Infoworld: "The death knell for RAID?"

A few days ago, i posted the first draft of a presentation about the death of RAID5 and about the advantages of ZFS to solve the problems . Infoworld´s Mario...

Blamage

Es gibt in Ostfriesland einen Bekleidungsladen, der sich die Kosten für Models für Modeaufnahmen anscheinend sparen moechte, und stattdessen einfach seine Mitarbeiter in diese Modekreationen setzt. Wie das aussieht ?...

Gedanken

Abschied nehmen von einem Menschen, der einen ueber viele Jahre begleitet hat (mal mehr, mal weniger) ist immer ein sehr persoenlicher Weg. Ich bin kein gläubiger Mensch, glaube nicht mal...

Heiteres Berufebloggen

Ich finde ja jene Blogs am Interessantesten, die einen Einblick in andere Berufe geben. Blogs ueber Technik sind zwar oftmals informativ, aber es ist eben wie das Lesen der Zeitung...

Some news about Itanic

At first: Itanium2 will be renamed … to Itanium. Must be a quarter without other important news ;). But there are more interesting news at TPM´s IT Jungle. He writes...

SPARC vs. Itanium

Quite amazing, that a single product line in the SPARC business outships the complete Itanium market. Michelle Parkinson writes in Sun Holds #1 Position in UNIX Shipments, According to IDC:...

links for 2008-03-01

Scientia's Blog: 2008: AMD Still Trailing (tags: AMD,CPU)

Zahlenspiel zur Wahl in Hamburg

Nils zitiert in “Impressionen eines Wahlhelfers” den Verein Mehr Demokratie e.V.: Beim Volksentscheid vom Oktober stimmten 365.133 Hamburgerinnen und Hamburger für verbindliche Volksentscheide. Bei der jetzigen Bürgerschaftswahl stimmten 331.184 Hamburgerinnen...

New tape library from Sun: Sun StorageTek SL3000

We´ve announced a new tape library: The SL3000. Up to 3000 tapes. Up to 56 drives. It´s a smaller system for people who doesn´t need the massive sized SL8500 (we...

Solaris Features: Service Management Facility

Okay, i finalized my SMF tutorial. Was a good distraction from other events … Part 1: Introduction Part 2: The foundations of SMF Part 3: Working with SMF Part 4:...

Solaris Features: Service Management Facility - Part 5: Conclusion

Okay, I hope i was able to give you some insights into the Service Management Framework. It´s a mighty tool and this article only scratched on the surface of the...

Solaris Features: Service Management Facility - Part 4: Developing for SMF

Okay, now you know how to do basic tasks. But how to use SMF for your your own applications. I will use openvpn as an example. A good source for...

Solaris Features: Service Management Facility - Part 3: Working with SMF

After so much theory SMF may look a little bit complex but it isn´t. For the admin it´s really simple. You can control the complete startup of the system with...

Solaris Features: Service Management Facility - Part 2: The foundations of SMF

The additional capabilities of the SMF comes at a price. SMF has to know more about your services. Most of the new components of the SMF has to do with...

Solaris Features: Service Management Facility - Part 1: Introduction

The Service Management Facility is a quite new feature. But sometimes i have the impression that the most used feature is the capability to use old legacy init.d scripts. But...

OEM aggreement between Sun and VMware

VMware again. Sun and VMware announced an OEM agreement: Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) and VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced an OEM agreement to expand their virtualization offerings. Starting today,...

VMware exploit

My considerations about the security of virtual machines seem to be correct. The Register writes about a VMware Workstation exploit in VMware vuln exposes the perils of virtualization: The exploit...

RE:Trace

On the foundations of Dtrace the security specialists Tiller Beauchamp and David Weston created a tool for finding vulnerabilties in your code (or writting exploits, depends on your objectives). It...

Hoerempfehlung: The Secret Meeting - Ultrashiver

Vor einiger Zeit habe ich hier ja mal eine Hoerempfehlung für Vortex von Collide ausgesprochen (Ist das wirklich schon fast drei Jahre her ??). Jetzt haben kaRIN und Statik von...

Elisabeth Möllenkamp: 1914-2008

To my grandmother:it was only one hour ago it was all so different then there's nothing yet has really sunk in looks like it always did this flesh and bone...