skamath

Sachin S. Kamath

I am a self-proclaimed command-line warrior and web ninja, who slays the bad folks (usually with a -9). I love security and forensics as much as I love Python.

Latest Posts

fedstats - Final touches and road ahead

GSoC Deadline is coming!

This week was meant for me to add the final touches to the tool and getting statistics for Flock ready by tweaking it.

Final Touches

The only thing remaining was categorization of output files. This had to be done because the files generated earlier where cluttering …

Improving statistics using python-fedora API

I was working on adding the group scraping feature this week. This is one thing that was proposed in a recent meeting of Commops, originally for CommOps retrospective wiki.

I was initially thinking of using statscache for this, but came across a few things that stopped me from doing so …

Understanding the statscache daemon

The last two weeks were pretty hectic. I had to read up a lot of documentation, code, fight spam and recover from a failed Fedora Upgrade. Phew, glad to have myself finally back up.

To start with, I was working on the stats tool very less this month and was …

GSoC - Journey So Far ( Badges, Milestones and more..)

2 days ago, I woke up to a mail from Google saying that I passed the mid term evaluations of GSoC and could continue working towards my final evaluation. "What a wonderful way to kick start a day, I thought".

Google Summer of Code Mid Term E-Mail

Image : E-mail from Google Summer of Code

Working on the …

fedstats - A final overview

Mid term evaluations of GSoC starts today. It's been a month since it all started and I'd like to blog (brag) about what I've done so far.

To start with, here are the list of things I was assigned to work on till the mid-term and the current status of …

Digging deep into datagrepper - More Statistics Features

This week was really exciting as I worked further on my statistics tool for the Fedora and Redhat summer interns. Last week, I had worked on some features like text reports and visualization.

After the basic skeleton written last week, a lot of features were added to the tool including …

Getting fedstats-gsoc production ready

I have been working on a tool that generates the statistics of Fedora interns. When writing code and running it, I came across various errors. I thought blogging about it and keeping track of it will be a good idea for anyone who will be using it in the future …

[GSoC '16] Let the Coding Begin!

The coding period of GSoC has finally started. It started on 23rd of May, but to me, it just started today as I had taken a 2 day excuse (Exams, sigh). As I mentioned in my earlier post, I will be working with the Fedora Project to build metrics tools …

[GSoC '16] Summer with Fedora

This summer, I am super excited to announce that I am participating in Google Summer of Code for the Fedora Project. As Google describes it :

Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. Students work with an open source …

HackceptionCTF Work Log - Week 1

Event Co-Ordinators' worklog of Hackception CTF and an introduction to Capture The Flag, organized by Sachin S Kamath and Nishaanth Guna for Anokha 2016.