The fourth anniversary of c0t0d0s0.org

Well, c0t0d0s0.org celebrates it´s fourth birthday today. On the 15th of July 2004 this blog started. Four years is a long time. I didn´t really thought that i would write...

Solaris Infiniband Update 2

An important update for the Infiniband Stack in Solaris was released yesterday. Josh Simons reports in his blog: Yesterday, the Sun InfiniBand engineering team released Solaris 10 driver support for...

Nachteil eines etwas selteneren Nachnamens ....

Ist ja echt schade, das mein Nachname etwas seltener ist … sonst wuerde mir die Air Berlin vielleicht auch die Bordkarten für interessante Ziele anderer Leute anbieten …. Immer nur...

Road photo

Some benchmark numbers about the SPARC Enterprise M9000

There are some interesting benchmark numbers in the press release from Sun about the new SPARC Enterprise M9000 with 64 SPARC VII (“Jupiter”) processors: The SPARC Enterprise M9000 server running...

1 TB tape drive

Today we have announced the 1 TB tape drive: Sun Microsystems Announces World’s First One Terabyte Tape Storage Drive. The <href=”http://www.sun.com/storagetek/tape_storage/tape_drives/t10000b/”>the T10000B</a> delivers 120 MB/sec throughput with 1 TB native....

First news about the SPARC64 VII announcement

The first news about the upcoming SPARC64 VII appear at the usual suspects: e.g. cnet. There is another report at TheRegister but Ashlee Vance seems to be a little bit...

Sun Fire X4150 reviewed by Infoworld

Infoworld did a nice review of the X4150 in Sun Server Delivers Heavyweight Performance: Even without its disks, the X4150 is a powerhouse of performance in a small profile.

Mailserver migrated

Because of a major hw fsckup on the old mailserver and some preparations for another project (yes, Kristan, relief for your problem is near) , i´ve migrated my mail server...

links for 2008-07-12

Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) performance - Lawrence Spracklen's Blog (tags: cryptography ECC CMT)

The first photo with my new digicam

As i don´t walk through New York with all the bodies and lenses i´ve opted for a new digicam. It´s a Fujifilm Finepix FD100fd and it has the reputation of...

Software crypto on CMT

Lawrence Spracklen wrote a really interesting article about cryptography done in software on CMT. This sounds counterintuitive at first, as cryptography is considered as a computational intensive task and thus...

FSC´s future in question?

(Disclaimer: This article is my personal opinion, i´m not aware of the official opinion of Sun Microsystems regarding this rumours) Well, this is a really interesting development: According to the...

News from the tanker deal

Well, Northop lost the deal after the GAO ruling, there will be an new Request for Proposals … but i really think that Boeing won´t get the deal in the...

72 TB X4540?

No, this isn´t an announcement about a new flavour of our storver, but i started to think of new capacity jumps at hard disk with the Thumper/Thor factor in mind:...

The reports of my layoff are greatly exaggerated

eweek linked my blog in an article about the layoffs as being one of the employees laid off yesterday: And a series of Sun's more prolific bloggers weighed in on...

I hate days like this one ...

It´s not the first reduction-in-force at Sun since i started to work for Sun … but i still hate those days with farewall mails and blog entries more and more....

Bettina und die Haie ...

Ich kenn jetzt Bettina schon eine kleine Ewigkeit. Deswegen musste ich auch erstmal überlegen. Hat sie wirklich nichts mit dem “Kleinen Hai” zu tun? Ist das nicht von ihrem Arbeitgeber...

links for 2008-07-10

TP: Wie man die Prostitution auch foerdern kann (tags: studium politics)

Get rid of root - or: PSARC/2008/321

An interesting PSARC case got it´s approval: PSARC/2008/321 - No Root Login: It has been suggested that Solaris should permit "root" to be a no login account. [...] Add a...