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What do you stand for as a Man?

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Whats is Stack overflow attack??...then he gave me a scenario where there was a open source code at a server and you have your piece of code at that server. You as a client are allowed to invoke a method which takes in a array as a parameter which is not checked for overflow validation. I had to induce a buffer overflow attack and make the method to pass control to my piece of code in the server.

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When does the control passes from user mode to kernel mode in a Linux System?

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will you make sure in C to not include a header file which you have already included??

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In MVC pattern, where to fit communication with a server?

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How do you find what remote hosts connect to a server on a specific port

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You will need working knowledge of LAMP troubleshooting and general Unix commands. They use a lot of Tomcat so that may help to know about. "If a customer's website is down, walk me through the steps of finding out why." "What would you do if a VM was unresponsive to ping, but sister VM's were not?" I was also asked things such as, "What was a difficult customer interaction for you?" "What do you know about IPSoft?" "What do you know about the services we provide?" "Why do you think you're a good fit for this role?"

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An application has just been updated. New functionality, for some reason is performing far more slowly than existing functionality. Why might this be?

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Unix Scripting Experience followed by c++ basic concepts and few programs. They ask you about Unix Scripting followed by tool chain. Some complex c++ programs. Python. Kernel level driver experience. RTOS concepts.

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How could you transfer chunks of files (>1TB) over network and how would you design a solution ?

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