Brooklyn Bridge

Thunderstorms

The weather forecast reports thunderstorms in the afternoon for Hamburg . Sh… will be an interesting approach on the flight back from Dresden …

Spanair crash

Journalists, especially those working for TV news programs are a little bit weird. Every few days they repeat Discovery Channel documentations about aircraft crash analysis (UA811, TWA800, El-Al Flight 1862,...

links for 2008-08-22

RIA Novosti - Verteidigung und Sicherheit - Russland weist georgischen Einsatz von Raketenwerfern gegen Zivilisten nach (tags: russia georigia war)

New implementation for NFS over RDMA

With the integration of PSARC 2007/347 NFS/RDMA Solaris got a new implementation for NFS over RDMA: This integration brings the NFS/RDMA Solaris Implementation up to datewith the latest IETF Drafts....

links for 2008-08-21

Guide To Painting Computer Case (tags: tutorial painting howto hardware diy design cool computer) Column - The State of ZFS - Peter Baer Galvin´s Blog (tags: zfs solaris sun)

Mindmapping on Mac

Stefan Domanske of domanske.de pointed to a little interesting tool. Maybe you are aware of the technique of mindmapping for gathering ideas. I like this concept, but so far i...

Militaerisches Wissen

Da sage nochmal man könne mit militärischem Wissen nichts in der Privatwirtschaft werden. Es gibt jetzt von AXE ein Nervengift … sorry, ein Deo das aus zwei Deodorantsprays kombiniert wird....

links for 2008-08-20

At JFK Airport, Denying Basic Rights Is Just Another Day at the Office | Rights and Liberties | AlterNet (tags: politics culture article)

Central Park

Atom vs. Opteron and an unlikely winner ...

Interestingly the most power-efficient desktop platform isn´t the purpose-build Atom CPU from Intel. It´s an AMD Opteron. Tom´s Hardware found this in tests (i don´t like this news outlet but...

New Xeon server from Sun: X2250 and X4250

They are somewhat similar, but at the end both represent really different concepts of building a server: Sun announced today the Sun Fire X2250 and the Sun Fire X4250. Both...

Less Known Solaris features: Jumpstart Enterprise Toolkit

I forgot to post the conclusion and the table of content when i published the JET tutorial some weeks ago. Okay … here they are. This is a real long...

Less Known Solaris features: Jumpstart Enterprise Toolkit - Part 16: Conclusion

JET and Jumpstart are incredible powerful tools to ease the installation of your solaris systems. You can install your systems via network, configure and customize them. With tools like Jumpstart...

Server porn - today: Sun Fire X4450

There is a nice piece of server porn at silicon.de: The dissection of a X4450 in fifty photos. A nice peek into the chassis of the only available Tier1 2RU...

Unsere politische Kaste auf Reisen

Da wird ein Trip nach Kalifornien mit einem Hauch von Dienstreise getarnt und einige Mitglieder unserer Politischen Kaste sind immer noch nicht zufrieden: So schreibt der Spiegel Online im Artikel...

I found my next car

Next year in February i have to buy or lease a new car. I think, i just found my new car. A Volvo. To be exact: The Volvo XC60. Not...

Tunnel vision

Less known Solaris Features book Version 0.28

I´ve integrated the CacheFS and the JET tutorials in the standard release of the LKSF book, thus now all links refering to the released version of the book should deliver...

Less known Solaris Features: CacheFS

Yet another tutorial finalized - this time about one of the really hidden features of Solaris - CacheFS. CacheFS is something similar to a caching proxy. But this proxy don´t...