Opensolaris as a storage OS

Robin Harris of Storagemojo writes about the new developments regarding Solaris and Storage - OpenSolaris: the universal storage platform?: OpenSolaris is becoming the finest storage platform out there. Adding CIFS...

links for 2007-12-02

X4600 and VMware (tags: vmware x4600 amd benchmark vmmark)

Hamburg: Hotel Hafen Hamburg

Indiana im Podcast

Nachdem ich mir den Podcast angehoert, komme ich der Bitte um Verlinkung gerne nach: Ausgabe #14 des Podcasts für alternative Computersysteme behandelt Projekt Indiana aka Opensolaris Developer Preview. Unterstützt werden...

Frauenbild

Wieder so ein Moment, der einen mit gerunzelter Stirn vorm Fernseher sitzen lässt. Ich frage mich gerade welches Frauenbild hinter “Wenn Frauen strahlen, liegt das an Calgonit Quantum” versteckt ist....

links for 2007-12-01

Sun Seeks to Improve Business by Restructuring Its Stock (tags: reversesplit JAVA) Winners and Losers in Dell Deal with Sun (tags: Solaris Opensolaris Dell Sun) » Linux vs. Unix (Cost)...

Gedanken zum Fest: Hinterhalt...

Naja … dieses Jahr haben sie eine Hinterhaltstaktik verwendet. Es ist nicht mal 1. Advent und sie haben mich bereits erwischt …. gestern habe ich das erste Mal dieses Jahr...

Some thoughts about Mainframe Solaris

Before starting to rave to much about Mainframe Solaris, we should ask “Cui bono?”. With all respect to the technical merits, i have my problems with this technology and with...

SAP on Xen

Mithun from Sun ISV engineering made some very interesting studies about the performance of SAP on Xen. It´s a very interesting read and gives you some good insights into the...

links for 2007-11-30

The Unix Guardian--OpenSolaris Project Weaves CIFS Server Into the Solaris Kernel (tags: CIFS opensolaris) Joel Makower: Two Steps Forward: The Six Sins of Greenwashing (tags: greenwashing green marketing environment)

OpenSolaris on zSeries

Okay, there is a beautiful icing on the sulfur seas in hell. You find a video of an OpenSolaris kernel boot into something similar to the single user mode on...

IBM´s TPC-H claim revisted - or: Has IBM something to hide?

I thought a little bit about the TPC-H benchmark published by IBM yesterday. There is something in it, that leaves some question. The p570 is a 8 socket system. You...

Benchmarketing again - this time: TPC-H 10 TB

Wow, it´s benchmarketing time at IBM again. IBM Announces DB2 and POWER6 Combo Trounces HP and Sun by 2x and 3x Respectively in New Business Intelligence Benchmark. IBM you are...

Reuse of communication

Alec Muffet did it again. He made another presentation lessing style, this time about Re-use 2.0 or how a different view to presentations can lead to an effective reuse of...

The small difference

Chris explains the difference between an engineer and a manager: A380? What A380?.

links for 2007-11-29

Samba Isn't Enough For Sun (tags: linux samba sun opensolaris)

Opensolaris for mainframes

eweek reports in OpenSolaris Soon to Run on IBM Mainframes about the effort to port Opensolaris to mainframes: David Boyes, president and chief technology officer of Sine Nomine Associates, an...

xkcd: Virus aquarium

Neat idea … a virus aquarium … an idea for the next christmas season:

Ubuntu certified on new Sun Hardware

Ubuntu was certified by Canonical on some new hardware from Sun. Now you can buy support for Ubuntu from Canonical for the Sun Fire T5220 and 5240 ( both UltraSPARC...

Just a thought about VMware

Just a thought: When almost every big player in systems market announces some virtualisation products making virtualisation a commodity, what is the justification for VMware´s market capitalisation of 27.36 billion...