Less known Solaris features: RBAC and Privileges - Part 3: Privileges

Privileges We´ve talked a lot about RBAC, roles, role profiles. But what are Privileges? Privileges are rights to do an operation in the kernel. This rights are enforced by the...

Less known Solaris features: RBAC and Privileges - Part 2: Role based access control

Some basic terms As usual the world of RBAC has some special terms. Before using it, i´m want to explain the jargon. I copy the exact definition from the RBAC...

Less known Solaris features: RBAC and Privileges - Part 1: Introduction

The Story of root And then there was root. And root was allmighty. And that wasn´t a good thing. root was able to control the world without any control. And...

Less known Solaris features: BART

Apropos auditing. There is a small but cool tool in Solaris. It solves the problem of “No, i haven´t changed anything on the system”. It´s called BART, the Basic Audit...

Less known Solaris features: Auditing

One of the less known features in Solaris is the Auditing. Auditing solves an important problem: What happens on my system, and whodunnit. When something strange happens on your system...

More fun with the TSA

There is a new TSA regulation: You have to take out all electronic devices including cabling out of your carry-on luggage. I´m in New York at the end of this...

links for 2008-02-01

Interview: MySQL wird anders aussehen - CIO & Karriere - silicon.de (tags: mysql sun) Sun xVM - Foundation for a dynamic datacenter? - Virtually Speaking - ZDNet.com (tags: sun virtualization)...

Alpha version of the second Indiana preview

Stephen Hahn announced in this mail a test version of the second OpenSolaris Developer Preview a.k.a Indiana. Give it a try and report every bug you find. :)

Burchardkai

Worst practices: Performance

Bart Smaalders writes inPerformance Anti-Patterns about the best methods to slow down your application. Really an interesting read. Some of these anti-patterns have their roots in hardware issues, some are...

$141 million deal for Sun

The European Commision awarded a huge contract to Sun: The awarded amount of the market is €95,995,965.67 (approximately $141 million) for all the participating institutions and for its whole period...

A brief history of failure

A nice photo collection of small, big and epic failures - the Failblog

Rock at ISSCC

I assume, we will give more informations about Rock at the ISSCC´08 on Monday. In the advance program of the event you will find two sessions about our upcoming processor:...

Grasende Giraffa hamburgiensis

(für Frau D.)

links for 2008-01-31

Die InnoDB Storage Engine - Die wunderbare Welt von Isotopp (tags: Kris about the InnoDB Engine of Mysql)

Hostile benchmarking

Network Appliannce works really hard on the title “major annoyment”: NetApp posts a benchmark for an EMC Clariion device. This will spark some heated discussions in the next few days...

Three and a half hour

I´ve read a review for the new Samsung 1TB. The review itself isn´t such an interesting piece of information. It´s a little fact, i didn´t thought of before albeit it´s...

Flower

New Power6 systems

IBM announced new Power6 based systems today. The p520 Express and the p550 Express. This announcement is somewhat hidden in the PowerVM announcement.Well, now legions of IBM sales reps will...

Noch mehr Schwarz-Geld!

Diesmal in der Berliner Umschau: Oder auch Capital(Dank an Alex):