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Viji V Nair
Viji V Nair
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Birthday: July 2
Home: Mumbai, Maharashtra
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  • A Highly passionate FOSS evangelist with 9+ years of experience in designing, implementing and managing Linux and Open Source Solutions.
  • Red Hat / Fedora community engineer.
  • A long-term contributor of multiple Linux projects. Extensively worked on WEB 2.0 and next generation WEB 3.0 technologies and standards.
  • Hands on experience on development efforts involving C, C++, JAVA, PHP, Python, Pearl, Ruby, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL etc. Managed vendor relations, Budget, Back-end Architecture, Infrastructure Consolidation and Cloud Computing Environment for Data Centers.
  • Specialized in Linux Network Services, Authentication, Performance, Security and Distributed/Parallel Computing (Rock Clusters, Hadoop, MapReduce, Cassandra etc)

Activities and Ideas

  • Currently Working in Reliance BIG Entertainment Pvt Ltd India, as Technical/Engineering specialist. Managing a geo-spatial local search platform which supposed to be India's largest local search.
  • Working as a consultant to other group companies, promoting Linux across the organization
  • Providing assistance to migrate the existing propitiatory applications to Linux and build an echo system on open source
  • Providing lectures and campaigns on Linux/FOSS in colleges/schools to make the students aware about the power of open source and its adoption in the Industry.


Upgrading zimbra 4.5.3 32bit to zimbra 5.0.13 64bit.

Setting Up MogileFS

FreeIPA step by step

Building a fedora kernel with reiser4 support


Note: These packages are not maintained/owned by Red Hat or Fedora. These are my personal community builds and comes with absolutely no warranty. Please do not apply this directly on a production system without proper testing.

Reiser4 filesystem enabled kernel rpms for Fedora

Fedora 11

Please download from the following link

Fedora 13

Please download from the following link