DTrace for xVM

Michael Haines writes in this blog article about yet another reason to think about the usage of xVM as soon it´s available: DTrace! We implemented a DTrace provider in xVM...

SunCEC2007: Best Blog

After Shawn linked to the winners of the “Best RedshiftBlog” , “Best WowBlog” and “Best Postcast” competitions at CEC, i think it´s time to disclose, who´ve won the “CEC Best...

links for 2007-12-10

Better Serendipity search results with meta details! (tags: blog plugins serendipity software)

Canon 40D

When all goes well, i will receive a new camera soon: I´ve decided to upgrade my photo equipment by adding a Canon 40D to my venerable, but aging Canon 350D....

Nur Betrunkene fahren das 1er Coupe? (Updated)

Man muss bei Werbekampangen aufpassen, welchen Namen oder welchen Claim man wählt: Jedem ist wahrscheinlich noch das Desaster mit dem Mitsubishi Pajero in Spanien bekannt, bei der Netbitch habe ich...

Zungenspaltung

Wie können Politiker eigentlich die Offenlegung von Managergehältern verlangen, wenn sie selbst nur mit groesstem Widerstand ihre eigenen Nebenverdienste offenlegen und dann auch nur in einer nahezu aussagslosen Form.

Iran stops selling oil in U.S. dollars?

There are some reports, that the Iran has stopped to sell their oil in US Dollar. Perhaps this is the reason for the recent war mongering at the Bush Administration...

links for 2007-12-09

Storage Evaluations at BNL Evaluation of the X4500 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (tags: x4500 thumper sun) No Shirts at Improv Everywhere no shirts at abercrombie and fitch (tags: funny...

pNFS

Tom Haynes wrote a good summary about the inner workings of pNFS in “A quick and dirty overview of pnfs”. Really worth a read.

Weltverbesserungsquatsch

So wurden dann gestern von 20:00 bis 20:05 die Lichter ausgeschaltet, waehrend im Hintergrund der Trockner lief, ueberall noch normale Lampen in den Fassungen steckten (“Energiesparlampe is doch so ungemuetlich”)....

iSCSI Targets for Windows

When you use the OpenSolaris iSCSI Target for a Windows Inititator, the performance may be not in the expected range: Constantin summarizes the steps to get the full performance in...

Aha ...

Blacklist at blogg.de offline?

I´ve got some strange error messages about the comment functionality in my blog. After some debugging i found the root cause: One of my spam counter measures is the blacklist...

Rückblickend

Why we have to do something on climate change?

Maybe we are responsible for the climate change (I think so) … maybe we are not, and it´s just a natural anomaly (I don´t think so) … in any case:...

Sun Presentation Minimizer

I wrote about the ooshrink tool from Constantin a few days ago. Now there is a somewhat official and integrated solution for the task available: The Sun Presentation Minimizer The...

Scissors would be illegal ..

This presentation explains, why scissors would be illegal, when the DMCA would apply to the the physical world : The Digital Millenium copyright act - An Example of Analougue Circumvention...

Newboot on SPARC

Yesterday was the flagday and putback for 6521412 PSARC 2006/525: new boot sparc. This is an important development as this is an important prerequsite for booting from ZFS.

Giraffa hamburgiensis

Für die werte Frau D.

Sorry

Murphy´s Law striked back: I´m away from any keyboard for some hours (presentation at customer site) and the webserver dies. Well, the new one is already ordered …