Videos tagged with OS


LinuxConf.Au: Choosing and Tuning Linux File Systems

LinuxConf.Au: Choosing and Tuning Linux File Systems

Posted in Conferences, Operating Systems

Selecting the right Linux file system for your needs is a difficult and treacherous business. Every file system claims to be the best-performing and most robust -- how is a non-expert to cut through the hype? Next comes tuning your file system, requiring knowledge even more arcane.In this talk, Val will describe the strengths and weaknesses of various file systems, discuss which workloads work ...

Tags: Conferences, OS, reiserfs, Linux, Lectures, LinuxConf.AU, file-system, NFS, ext2, ext3, XFS, ...



BayPiggies: Three Generations of User Interface

BayPiggies: Three Generations of User Interface

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Graphics, Science, Podcasts

Google Tech Talks February 8, 2007 ABSTRACT I have implemented DialogDevil via three different user interfaces: 1. direct to Windows API via ctypes 2. wxPython, and 3. separate embedded html-based process. The pros and cons of each approach from a developer's perspective will be discussed using metrics such as memory footprint, download size, flexibility, robustness, and visual styling.

Tags: Techtalks, Google, Conferences, OS, Design, Science, Lectures, Podcasts, Computer Science, Broadcasting, Companies, ...




Introduction to Subversion

Introduction to Subversion

Posted in Operating Systems

The following is an Introduction to Subversion screencast. It is targeted mainly at those who are new to version control, covering the conceptual ideas of version control, and then a walkthrough of examples from the desktop of OS X.

Tags: OS, MacOS, Tutorials, SVN



Get started with Ruby on Rails in less than 5 minutes

Get started with Ruby on Rails in less than 5 minutes

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Databases, Operating Systems

I first started looking at Ruby on Rails more than a year ago. I even bought the first edition of Agile Web Development with Rails as soon as it was released. But I didn't do much with Rails until recently. I didn't want to struggle with setting up Ruby, Rails, Apache, and MySQL. I've installed Apache and MySQL on Windows before and it wasn't much fun. But now you don't have to worry about inst...

Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Databases, MySQL, OS, Windows, InstantRails


Installing SQLite 3 on Windows for use in Ruby on Rails

Installing SQLite 3 on Windows for use in Ruby on Rails

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Databases, Operating Systems

Installing SQLite 3 on Windows is pretty easy, once you figure out what you need to do. But when I started using Ruby on Rails I struggled to figure out what I needed to do. Here's a short screencast that demonstrates how you can install SQLite 3 on Windows so you can use it in your Ruby on Rails applications.

Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Databases, OS, Windows, SQLite3, SQLite, Broadcasting, Screencasts, Development, ...


Debmarshal Review

Debmarshal Review

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Operating Systems

Google Tech Talks January 29, 2007 ABSTRACT Debmarshal is a software package to manage internal operating system releases of complete Debian-based distributions. It manages both internally developed software packages and complete upstream archive snapshots. Interpackage conflicts, overlaps, and missing dependencies that are not normally detected before release to users can be detected using deb...

Tags: Techtalks, Google, Conferences, OS, Linux, Lectures, Broadcasting, Companies


Building A LAMP Stack For The Life Sciences

Building A LAMP Stack For The Life Sciences

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Operating Systems, Development

It is commonplace to regard health crises, sickness, malnutrition, famine and natural resource collapse as overwhelming problems of our world, typically associated with poverty. Rather, they are symptoms of a more fundamental failing in how we deal with the world, and to whom we give the tools to engage. Four billion poor people are not just a problem, they are world's greatest resource for...

Tags: Techtalks, Google, Business, Conferences, OS, Linux, Lectures, Broadcasting, Development, Companies


RubyGems on Windows, Part 1

RubyGems on Windows, Part 1

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Operating Systems

If you're using Ruby, understanding what Gems are all about is essential. The good news is that RubyGems is pretty easy to learn. Jeff Cohen threw together an 11-minute screencast to get you started. The screencast assumes you're using Windows, but for Mac and Linux users, the concepts are the same. This is Part 1, covering the basics of RubyGems, including how to install Rails on your Windows ...

Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, OS, Windows, Tutorials