Presentation finalized

Pheeewwww …. I think i´ve finalized my presentation for Tuesday afternoon. 110 slides Lessig style. PS: I will post my part of the preso tomorrow evening after the “show” ;)...

links for 2008-04-07

On Choosing Type | i love typography, the typography blog (tags: typography) Super.fi 4vi Description - Products - Ultimate Ears Earphones Headphones Personal Monitors (tags: gadgets hardware headphones phones iphone...

Backups irrelevant?

It´s nice that he references to ZFS in his article, but i think his opinion stated in #”PostgreSQL to Scale to 1 Biilllliooonnnn Users, Dr Evil would be proud” is...

Less known Solaris Features: Long support cycles

I´m extremely busy this weekend to prepare some presentations, thus i decided to write a rather short article about a topic nevertheless important to many customers. This time, i don´t...

Fremdschämen im Zug

Ich finde ja auch, das persoenliche Durchsagen mehr Charme haben als jene vom Band und ich weiss, das auch mein Englisch nicht sehr berauschend ist … aber “Thö wiekent tikket...

Dieses Wochenende ...

Nicht wundern … dieses Wochenende wird es keinen Teil in der Reihe “Less known Solaris Features” geben. Hoechstens einen relativ untechnischen Beitrag, den ich in der letzten Woche angefangen habe,...

links for 2008-04-04

Scott Brown on Why 'Battlestar Galactica' Must Self-Destruct Have i mentioned in the past, that i´m a regular viewer of the new BSG series ? ;) (tags: BSG)

Gleise

Also irgendwie scheinen Gleise momentan eine ziemliche Anziehung auszuueben. Vorgestern S-Bahnzuege zwischen Hammerbrook und Hamburg gestoppt wegen Polizeieinsatz im Gleis. Heute morgen RTW-Einsatz im Zug wegen wasweissich … auf jeden...

Froward old man

This picture describes the situation of President Bush quite well. At the end, he is just an froward, old man waiting for the end of his presidency. He just kept...

Leakage through Opensource

One “nice” side effect of Opensourcing: You don´t need leaks at Sun, you have just to wait until plattform support code gets integrated into Opensolaris to learn more about upcoming...

Who are you?

Inspired by this article in Kris Koehntopps blog, i want to ask you the same questions: 1. Who are you? 2. What tools to you use to read this blog?...

Infoworld about the T5120

Paul Venezia of Infoworld wrote a really positive review of the UltraSPARC T2 based Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 - “Lab test: Sun’s octo-core SPARC is made to multitask”. He even...

Ich bin ein Nasenduscher

Um mal die Dunkelziffer ins Helle zu zerren: Zur freundlichen Übernahme und Verlinkung ;)

links for 2008-04-02

smcFanControl 2.1 (tags: mac tools utilities freeware hardware software osx)

Dedupalicious

Deduplication is one of the big hype topics in the storage world today. Deduplication is about finding blocks or files on a storage, that exist multiple times with the same...

Update 1 of SunCluster 3.2 released

Sun released the first update for Sun Cluster 3.2 yesterday. You will find the wikified Release Notes at wikis.sun.com. This update offers some really interesting features. For example you can...

Less known Solaris Features: Remote Mirror with AVS

As i told you before, Remote Mirror of the Availability Suite is a rather unusual feature. Nevertheless it´s a really useful feature. The possibilties of such tools are endless, but...

Less known Solaris Features: Remote Mirror with AVS - Part 8: Conclusion

How can you use this feature? Some use cases are really obvious. It´s a natural match for disaster recovery. The Sun Cluster Geographic Edition even supports this kind of remote...

Less known Solaris Features: Remote Mirror with AVS - Part 7: Truck based synchronisation

Andrew S. Tannenbaum said “Never underestimate the bandwidth of a truck full of tapes hurling down the highway”. This sounds counterintuitive at the first moment, but when you start to...

Less known Solaris Features: Remote Mirror with AVS - Part 6: Deactivating a replication

In the last parts of this tutorial i´ve explained to you, how you set up a replication relation. But it´s important to know how you deactivate and delete the replication...