M2M ganador IBM Global Entrepreneur

Nos manda IBM una nota sobre la empresa M2M que ganó el concurso para empresas emprededoras de IBM:

Winner of IBM Global Entrepreneur Startup SmartCamp in Bangalore India. ConnectM’s USP technology collects data remotely and uses domain specific analytics to deliver actionable business intelligence. ConnectM’s solutions are powered by cutting edge M2M technology, that allow both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices of the same ability.

Mejores prácticas para obtener fondeo de Kickstarter

Nos mandan nuestros amigos de IBM una guía de consejos para poder obtener fondos para proyectos presentados a la comunidad en Kickstarter:

Startups fail often because they create a product or service that no one really wants in mass. To mitigate Startup failure you can test your Idea at Kickstarter – A cool place to not only test interest in your idea, but also a great place tp obtain croudsourced funding for your Startup. A good idea, communicated well on KickStarter can spread fast and wide, and the large Kickstarter community can be a tremendous source of money and encouragement.

IBM Global Entrepreneur SmartCamp Startup competition 2011

IBM apoya a empresas que buscan patrocinadores y capital con su evento SmartCamp 2011:

Announcing: The IBM Global Entrepreneur SmartCamp competitions for 2011. We are looking for entrepreneurs with global ambition and want to find ways to connect them to mentors, capital, and markets on a completely international basis. Here are the 9 cities which are a mixture of emerging markets and developed hubs. We have been overpowered by the excitement and support to help build these ecosystems.

KickStarter brinda capital semilla para nuevos negocios (con ayuda de la comunidad)

La gente de IBM me manda la siguiente nota que menciona a una empresa llamada Kick Starter que fondea proyectos e ideas con la ayuda de la gente.

Funciona exponiendo proyectos, la comunidad vota y aporta al proyecto que prefiera y esta entidad le da el dinero los participantes en el proyecto.

A Startup asked on KickStarter for $10K and crowdsourced $941,718 for it’s awesome wrist watch straps for the new Apple Nano.

Técnicas para portar código de Perl a Python

Nos mandan un artículo sobre como portar programas escritos en Perl a Python:

Python programmers shouldn’t get too smug. While many people agree that Python is designed in a way that makes it a highly readable language, there can still be problems with legacy, untested Python code too. Porting legacy Perl to Python can be a daunting task. In this article, learn some of the theory behind dealing with legacy code, including what not to do.

Utilizando 3 capas de autentificación en SSH

Nos mandan un artículo de como crear un metodo de autentificación de varias capas usando SSH y PAM para hacer mas seguros los accesos a nuestros sistemas

Security always requires a multi-layered scheme. SSH is a good example of this. Methods range from simple sshd configuration through the use of PAM to specify who can use SSH, to application of port-knocking techniques, or to hide the fact that SSH access even exists. Applying these techniques can make life much harder for possible intruders, who will have to go past three unusual barriers.

Mantenimiento del File system de Linux

Nos mandan un artículo introductorio al mantenimiento del sistema de archivos en sistemas con Linux…

Learn how to check the integrity of your Linux filesystems, monitor free space, and fix simple problems. Use the material in this article to study for the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification—or just to check your filesystems and keep them in good working order, especially after a system crash or power loss.

Introducción a esquemas de Fail-Over usando PowerHA

Nos mandan un artículo sobre como implementar esquemas de Fail-over en sistemas AIX. Independientemente del operativo que menciona, se me hace una buena referencia introductoria a esquemas de Fail-over para cualquier sistema operativo:

PowerHA for AIX is the new name for HACMP (High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing). HACMP is an application that makes system fault resilient and reduces downtime of applications. This article introduces PowerHA and provides a detailed explanation of how to configure a two node cluster. This document is very useful for understanding PowerHA and setting up a two node cluster.

Bazaar: Un poderoso control de versiones para desarrolladores

Nosn mandan un artículo introductorio a Bazaar, que es un sistema controlador de versiones tipo CVS, Subversion, GIT, etc.

Bazaar is used to produce the Ubuntu Linux distribution, which is an enormous software project with thousands of components. If you’re using a UNIX or Linux system, chances are that your distribution offers a pre-built Bazaar package. Bazaar is flexible enough to accommodate Subversion – a centralized system and Git – a decentralized system. This article introduces you to Bazaar‘s many appealing features.

Aprendiendo FC++: La libreria de “functional programming” de C++

Nos mandan esta nota sobre FC++, que es una programación funcional utilizando C++:

C++ is usually synonymous with object-oriented programming (OOP), and further replenished in no small measure by popular technical literature. This article tries something different—functional programming with C++ using the open source FC++ library from Yannis Smaragdakis and Brian McNamara. Learn how you can use FC++ to implement basic functional programming.