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Blog Archive for arungupta during February 2009

Sidsel Jensen is a Sun Campus Ambassador at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She configured GlassFish in her department to be used by 120 freshman programmers. Starting with a standard HP DL360 G5 rack server, installing Gentoo Linux, NetBeans for deployment of web apps to a remote GlassFish, creating multiple domains and even performance tuning the Application Server. Read all the details in...
India has always had the largest number of attendees of all the Tech Days, and this time is certainly no exception. 10,000+ attendees, the passion for technology, the eagerness to share their work, and everything else makes it certainly one of the most exciting venues for Tech Days. The Hyderabad International Airport is certainly very impressive - big, clean, and very 21st centurisque with a...
TOTD #67 shows how to configure GlassFish High Availability using Apache httpd + mod_jk on Mac OS X. Even though that's a standard and supported configuration, there are several advantages for replacing Apache httpd with Sun Web Server and mod_jk with Load Balancer plugin that comes with GlassFish. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) shows how to configure Clustering and Load Balancing using ...
The TOTD #64 describes how to install Open Solaris 2008/11 using Virtual Box. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) is going to explain how to install non-global zones (aka Solaris Containers) on this Open Solaris image. Containers provide an operating-system level virtualization technology. Thanks for the extensive discussion at zones-discuss forums, Bill Walker for lots of off-line support, and last...
I'll be traveling (again) and this time to Singapore, Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad over the next couple of weeks. A few meetings are already planned but there is buffer for squeezing any last-minute JUG visits, Rails Meetup or meeting Campus Ambassadors. Here is my schedule: Singapore: Feb 12 & 13 Delhi: Feb 14, 20, & 21 Bangalore: Feb 15, 16, & 17 Hyderabad:...
This post shares 3 links that were recently published. The first one is about the Favorite Hotspot JVM Flags by Charlie. See how you can use them for tweaking performance or investigating runtime metrics. The second one is about using JRuby Version String. It explains the detailed meaning of the version string printed by "jruby --version". If you read it carefully then you know the date,...
Supper Happy Dev House is "a premier monthly hackathon event that combines serious and not-so-serious productivity with a fun and exciting party atmosphere." The 30th monthly event was hosted at Sun Microsystem's Executive Briefing Center (aka EBC) in Menlo Park. During my short stay at Dev House, all the key characteristics of "productivity" and "party atmosphere" were indeed evident....