links for 2008-06-04

The Elements of Computing Systems / Nisan & Schocken / www.idc.ac.il/tecs (tags: architecture computer education hardware programming reference cs compsci toread lectures computing) Heaven and Earth moved to slot Sun...

The most southern SamFS installation

Nice presentation about the most southern installation of SamFS: Ein Robot auf hoher See - SAM-FS bei 70 Grad Süd (sorry, only in german language, but nice photos). It´s about...

OSNews: "A Solaris Administrator Looks at OpenSolaris"

An interesting article with a deeper look inside - A Solaris Administrator Looks at OpenSolaris: As a person who has used Solaris over 10 years, I felt right at home...

Paul Murphy about the stock markets and Sun

Paul Murphy wrote an insightful article about the strange reaction of the stock markets on our last numbers: GAAP to the contrary, the simple version of this is that Sun’s...

Cloudcomputing@Microsoft

Nicholas Carr wrote in Microsoft to put “many millions” of servers in cloud about the plans of Microsoft regarding cloud computing. Well, i know, we like Microsoft now, but i...

Eschede

10 Jahre ist es schon her: Am 3. Juni 1998 starben 101 Menschen in den Trümmern des ICE 884, oder wie es auf der Gedenktafel steht “Der Lebensweg dieser 101...

Perfectly timed

Sometimes a photographer uses the trigger of the camera in the best possible moment for an interesting snapshots (not nescessarily for the picturized person). The photos on this sites are...

links for 2008-06-03

InternetNews Realtime IT News - Sun Gains a New Licensee for Niagara 2 (tags: Niagara2 Sun CMT OEM)

PDF and Flash

Okay, it was obvious that Adobe would combine Flash and PDF. But is this really necessary? Datasheets with videos? Dancing company logos?

Don´t wear a Transformers Tshirts ...

… when you want to board a plane: Transformers shirt gets jet ban: He thought the boss would "see sense" — but he backed up the decision and threatened him...

Behind the scences of Big Buck Bunny

A nice fact from behind the scenes of Big Buck Bunny: The movie was rendered on Sun´s network.com computing complex.

links for 2008-06-02

Vista Killer: ASUS ebox - Die wunderbare Welt von Isotopp (tags: Asus ATOM) Researchers create supercomputer with four GeForce 9800 GX2 cards - Engadget (tags: architecture computer science tech technology)...

Google datacenters

Interesting article about the failure rates at the datacenter at Google: In each cluster's first year, it's typical that 1,000 individual machine failures will occur; thousands of hard drive failures...

A380 MSN004 over Berlin Tempelhof

Lorelei has two photos of an A380 over Berlin Tempelhof: Gotcha!. And Lorelei is correct: I was in Finkenwerder on the Airbus site when the A380 landed the first time...

Verfassungsfeinde

Die CSU macht ja gerade gegen die Kandidatur von Gesine Schwan Front und sieht schon wieder die rote Gefahr von Osten her kommen. Der Spiegelfechter macht auf ein interessantes Problem...

Blasphemy

I have to clean my ears with acetone. I´ve just found a cover of Peter Gabriels Darkness sung by Nena … yeah that untalented female artist from the New German...

Suicide Sunday

Wenn man nur lange genug mit der Bahn fährt, entwickelt man eine gewisse Abgebrühtheit, was Selbstmörder auf der Strecke angeht. Seit der “Rest in pieces”-Vorbeifahrt auf Höhe Krupunder sowieso vor...

Masters at work

Wow, i think Pixar wants to know it with Wall-E … Jonathan Ive (you know, the Apple Design Guy) helped with the design of Eve, the female robot in the...

Cooooool ....

</embed>Big Buck Bunny from Blender Foundation on Vimeo.

Tempokontrollen in der Schweiz

Ich bin ja letztes Jahr ueber Zuerich zu einem Kunden nach Sueddeutschland geflogen. Ich habe hier gerade einen Beitrag auf N.24 ueber die Tempokontrollen in der Schweiz in der Schweiz...