Sudev Ambadi

I'm a computer enthusiast interested in exploring Free and Open software, operating systems, cloud computing, programming and cricket.

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Articles

2016

Normalization, Standardization and Rescaling

This is copy/paste of an interesting FAQ from faqs.org, I really loved reading the article and thought of reposting t...

2015

Zinda ho tum !

One of the Bollywood movies which I always loved watching has been ZNMD, here is a collection of shayari recited by F...

Converting large csv's to nested data structure using apache spark

What is Apache Spark ?Apache Spark brings fast, in-memory data processing to Hadoop. Elegant and expressive developme...

Ponmudi - 2

Trip 2 : April, 2015If you happen to be in trivandrum with a bike and you loves to ride, Ponmudi is one place that sh...

Data science and unix command line

Note : This article applies only to those who code.I have seen many people strugling with MS Excel trying to figure o...

2014

Ponmudi

Mountain top and the fog ! Ponmudi top. #hairpins #ride #ponmudi #re A photo posted by Sudev Ambadi (@sudev_ambadi...

Deep C, understand the language before you write code.

I came across a slide which explains why is it hard to program in C/C++ programming language when you don’t have a pr...

A dictionary in your terminal

Due to my poor vocabulary I always had to look for the meaning of English words from dictionary.com. So I wrote a bas...

2013

Installing Minix 3 using VirtualBox in Linux

This article will help you in setting up Minix 3 using VirtualBox on a Linux Host for development and enabling ssh co...

Useful bashrc functions

I’m going to share some of my bashrc functions which saves me a lot of time.KillerThis function helps you find a proc...

Configuring to Fedora 17 Local Mirror of NITC

This will help you to configure your system to download packages from NITC fosscell fedora mirror. Login as root in y...

Offline mirror a website using wget

Use the following wget command to mirror a website wget -mkpb some-website-url -m mirrors the entire website -k c...

Battery information inside terminal

If you want to know your battery details in terminal use upower and create an alias to it. Helpful if you are using a...

Permanently adjust screen brightness in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

This is a fix to adjust the screen brightness in Ubuntu / Linux Mint during each boot automatically. This idea wil...

Welcome to Jekyll

I always wanted very clean and simple interface for my blog, I used to blog using blogger with an ugly theme. If you ...