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Kali Linux is a rising star among Linux distros. As successor of Backtrack, its popularity as penetration test distro is increasing. But today, I won’t talk about Kali Linux. This post will talk about a book for people who are interested in network security, especially in penetration testing area. PacktPub released a book titled Kali Linux – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing. If you’re new to Kali or maybe Linux itself but interested in penetration testing, this book is for you. The book tell us from how to install Kali Linux to the installed tools and how to use them. Read the rest of this entry »

Hi readers. It’s been a long time since my last post. Today I’ll give you a review about a book titled Programming MapReduce with Scalding. From the title, we can see that this book is about Big Data technology. MapReduce is a new programming model for large data processing. If you know Hadoop and its part, you’ll understand MapReduce. But this book doesn’t talk about Hadoop much, it mostly talks about large data processing with Scala. Scala is a kind of new programming language which looks like Java.

Programming MapReduce with Scalding

Programming MapReduce with Scalding

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21 March

Packt’s 2000th Title Campaign Offer

PacktPub is celebrating their 2000th book. They have published many books on IT and they would like to share their enjoyment. If you buy one ebook from PacktPub, you’ll get another book for free. Please click on the picture below to see the detail.



26 February

[Book Review] OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

It’s another review of book from Packt Publishing. This time, I’ll tell you a review about a book of Cloud Computing. I haven’t finished reading this book yet, just read a few chapters. But my impression about this book is a bit disappointed. Actually, the topic of this book is very interesting. This book is all about building your own private cloud using a tool called OpenStack. If you have basic knowledge about Linux and VirtualBox, especially its command line, you won’t get troubled. Most content of this book are Linux shell command. Even there is GUI version of the command, this book only show the command line version. Read the rest of this entry »