links for 2008-02-10

AIR TRAFFIC around Zuerich TRACON and Google Maps mashup (tags: airplane cool fliegen googlemaps) How Rainbow Tables work (tags: article crypto cryptography encryption hash security) Localwuerstchens Tagebuch Frau Localwurst (Ich...

links for 2008-02-09

Solaris TCP Latency for HPC This is important for software like memcached, too. Interposing on malloc How to write your own interposer library

Coverflow in Finder

I wasn´t sure about the usefullness of Coverflow in Finder. But now i have a good use case for it. The pdf´s from docs.sub.com doesn´t have a speaking name (like...

Problems with Akismet

To keep spam outside my blog, i configured my software to use Akismet. This is a centralised AntiSpam service. This worked reasonably well, thus i configured an automatic rejection of...

Rauchverbot

Kommentar einer Bekannten, die als Bedienung ihr Studium finanziert: “Mir wäre es lieber, wenn die Gäste wieder rauchen. Jetzt riecht man die Gäste, ihre Parfüms und die Schweissflecken.” Sie ist...

Solaris Containerleitfaden 2.0

Detlef Drewanz und Ulrich Gräf haben den Containerleitfaden in der Version 2.0 fertig gestellt. Wesentliche Neuerungen dieser Ausgabe sind IP Instances, neues Ressource Management, Live Upgrade mit Zonen und Branded...

links for 2008-02-08

Emergency Zombie Defense Station - Die wunderbare Welt von Isotopp (tags: zombies humor)

Less known Solaris Features: Signed binaries

One of problems in computer security is the validation of binaries: Is this the original binary or is it a counterfeit binary? Since Solaris 10 Sun electronically signs the binaries...

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ISSCC 08 paper about Rock

The paper for the Rock presentation (held on Monday at the ISSCC) is now online. A good read …

Spiegel

Was muss in einem Menschen vorgehen, das dieser wegen einem Verhalten angepestet ist, das man nur gespiegelt hat. Also einfach mal das gleiche Verhalten an den Tag, wie es auch...

Less known Solaris features: IPsec

The secrets of root There were other systems with other roots, other priests and other believers. But how should they communicate with each other without put their secrets in danger....

links for 2008-02-07

Das Leben sollte mit dem Tod beginnen (tags: humor)

SAS Target Mode for Opensolaris

The packages of the Common Multiprotocol SCSI Target have been updated. You will find them at the project page opensolaris.org - COMSTAR. This update introduces some interesting new features: SAS...

Forrester about Solaris

Forrester published an paper titled with European Financial Services Architecture shows Clear Strategic Direction. There are some really interesting takeaways in it: Solaris is back on the winner´s podium. [..]...

Solaris Express Developer Edition 1/08

There is a new Solaris Express Developer Edition. The 1/08 release has some nice new features: Solaris (Solaris Express Community Edition build 79b) Sun xVM Server - provides virtual machine...

Die Bahn fördert die Arterhaltung

Obwohl ich einen fahrbaren Untersatz mein Eigen nenne, fahre ich gerne mit S-Bahn. Ich habe einfach keine Lust mich durch den Verkehr zu quaelen fuer eine Strecke, auf der der...

links for 2008-02-05

N-JOY - N-JOY Abstrait (tags: music) IBM responds to Microsoft: OOXML is "technically inferior" (tags: ooxml odf openoffice microsoft) WTF per minute The only valid measurement of code quality (tags:...

Jon Stokes about Rock

Jon Stokes of Ars Technica writes in Sun: Can you smell what the Rock is cookin’?: In the end, I can't say that I'm really sold on Sun's very aggressive...

Hundehaufen

Am Anfang waren die überwachungskameras dafür da um Verbrechen wie Körperverletzung oder einen Banküberfall besser aufklären zu können oder um wirklich sicherheit zu schaffen, wie beispielsweise auf den Bahnsteigen, damit...