links for 2008-03-08

btrace: BTrace dynamic bytecode tracing for Java (tags: java tools) Bar Code Art by Scott Blake Art with ... eehm ... barcodes (tags: art clock barcode culture design digital fun...

Fun with destructive dtrace - today: Version spoofing

Katsumi Inoue published a nice trick for DTrace. Sometimes, all between you and a running old programm is the version check. But even here DTrace can help you: How to...

Joseph Weizenbaum

One of biggest luminaries of the computing science and a vocal critic of modern culture died the fifth of March at the age of 88 resulting from a stroke. He...

On Benchmarks

Selling server systems is sometimes really hard. This has two reasons: Wrong benchmarks on the customer site or misunderstood architecture. You sit in the meeting room and the customers says...

Einblicke in die Hölle

Ich habe mich in den vergangenen Jahren schon gefragt, für wen unterschichtoides Fernsehen gemacht wird. So wie “Jetzt wird alles gestanden” oder Babara Salesch oder wie die Formate so alle...

links for 2008-03-07

Video im Internet Ronald Schill offenbar beim Koksen gefilmt - Panorama - sueddeutsche.de (tags: Hamburg Schill) Flexible Mandatory Access Control at OpenSolaris.org (tags: project opensolaris FLASK) Elonka's Kryptos Page (tags:...

Websphere App Server 6.1 on Solaris 10

IBM published a new Redbook about the deployment of one of their products on Solaris 10: IBM WebSphere Application Server V6.1 on the Solaris 10 Operating System. The redbook is...

iPhone 2.0

Apple announced a beta program for their new Software for the iPhone: iPhone in Enterprise. The new features sound really promising for enterprise usage: From push services to a mechanism...

Register about Victoria Falls

In Sun’s 256-thread African journey begins next month reports about the upcoming servers with the multi-socket enabled Victoria Falls System. While i won´t comment about the facts (albeit much of...

links for 2008-03-06

NFS over RDMA screencast (tags: NFS RDMA IB) Wetter : Hamburg Deutschland (tags: METAR)

Quadsocket Xeon vs single-socket T2

You have to take the benchmarks with a grain of salt, as it´s a synthetic benchmark but the results found by Robert Milkowski are interesting: 16-core Intel System vs. Niagara-2....

Validated Execution

Some weeks ago i posted an article about the signed binaries in Solaris. Every binary in Solaris has an digital signature. It´s the next logical step to execute only signed...

Benchmark games - today: Mainframes

IBM announced a new mainframe … the z10. And they did it again, they play with the utilisation trick. But this time , they strech this even farther. Instead of...

Vacation

In the case, someone is wondering about my reduced posting frequency. I´m testing a new concept, at least a new concept for me: Vacation with reduced contact to electronic devices....

links for 2008-03-05

Da Vinci Machine Project Multilanguage VM (tags: VM sun java)

links for 2008-03-04

Real World iPhone Commercial "iPhone: Because bringing your laptop in the bathroom to check on twitter is just. plain. weird." (tags: humor) Developing Rails Applications on Mac OS X Leopard...

Erfahrungen mit Sun xVM

Detlef Drewanz hat seine Erfahrungen mit Sun xVM in einem sehr interessanten Artikel über die Vorbereitung einer Demoumgebung fuer die CeBIT zusammengefasst.

Linux annoyance

There are several things i hate about Linux. But i hate something at most: It´s the inherent arrogance of some decisions. A good example is this mail: The fact that...

c0t0d0s0@facebook

Yet another social networking site in my collection: I´ve completed my profile at Facebook…

Much ado about Time Capsule

A little “much ado about nothing” … No server class hard disk in Apples Time Capsule. You can find rants about that here (on german) and here (on english). You...