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Managing JAVA

Installing default JRE/JDK This is the recommended and easiest option. This will install OpenJDK 6 on Ubuntu 12.04 and earlier and on 12.10+ it will install OpenJDK 7. Installing Java with apt-get is easy. First, update the package index: sudo apt-get update Then, check if Java is not already installed: java -version If it returns "The program java can be found in the following packages", Java hasn't been installed yet, so execute the following command: sudo apt-get install default-jre This will install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). If you instead need the Java Development Kit (JDK), which is usually needed to compile Java applications (for example Apache AntApache MavenEclipseand IntelliJ IDEA execute the following command: sudo apt-get install default-jdk That is everything that is needed to install Java. All other steps are optional and must only be executed when needed. Installing OpenJDK 7 (optional) To install OpenJDK 7, execute the following command: sud…

Crisil on Reducing IT jobs in india

November 10, 2014 1
November 10, 2014
Incremental IT services jobs will halve in four years
For future job aspirants, this will mean fewer opportunities and adding to skillsets
Changing business models of vendors will lead to cherry-picking and more lateral hirings
CRISIL believes incremental recruitment by the information technology (IT) services industry, which
accounted for nearly a quarter of the organised private sector employment in India in fiscal 2014, will
halve by fiscal 2018 despite a 13-15% growth forecast in the industry’s revenues during this period.
This contrasts with the hiring pattern of the last decade, which had mirrored revenue growth in the
industry. The paradigm shift will come as IT services vendors struggle to crank up profitability in a
milieu where global weakness is forcing their clients to optimise costs to hold on to margins. On their
part, vendors responded by rationalising their bench strength, improving utilisation rate and trimm…