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Our Summer Interns

There were over two hundred applicants for our summer internship places this year. There was a stringent screening process and in the end, we have nine interns for…

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NFS4 Client Address

Fixed a major problem with the computers at the office today. We currently have our users authentication handled by LDAP and their home directories stored in an NFS…

New Carpets

Our new carpets were installed yesterday. It took them all of half a day to rip up the old ones and install the new ones. The entire office…

New Coat of Paint

Although we’ve only been squatting at our current offices for the last few years, we did not renovate the office when we first moved in as the previous…

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FPGA Dev Boards

In preparation for the development of our new products in 2013, we have ordered a couple of FPGA based development boards to aid in our work. Both of…

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NFS v GlusterFS Homes

After spending several months running user home directories under GlusterFS, we have encountered some minor problems of files that get modified or unmodified in a seemingly random fashion….

Glusterfs 3.2 Updates

At our office, we’ve been using Glusterfs in an unconventional way. Instead of merely using it in a distributed or replicated cluster, we’re using it as central storage for…

Gitosis and Github

We have our own gitosis server running in our office server. We’ve typically used this to work on private projects. The problem with this setup is that there…

Git SVN Workflow

For some of our projects, FreeRTOS specifically, we need to track a SVN upstream repository that is hosted on Source Forge. As we’re only interested in pulling upstream…

Git Upstream Ports

We’ve recently added a number of git repositories at github to track ports of various software tools to our platform. These are the steps that we used to…

The Littlest Processor

I’ve always dubbed the AEMB as the littlest processor that could, after the famous book with an engine. To figure out just how little it is? It occupies…

Unattended Upgrades

We are managing a number of Debian servers in the office, for various internal applications. Initially, it was a simple matter of upgrading the servers manually. However, as…

Internships at AESTE

Listen to one of the interns here talk a little about his internship experience at AESTE. The work we do is HARD – but fruitful. The working culture…

Misunderstood Motivations

In the latest blog entry from one of our AESTE interns, he raised a couple of pertinent questions with regards to the very raison d’etre at AESTE. I…

Farewell Makan #2

Two of our interns will be leaving us by the end of August. It’s tradition here to treat everyone to a farewell makan when people leave. However, since…