To Docker or to Vagrant

To Docker or to Vagrant, an eternal struggle for a dev-ops / smart people (like me!) who wants to automate stuff is a big life and death question! No seriously, I mean there are just 2 camps of people, one is hardcore docker supporters who want docker everywhere (without realizing that docker is not a […]

Update Anaconda Navigator

Everybody using Python would nowadays be using Anaconda instead. And if you aren’t, my recommendation is to use it. Why may you ask? Because with python comes a lot of packages and each such package comes with a host load of dependencies and it is difficult & time-consuming to resolve those dependencies manually. Also, anaconda allows […]

Remote control your Linux Workstation (Efficiently)

There are many different solutions to remote control your Linux workstation but most of them are not effective. For example, one can always ssh into the workstation and forward X. Well, this kind of works but has several drawbacks; the major one being that all the processes you started with your ssh session will be […]

Simulate 100s of clients in Meteor

Meteor is a subscribe publish based application development framework which allows for rapid application development using the same code base. I had the chance of working on one of the most demanding meteor applications ever written. The client is a high profile company working with automation. So basically one of the problems they faced was […]

Machine Learning – Baby Steps

Machine learning (ML) is the “FUTURE”. I have been reading about it for quite some time now and I am pretty convinced by the statement. We are all talking about BigData, predictive analytics, etc. but really, when a system dude like me tries to foray into the field of ML, everything seems so overwhelming. The […]