Solaris Cluster testbed

There is an interesting walkthrough for testing Solaris Cluster with iSCSI and Virtualbox at Building a Solaris Cluster Express cluster in a VirtualBox on OpenSolaris. Whoever wants to play with...

Hoerempfehlung: MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Auch wieder mal etwas aus der Kategorie “Nichts das man im Radio hoert”. Oder wuerde man bei einem Dudelfunksender Lyrics folgenden Inhalts erwarten:  I’m feeling rough, I’m feeling raw, I’m...

links for 2008-08-05 [delicious.com]

Hardening your files with Reed-Solomon codes (tags: tools sysadmin storage software opensource math linux error)

What sportscar are you?

I’m a Porsche 911! You have a classic style, but you’re up-to-date with the latest technology. You’re ambitious, competitive, and you love to win. Performance, precision, and prestige - you’re...

Stöckchen: Feedreader

Bettina ist zwar nach Stöckchenwurf verreist, aber ich will dann jetzt doch mal antworten: 1. Welchen Feedreader benutzt Du und seit wann? Also ich nutze NetNewsWire. Hmm, ich denke mal...

Zu ehrlich?

Ich glaube, ich bin zu ehrlich fuer diese Welt: Ich bin ohne Schmuggelware aus den USA gekommen, ich warte auch fuer einen 1mm Kratzer mit dem Einkaufswagen. Nur der Zugbegleiter...

links for 2008-08-04 [delicious.com]

Anke Groener - Blog Archive - Grace is Gone Noch ein Film fuer die Liste der zu guckenden Filme ...

Good to be in Hamburg again

Good to be in Hamburg again. At the end it´s the most beautiful town in the world ;)

Back from NYC and a first New York photoset at Flickr

I´m finally back in Hamburg. Was a good flight back to Frankfurt and further to Hamburg. Additionally i´ve uploaded some unedited photos to a photo set at flickr. You can...

Brooklyn Bridge und Downtown New York

I promised a photo to Local. Okay, here it is: I made this photo with a small compact camera using the Manhattan Bridge as a tripod.

Travellog NYC

25.07.2008 No, this isn´t the first day of my vaction in NY. But a journey doesn´t begin with the pushback at the airport. A journey begins with a decision, with...

NYC

This blog isn’t dead. It’s on vacation. I simply don’t have an internet connection. So don’t touch the unsubscribe button. Main blogging activities will resume on next sunday.

Child of fortune ...

I just came back from checking in my luggage. I´ve got an exit-row seat for the flight to JFK. Not business-class comfort, but much more space for my legs and...

Depressing

There was one fact about my trip to Andorra that was really depressing: The shoes were cheap, but no shoes in a size above 45. Today i walked to a...

Randy Pausch died at 47

Perhaps you remember the “Last Lecture” of Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist. I wrote about it some time ago. Randy Pausch´s battle came to it´s inevitable end:...

The next president has spoken - hopefully

I´ve viewed the Berlin speech of Barrak Obama yesterday evening on CNN (the german networks had terrible translators). I really think, i saw the next president of the United States....

9th Annual System Administrator Appreciation Day

Today is the System Administrator Appreciation Day. Apprecciate the sysadmins of the world. Without them, your display would be black, the banking systems with your money would broke down, you...

Simpsons

Es gibt mehr als 414 Folgen der Simpsons, doch Pro7 schafft es, immer wieder die selben Folgen zu senden ….

links for 2008-07-24

Universal Automatic Calculator - Wikipedia (tags: history)

Linux, DTrace and the NIH syndrome

I wrote about the the strong “Not invented here” syndrome in the Linux community a year ago in DTrace, systemtap and a brief history of “NIH”. Nothing has changed so...