Monthly Archives: September 29, 2015

MOSH : An Interactive Remote Shell for Mobile Clients

SSH (Secure Shell) is the most popular remote terminal application used nowadays, which runs inside a terminal emulator. Unfortunately, the SSH tool is not suitable for mobile networks. It has two major weaknesses. As SSH runs in TCP, it does not support roaming among IP addresses and SSH operates strictly in character-at-a-time mode, with all… Read more »

EXIM AT WORK

Let us begin with the origins of Mail Transfer Agent before setting foot on to further details. Philip Hazel came up with the script behind Exim in 1995, which was an improved version of the former MTA Smail. Exim gives a highly configurable environment, dual style, which includes access control list section, routers section, transports… Read more »

MapReduce for Faster Processing

  MapReduce is a technology introduced to process data at a faster rate. Managing a lot of data processors is a cumbersome task along with parallelization and distribution, input-output scheduling, status and monitoring, fault and crash tolerance. Map reducing eases the processes involved in all those tasks. Overview MapReduce is the key algorithm that is… Read more »

Linux and the Penguin

  The penguin mentioned here is not the awe-inspiring original species, but the one which is embodied as the Linux mascot Tux. What do you see when you look at him? “Just a penguin or is it a lovely, cuddly, stuffed penguin, sitting contended after engorging a wholesome meal of herring”, says Linus Benedict Torvalds,… Read more »