The Journey of a C Developer in FreeBSD’s World (Part 1)

The Journey of a C Developer in FreeBSD’s World (Part 1)

Moving from Linux to FreeBSD involves quite a number of changes; some gains and some losses. As a developer, for most of the programming languages, especially the high level ones, there are no meaningful disturbing changes. But for languages like C (and its sibling...
Deploying an Office Server In FreeBSD, With File Sharing and E-mail

Deploying an Office Server In FreeBSD, With File Sharing and E-mail

FreeBSD is a modern and capable operating system (OS) which can be both robust and easily manageable if used in an office or a workgroup server environment. It supports the whole range of cutting edge Open-Source technologies, which makes using it a completely...
Database Query Optimization for Huge Databases

Database Query Optimization for Huge Databases

Occasionally, we have the opportunity to give the database engine a helping hand, and improve the performance of a long-running SQL query. We do this, by not performing the whole query in SQL. We know better than to perform ORDER BY in SQL (see ‘Embedded SQL.doc’);...
Network Analysis On a Storage Area Network Using Wireshark

Network Analysis On a Storage Area Network Using Wireshark

Wireshark, originally known as Ethereal, is probably the most famous open source packet sniffer and network analysis tool available. This application supports about 1300 protocols through a vast number of filters. Functionalities such as traffic, protocol analysis,...
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