Alan Williamson's personal output as a Java Champion, BlueDragon Founder, J2EE Architect,
Large Scale Cloud expert, Author, Speaker, and Internet Guru

Windows 3.1 on a Nokia N810

Running Windows3.1 within your nokia N810 internet tablet, and if thats not enough, how about Linux inside an applet inside your browser?
Friday, 18 July 2008

Simulating dial-up users for both your server and your browser

How do you simulate the effect of lots of dialup users on your servers? The answer is probably already at your finger tips.
Friday, 31 August 2007

Linux iptables - Pocket Reference

Need a good book on Linux iptables? Check out the O'Reilly pocket reference. A great little book.
Tuesday, 27 March 2007

Fedora 5 running under vmware

Finally got Fedora5 running sweetly under VMWare. The problem I was having was sourcing the vmtools that allows some of the nicer intergration to happen. Found a great site that helped me through it.
Sunday, 20 August 2006

ubuntu woes - apparently it just works

I am taking the ubuntu 6.06 for a spin to see what all the fuss is about. It isn't plain sailing let me tell you. Read the woes that I've encountered so far and we haven't even got past the first hour!
Monday, 14 August 2006

Making VLC multicast work with multiple network cards

VLC is a great piece of software for playing and streaming a whole manner of media files. However things don't necessarily work out of the box if you have a more than one network card in your Linux box.
Wednesday, 8 March 2006

64-bit computing ... the new Y2K problem

While everyone is touting the wonders of 64-bit processors there is a problems with it and its not all plain sailing.
Monday, 22 August 2005


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