Using cloud computing, we can access various business and consumer applications as tools or utilities over the internet.

It allows us to create, modify and customize the business applications online.

Cloud computing can be broadly classified into the following two models:

HPSA stands for HP Server Automation.

HPSA is used to bring entire server infrastructure (both physical and virtual) under one management to gain full visibility to all your servers and operations.

It can handle multiple server management activities including provisioning on bare metal, software management, patch management, audit remediation, security management,etc.

This article explains major features within SA that can be used to automate your datacenter management.

The first hands-on Linux sysadmin workshop for this year is here.

I’m excited to announce that the registration for the Los Angeles Linux Sysadmin workshop is now open.

The 1st live hands-on Linux sysadmin workshop for this year is here.

This time, it will be in Los Angeles. This is two days of hands-on training, where all the participants will work on several well structured lab exercises on a Linux system.

Happy New Year 2015 – From Geek and the Dolls

by Ramesh Natarajan on January 1, 2015

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
~Mother Teresa

Happy New Year to all TGS readers from Me and My Daughters (Diya and Neha). We wish you and your family a happy and prosperous New Year.

Top 5 Best Chromebook Laptop (and Pros and Cons of Chrome OS)

by Ramesh Natarajan on November 23, 2014

Chromebook LaptopChromebook runs on Chrome OS.

If you’ve been thinking about buying a chromebook, you should first decide whether Chrome OS is an appropriate choice for you or not.

We’ll explore the following in this article:

  • Why you should buy chromebook?
  • Why you shouldn’t buy chromebook?
  • Top 5 best chromebook laptop to purchase


I’m excited to announce that the details of the San Francisco Bay Area Linux Sysadmin workshop is finalized.

Several participants who showed interested in this workshop earlier have already signed-up. Early bird registration will close by July 31st. If you are interested, take advantage of the early-bird discount and sign-up quickly.

BLE stands for Bluetooth Low Energy.

BLE is relatively newer technology compared to the classic Bluetooth we have come to know in recent years in terms of development and internal operation.

Also, BLE is not backwards compatible with classic Bluetooth. Hence, most device manufacturers couple classic and BLE on a single chip to allow users to use either.