Author Archives: GauZ

My name is Gaurav Pandey. I graduated from Columbia University (Dept. of Computer Science) and have been working as a Software Developer on a variety of technologies in the beautiful city of New York :)

Python – Matlab Reference Cheatsheet

http://mathesaurus.sourceforge.net/matlab-python-xref.pdf

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Installing Sun JDK 1.6 on Ubuntu

This is an excellent article which tells you how to install Sun JDK 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.10 and above. http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/11/install-oracle-java-jrejdk-6-in-ubuntu-12-10-quantal-quetzal/

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Tinkering with Apache Hadoop – Map Reduce Framework

I have used a Map Reduce based system at my present employer (Bank of America – Merrill Lynch) to process (read “crunch”) extremely large datasets in matter of seconds. Sometimes I used those to price bonds in real-time otherwise it was used for data processing/reporting purposes. It is an in-house product, known as Hugs framework [...]

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Python trademark at risk in EU!!

It seems another firm in EU is trying to aquire trademark to ‘python’ keyword which could prove to be disastrous to the developer community in general. More information – http://pyfound.blogspot.ca/2013/02/python-trademark-at-risk-in-europe-we.html

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Cannot SSH localhost

I was trying to connect to localhost machine via SSH but was not able to do so on my Ubuntu box. That is because SSH server needs to be installed and running on port 22. You can do so by executing the following command on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install openssh-server You can then check it’s [...]

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