Cloning hard drive in Linux

May 25, 2016 Systems Administration 12 comments

Hard drive cloning Linux

In this article I show to clone a hard drive in Linux. You will be able to create a mirror of your hard drive, allowing in example to boot operating system from the cloned drive. All you need are two hard drives (or SSD drives) and Linux/Unix operating system. No extra hardware required. (more…)

Find your hardware model names in Linux

May 16, 2016 Systems Administration 2 comments

Linux tutorial

In this short guide I show how to find hardware model names that are installed in your Linux computer. (more…)

Core Java video course review

May 8, 2016 Book reviews 2 comments

Core Java video course

Today I will not review a book, but a Java video course: Core Java Complete Video Course by Cay Horstmann, the author of the Core Java books. If you do not know the Core Java books yet, you can read my review of Core Java Volume I: Fundamentals, the latest 10th edition.

When I learned that there exists a Core Java video course I got pretty excited, especially when I found that it features Cay Horstmann himself. The Java video course is available on InformIT website. I have never seen any of their video courses, so I was very curious what can I expect. In this review I am explaining the entire experience that I had with the Core Java video course. (more…)

Identifying CPU model on Linux computer

April 29, 2016 Systems Administration 1 comment

Linux tutorial

In this article I show how to find CPU model on Linux computer. (more…)

Cay Horstmann – Core Java Fundamentals, 10th edition review

April 24, 2016 Book reviews, Java 10 comments

Cay Horstmann Core Java

Core Java, Volume I – Fundamentals by Cay Horstmann is one of the most known and respected books about Java. You are reading this review most likely because somebody recommended that book to you and you wanted to learn about it more. When I was looking for new Java books some time ago, almost every forum or blog was recommending to give Core Java a try. The first edition of this book was released in 1996 covering the very first edition of Java. Today, 20 years later, we can read the tenth edition covering Java 8. (more…)

Java date and time tutorial – basics

March 29, 2016 Java 2 comments

Java date and time tutorial

This tutorial explains basics of date and time manipulation in Java 8. (more…)

Java StringBuilder tutorial – basics

March 25, 2016 Java 3 comments

Java StringBuilder tutorial

Learns the basics of Java StringBuilder with this tutorial. (more…)

Java strings tutorial – basics

March 22, 2016 Java 3 comments

Java strings tutorial

In this article I am going to teach you about basics of Java strings. (more…)

Java arrays tutorial – basics

March 19, 2016 Java 3 comments


Learn basics of arrays in Java with this quick guide. Java arrays tutorial – the basics. (more…)

Java literals

March 14, 2016 Java 2 comments

Java literals

This article explains Java literals. If you don’t know why float pi = 3.14 fails to compile, this article is a must read for you. (more…)