Tag: Open Source

Juniper Networks Network Connect, SecurID and 64 bit linux

My automated command line solution to connecting to a juniper networks vpn that takes a password *and* a securID token on 64 bit Linux. We recently changed our network setup so that I would be required to log into the vpn while at work.  So, I took a look to see what it would take […]

Applying Data Mining Techniques to MapReduce

Here at the Labs, we have been playing around with the MapReduce programming model (namely the open-source Hadoop implementation) for a while, but have been relatively conservative up till now. Most of the jobs that we have done thus far have been relatively simplistic, being more or less basic aggregation functions, with the most difficult […]

Rails vs Django: A Developer’s Comparison

As you might know from reading some of my previous blog posts, I’ve been working with Python and Django pretty extensively over the last year, mainly for rapid prototyping and developing relatively simple web applications (including a Facebook App). During Cool Stuff Week I decided to try using Ruby on Rails (RoR) as the base […]