Port of RXTX library to Android platform

Just ported a google RXTX library to the Android platform.    Check out the picture below, it shows the Motorola Droid phone talking to the FreeNAS device over the serial port.


Testing android with serial


More information and binaries are here http://v-lad.org/projects/gnu.io.android/.   The source code of port is here  https://github.com/vladistan/gnu.io.android/ .

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New version of AWS4C has been released

Just released new version of AWS4C library.

The new release includes support for Reduced Redundancy Storage and some bug fixes related to memory and socket leaks during extended operations.

The library could be downloaded from here:


This release was made possible thanks to the anonymous contributors, who submitted these fixes.

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Excellent hadoop ports and filenames reference

There is an excellent hadoop port numbers reference posted by the Cloudera people http://www.cloudera.com/blog/2009/08/14/hadoop-default-ports-quick-reference/.

Hadoop uses a lot of ports to communicate between the nodes and to provide the UI. The quick reference guide make it easier to keep track of what is going on.

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Hadoop tutorial for Windows and Eclipse.

Just posted a tutorial on how to configure hadoop environment for Windows using CYGWIN. The tutorial explains how to set-up a hadoop cluster in the pseudo distributed mode and how to get it working with the Eclipse.

If you have any questions / comments / suggestions about this tutorial post them here.

The tutorial is located here.

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