Surpassing it all ...

I already wrote about that weird article about Solaris in Infoworld. But Computerworld easly surpassed this performance in terms of embarrassment: They reprinted the one and a half pages of...

St. James´s Park

Swiss

Hey, looks like as my travel schedule for my trip to Las Vegas was accepted. I will fly with Swiss to Las Vegas (okay, to be exact: I will fly...

Transcontinental iSCSI for databases

I talked about the advantages of the separated ZIL and the L2ARC even on rotating rust in my article “iSCSI for I/O intensive tasks” in March 2008. I didn´t found...

Interesting fact about the Opensolaris development cycle - revisited

Alan Burlison wrote in a comment to the Opensolaris development cycle article: Just to be clear, all the opensolaris.org servers run opensolaris, it's just that build 45 is the oldest...

Interesting fact about the Opensolaris development cycle

Opensolaris has the reputation of being the unstable tree of Solaris. Nowhere near of production quality. Like the development builds of Linux. But the reality is: There is nothing like...

London

I was in London yesterday. Thus i had no time to blog yesterday. Was a good day over there. I really like this city. I would even like to work...

Asking the wrong person ...

Let´s assume, you want know more about the new BMW X6. Would you ask a Mercedes sales guy standing in front of a M-class SUV? Obviously you wouldn´t to it....

Yet another interesting FlagDay: PSARC/2008/376 - PowerTOP for OpenSolaris

Another interesting feature found it´s way to Opensolaris. It had its flag-day yesterday evening: PowerTOP is an observability tool that shows you how well the system is taking advantage of...

Downtimes

This server had some downtimes today. I hope i found the reason. The root cause was a domain i have forgotten to configure after reconnecting it at a different registrar....

CEC 2008

I´ve just got the invitation for the Customer Engineering Conference from the 9.November to the 14. November in Las Vegas. The overarching theme of the conference is “Learn it, live...

Fu(Siemens)tsu-Siemens

George Santayana sagte mal: “Wer sich der Geschichte nicht erinnert, ist dazu verdammt, sie zu wiederholen.” Danach sieht die Nummer mit dem angeblichen Ausstieg von Siemens irgendwie auch aus. Ein...

Flag Day of PSARC 2008/382 - Fast Reboot

Mechanisms like SMF made the boot time significantly shorter, but most people forget that a X4600 with half a terabyte of memory need quite a long time. The PSARC case...

Nebeneffekt

Ein interessanter Nebeneffekt der momentanen Finanzkrise könnte sein, das sich die momentane US-Administration bis zu ihrer Abwahl kein Abenteuer im Iran mehr erlauben kann. Sie kann es sich schlichtweg nicht...

TPM at TheRegister?

Looks like Timothy Prickett Morgan works for the Register. I read an article from him a few minutes ago Sun faces up to the 64 thread question with T2+. He...

links for 2008-09-22

Storagezilla: Rise of the ZFS startups? (tags: zfs solaris) History of U.S. Gov’t Bailouts - ProPublica (tags: politics history government finance economics data) Boeing News | Chicago Business News, Analysis...

Freudscher Verhoerer?

Warum verstehe ich eigentlich immer “Goldman sucks” statt “Goldman Sachs”, wenn im Fernsehen ueber die Finanzkrise gesprochen wird?

In the paintshop

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A380 delivered to Quantas

Quantas got its first A380 and arrived in Sydney: On board the delivery flight, Captain Peter Probert, whose father brought the first Boeing 747 into Australia in 1971, told passengers...

Explaining the conservative voter ...

You may ask yourself as a liberal being, how someone can vote Republican. Or to ask the question in a german context: How someone can vote the CDU. Of course,...