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Python and Ruby are among some of the most popular programming languages for developing websites, web-based apps, and web services.In many ways, the two languages have a lot in common. Visually they are quite similar, and both provide programmers with high-level, object-oriented coding, an interactive shell, standard libraries, and persistence support. However, Python and Ruby are worlds apart in their approach to solving problems because their syntax and philosophies vary greatly, primarily because of their respective histories.read more
After a long while, Ubuntu is looking to abandon Unity in favor of the Gnome desktop for Ubuntu 18.04. What does this mean, and what’s its impact to its users? Let’s find out.
The development team behind the Tiny Core project was proud to announce the release and immediate availability for download of the Tiny Core Linux 8.0 operating system.
In general,Ocata overcloud deployment is more memory consuming then Newton. Minimal memory requirements highlighted bellow. Also minor trobleshooting step was undertaken several timesright after overcloud deployment. Command `pcs resource cleanup` was issued after detecting resources failed to start after original deployment completed.The problem above would be gone in case when VIRTHOST (48GB) would allowto allocate 8192 MB for each PCS Cluster's Controller. Sshuttle command line was also modified to provide access to control plane and external network from workstation at a time.
The $12, open source “Hornbill” dev board runs FreeRTOS on an ESP32 wireless module, and is available in several Hornbill kits. A Bangalore, India based startup has successfully funded its ESP32-based, IoT-oriented “Hornbill” boards and dev kits on Crowd Supply.
Compares Mir chat to 'irrational' gun control or climate change debates, so that Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has labelled some members of the free software community habitual, hateful and reflexive contrarians.…
Some of today’s most dynamic and innovative free and open source software (FOSS) projects boast significant investment and involvement by well-known cloud service and solution providers. We are launching a survey to better understand the perception of these solution providers by people engaging in open source communities.
GNOME developer Carlos Soriano, known for his contributions to the Nautilus file manager and GNOME Shell user interface, reports on the latest progress made to simplify the contribution process to the GNOME Project.
No free or open-source social network has really taken off. That could change with Mastodon, which is generating buzz as a possible Twitter replacement.
This article is a quick reference guide for IBM Power System S822LC for high-performance computing (HPC) system users to set processor and GPU configuration to achieve best performance for GPU accelerated applications. Before running an application, users need to make sure that the system is performing to the best in terms of processor frequency and memory bandwidth, GPU compute capacity, and memory bandwidth.
CyanogenNodSoMuchWileyFox is rowing its users away from the wreckage of the Cyanogen disaster, with some help from Ricardo Cerqueira, Cyanogen Inc’s former director of engineering.…
In part one of this series, What Is Kubernetes?, and in part two, Why Choose Kubernetes to Manage Containerized Applications?, we learned what Kubernetes does, its architecture, and how it compares to similar container orchestrators. Now we[he]#039[/he]ll learn how Kubernetes was descended from the secret Google Borg project.
Hey..! So finally installed Linux Mint or Ubuntu on your system? Cool! But wait there’s more to be done than already done. What about software installation, uninstallation, managing files and so on. Well installing software on Linux Mint and Ubuntu is simple (or basic A for Apple, B for Ball, and C for Cat). Why? You would ask me and the answer is because of the way Debian manages software dependency files. Luckily, Mint and Ubuntu are Debian-based distros and that puts you in a good place to learn apt (which is the short form for Advanced Package Tool).
Addressing the skills gap may be the first step in a successful digital transformation.
Defining a project is more than just discussing the results of the deliverable. For a project manager, this definition is about learning how to balance a series of interrelated elements. When it comes to the process of creation, the project manager has to manage the dependencies and the project's critical chain. The project manager also has to communicate effectively with the various stakeholders' personalities and the dynamic differences between Waterfall and Agile development methods.read more
There is a huge range of astronomy software available for the major operating systems. Here are 11 awesome open source tools to start you on your astronomical journey.
In this article, I will show you how to configure a MySQL database cluster with three nodes in a multi-master replication. Multi-master replication allows writing of records in each node, so if a node will fail, we can work on the other as if nothing happened. This tutorial describes how to install and configure three Percona XtraDB Cluster nodes on Debian 8 servers, we will be using the packages from the Percona repositories.
Fedora users are spoilt for choice when it comes to terminal emulators. From the default gnome-terminal, to xterm, konsole, terminator, or tilda, there is certain to be a terminal emulator that suits your workflow. However, in Fedora 26, there is... Continue Reading →
'Castellans' memorise manuals, 'Tinkers' can't stop hacking hardware. Keep 'Algorithmicists' out of a corner officeOpen source luminary Eric S. Raymond has given the world eight “Hacker Archetypes” that he thinks offer useful ways to categorise your colleagues and by doing so help them to understand their strengths and weaknesses.…
Are you looking for a phone system for your small business or home office? I've been interested in a scalable VoIP (Voice over IP) solution, and that's when I came across an implementation of Asterisk on the Raspberry Pi.read more