)
Virtual Private Network is a norm these days in any architecture, where you enable access to your internal network to authorized employees and other associates. In this tutorial we will be discussing... + continue reading

Networking Related

Ethernet Jumbo Frames
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Tuesday, 15/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
Ethernet is one of the core technology that enables most of our communications and data transfer that we do over the internet possible.  Its an inexpensive technology for high performance... + continue reading
Network Traffic Per Process in Linux
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Wednesday, 05/03/14 - 4 comment(s)
Being a system administrator, there are times when we need to check which process is taking high network bandwidth on a machine. This is not that easy to do without any standard tool designed only... + continue reading
Anycast and its working
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Monday, 13/01/14 - 0 comment(s)
If you try to access slashroot.in from US the request will be routed to the Linode London data center. If you try to access slashroot.in from Asia, again the request will be routed to the same Linode... + continue reading

Technical News

Multipath TCP
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Monday, 28/10/13 - 5 comment(s)
Every day we read some or the other technical stuff online that we feel like will be a boom in the coming days. Most of the times the stuff we stumble upon will only be a modified version of an... + continue reading
HTTP Protocol Version 2
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Wednesday, 31/07/13 - 0 comment(s)
Knowingly or unknowingly each and every one of us are using one or the other communication protocol in our day to day lives. It takes a lot of hard work to design a protocol that fulfils our... + continue reading
ubuntu inside windows
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Wednesday, 28/11/12 - 0 comment(s)
Recently one of our Facebook friend asked us about a way to install Linux inside windows like an application. People who are very much used to windows for their day to day usage are a bit hesitant... + continue reading