Category Archives: Reading

interesting articles and books

Architecture of Internet Exchanges

Commonly accepted model of the internet is that it is hierarchical… In reality, it is a peering mesh of the biggest ISPs, and lots of local peerings. Advertisements

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GWT Google Web Toolkit Another Part of the New Web Revolution Here and Now!

It all started with the 2nd top trend from the “Developers Survival Guide” by InfoWorld. JavaScript is not just for JavaScript.

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Collaboration Applications

Free project collaboration tools that rock Web-based application is a new trend of the software world. The blog talks about a few of the great collaboration tools: Cohuman – a social task-based solution. Asana – a blazingly fast collaborative task … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing a Marketing Gimmick

CISCO thinks that Cloud Computing is nothing but a marketing gimmick (click above link for the original article. here is a copy.) A white paper published by CISCO clearly states that the company thinks that cloud computing is nothing but … Continue reading

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Map Reduce Pointers

MapReduce has gained a lot of hot air. What is it, in a layman’s words? http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~gibson/mapReduceTutorial.html: The MapReduce programming model is inspired by functional languages and targets data-intensive computations. The input data format is application-specific, and is specified by the … Continue reading

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WiFi Books

Connect802 has a list of recommended books about WiFi at varied technology width and depth:

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Software Build Systems – A Gap-Filling Book

Build system are often viewed as merely a script to compile the code. However there are much more to it. The book by Peter Smith: “Software Build Systems: Principles and Experience by Peter Smith” fills the gap.

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