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...

About the FAA, Sun and bad news.

This is another artitcle of the kind i do not really understand: FAA: Sun box disk failure caused NOTAM database crash. What do you think, when you read this article...

Twitter

At the moment Twitter is really annoying. It´s like sending SMS in the first minutes of the new year. But i see no rockets and drunken people on the street...

Open HA Cluster completely open-sourced

With the last two million lines of code Sun reached the goal of open sourcing the Sun Cluster Framework (some months ahead of the goal). Now all parts of the...

Slideuments

Interesting article about the spreading nuisance to generate Powerpoint Presentations consisting out of several slides for topics easily summarizeable in a few sentences: Toyota chief: refrain from using PowerPoint. The...

5 Million Downloads

Virtualbox was downloaded 5 million times in one and a half year. At the moment Virtualbox 1.6 gets downloaded 10000 times a day. Virtualbox isn´t an everyday usage product like...

Mission critical

You need a good explanation for the word “mission critical” for you manager and an example, why redundancy is a good thing? Okay … i have one … ISS toilet...

Less known Solaris features: On passwords

The JET tutorial isn´t complete, but shorten the time a little bit for you, i wrote a tutorial about a small but nevertheless important topic - passwords: Part 1: Introduction...

Less known Solaris features: On passwords - Part 4: Conclusion

These are some simple tricks to make your system more secure, just by ensuring that the keys to your server are well-choosen and not simple ones. But as i stated...

Less known Solaris features: On passwords - Part 3: Using a password policy

User have the habit to break any security policy. At least as long you don’t enforce it. One of the most annoying habit from the view of the security people...

Less known Solaris features: On passwords - Part 2: Using stronger password hashing

Many people are unaware of the fact, that only the first eight characters of a password are used in the default configuration of Solaris. Don´t believe it? Let´s try it....

Less known Solaris features: On passwords - Part 1: Introduction

The password is the key to the system. When you know the username and the password, you can use the system. If not … well … go away. You can´t...

Mac OS X 10.5.3 out now

There is a new update for MacOS X 10.5. You find the release notes for 10.5.3 in the Knowledge Base: About the Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update. And the release...

Solaris Preso in MUC

200 Slides in 45 minutes. And i was only 4 minutes over the time at the end. I wasn´t aware of the fact, that i´m able to speak that fast,...

Offlining a 3D server modell from the Sun homepage

Maybe you´ve noticed, that we have 3D models of many servers at our home page. You can look at the system from every side, look into the system, take out...

No blogging or LKSF today ...

… as i´m celebrating my “half of Joergs expected MTBF” birthday this evening… ;)

Elektrolux

Jetzt weiss ich endlich, was damit gemeint ist, wenn gesagt wird, das Geräte von Elektrolux für den A…. wären: Wie Logos wirklich entstehen, könnt ihr hier sehen: Logólogos

On GPUs and CPUs

I assume many of us played a while with raytracing programs at a point of our contact with computers. But i think almost all of us stopped to play with...

747 breaks at start

I didn´t believed, that something like that happens: A freighter 747 starts to take off, pilot rotates the machine, hears a strange sound, aborts the take off and the whole...

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