Auto-scale Rackspace Cloud servers with Fabric and Celery

Categories: Linux Projects Python Stock Trading Technology
Auto-Scaling Celery Workers with Rackspace Cloud Servers I have been working on an automated stock trading system for some time. Part of my automated trading system involves a lot of number crunching and calculations, such as for technical analysis and neural networks. Processing large amounts of data for thousands of stock tickers can be very time consuming and take a significantly long time to fully process the data. I have begun creating additional worker nodes so that I have more processing power available in order to complete the data processing and number crunching much faster.

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Debian & Ubuntu Equivalents of ‘yum whatprovides’

Categories: Linux
Introduction For Debian and Ubuntu users there are three easy ways to find what package a file on your system is from. Those Red Hat, Fedora, or CentOS over to a Debian or Ubuntu system may have become used to using ‘yum whatprovides’. There is no whatprovides equivalent in aptitude or apt-get. But there are three easy to use debian/ubuntu alternatives to ‘yum whatprovides’: the Ubuntu packages search web site, the apt-file package, and the ‘dpkg -S’ command.

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Download VMware Appliances and Templates

Categories: Linux Projects VMware
Here are 2 places you can download ready to use VMware appliances and operating system templates: VMware Technology Network – Appliances – straight from VMware images at You’ll be able to find many different appliances and images. Some of the more popular downloads are: Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian), FreeBSD. Also check out VMware HOWTOs also at thoughtpolice.