A. P. J. Abdul Kalam – Great Son of India

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam – Great Son of India

Introduction– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam) was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was great engineer,scienctist and Leader. I pay tribute to him and May his soul rest in peace.             ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय । तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । मृत्योर्मा …

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CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform.

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform.

    Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and networking configurations, and to set up a private cloud for internal use. Apache CloudStack is an open source, multi-tenanted cloud …

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Shellshock ‘Deadly serious’ new tech bug found!

Shellshock ‘Deadly serious’ new tech bug found!

This issue affects all products which use the Bash shell and parse values of environment variables. This issue is especially dangerous as there are many possible ways Bash can be called by an application. Quite often if an application executes another binary, Bash is invoked to accomplish this. Because of the pervasive use of the …

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Mangalyaan – India’s race for space success

Mangalyaan – India’s race for space success

Introduction- Many many congratulations to ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) team for making Mangalyaan successful!. we are proud of you all!   Short story of Mangalyaan!- India’s maiden mission to Mars, the Mangalyaan, has arrived in orbit after a 300-day marathon covering over 670 million kilometres. “India will become the first Asian country to have …

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How to create CIFS/Windows share on NetApp Storage

How to create CIFS/Windows share on NetApp Storage

Introduction- We can access NetApp volume using CIFS/SMB just like windows share. It is very useful to use NetApp storage in mixed environment of Linux/Windows or on Windows based Products. Step 1) Creating NetApp volume or use Qtree First we need to create  “/vol/mycifs_share” netapp volume or you can use qtree as well. Please refer …

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Selecting virtual SCSI Controllers for Disks (VMware VM)

Selecting virtual SCSI Controllers for Disks (VMware VM)

Introduction- To access virtual disks, a virtual machine uses virtual SCSI controllers. Each virtual disk that a virtual machine can access through one of the virtual SCSI controllers resides in the VMFS datastore, NFS-based datastore, or on a raw disk. The choice of SCSI controller does not affect whether your virtual disk is an IDE …

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NetApp Product Overview

NetApp Product Overview

Introduction – NetApp is leading provider of high speed/performance SAN/NAS storage. I’m working on various NetApp Products since past 5+ yrs as Storage Admin.  This article gives overview of NetApp Storage products and Technologies… * Data ONTAP – NetApp Data ONTAP is Operating System (OS) running on NetApp Storage. “Data ONTAP” supports Cluster Mode and …

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