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Fri 10 Jan 2020

Connect to an Oracle Database using kerberos with python

Previously I had written python scripts connecting to oracle database. However recently the server was upgraded with kerberos & most of the scripts were failings.

After few digging, I learnt few things about kerberos authentication. Kerberos is a network authentication protocol which uses tickets to authenticate access to services..

Continue reading → Tags : kerberos python docker oracle database


Wed 01 Jan 2020

Unwarranted Controversy - Hum Dekhenge

India is currently witnessing multiple protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed by the BJP (the ruling party of India). In a nutshell it fast tracks citizenship to few religiously persecuted refugees like Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Christian and Parsi from neighbouring countries.

Some argue this act brazenly violates secular structure of India by explicitly inserting religious clause in the constitution...

Continue reading → Tags : faiz india urdu bjp nationalism caa nrc npr


Sun 10 Nov 2019

Getting started with Graph Part 1

Graph are data structures made of vertices & edges. There are lots of interesting problems that can be solved using graphs. Part 1 covers the basic for creating a template for graph data structure.

First we need to create a vertex. A vertex is a fundamental unit of graph. A graph is a set of points (vertices) connected by lines (edges)..

Continue reading → Tags : graph java code