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About Martyn Honeyford

Martyn Honeyford graduated from Nottingham University with a B.Sc. in computer science in 1996. He has worked as a software engineer at IBM UK Labs in Hursley, England, ever since. His current role is as a developer in the WebSphere MQ Everyplace development team. When not working, Martyn can usually be found either playing the electric guitar (badly) or playing video games more than most people would consider healthy. You can contact Martyn at martynh@uk.ibm.com.

Automate Backups on Linux

2010-05-26T11:31:45+00:00 April 20th, 2005|Linux|

The loss of critical data can prove devastating. Still, millions of professionals ignore backing up their data. While individual reasons vary, one of the most common explanations is that performing routine backups can be a real chore. Because machines excel at mundane and repetitive tasks, the key to reducing the inherent drudgery and the natural human tendency for procrastination, is to automate the backup process.

Porting Enterprise Apps from UNIX to Linux

2010-05-26T11:33:54+00:00 April 17th, 2005|Linux|

Much of today's enterprise-level software on UNIX® caters to the business needs of large companies. And so it must support emerging technologies and follow the rapidly evolving market trends, such as the proliferation of the powerful, flexible Linux™ operating system. Because much of this software is large, multi-threaded, and multi-process, porting it to Linux presents challenges. In this article, get a checklist and advice derived from a real-world port of one piece of enterprise-level software to Linux.

Running Linux on an iPAQ

2010-05-26T11:36:20+00:00 April 13th, 2005|Linux, Wireless|

Installing Linux™ on your iPAQ can be a great way to breathe new life into aging hardware or make an existing tool even better, particularly if you are a fan of Linux on the desktop. You can leverage your existing knowledge and enjoy the benefits of familiar (pun intended) free and open source software on the move. In this article, learn how to turbocharge your HP-Compaq iPAQ PDA with Linux.