links for 2007-10-23

Wo seid ihr? Ein Artikel in der Zeit ueber einen Zivi der "seine Kinder" nach 15 Jahren nach sucht. (tags: Soziales Gesellschaft) Sun introduces first Intel workstation in two decades...

Skynet 9 - Humans 0

A fully automatic Triple-A goes berzerk and kills 9 soldier in south africa. A robot cannon began wildly and autonomously firing its huge gun in South Africa last Friday, killing...

Opensolaris Build 75

Opensolaris Build 75 was released yesterday. You can download it from the opensolaris.org website. It´s a particular important release, as it´s the first release of Opensolaris with xVM (aka XEN)...

links for 2007-10-22

OpenVPN zur Systemueberwachung (tags: howto vpn) Debugging a xVM kernel (tags: solaris xen xVM)

Mindsets

Interesting article about the different mindsets of AIX and Sun admins. To a part, i can confirm his positions: There is a strong affection of IBM admins to slice servers...

IBM: Signs of weakness?

At a first look it looks like a good Q3 for IBM, but it seems, that my point about IBM is correct: It´s a consulting company with a associated hardware...

SunCEC2007: Fountains of the Bellagio

SunCEC2007: Pictures of the 3rd day of the CEC keynotes

Laith al-Deen

Man mag sich ja fragen, warum ich ausgerechnet ein Faible fuer die Live-Konzerte von Laith al-Deen habe - darum(dafür lohnt es sich dann auch den Rest durchzuhalten ;) ). Noch...

links for 2007-10-21

VirtualGL | About / TurboVNC (tags: VNC remote graphics network) VirtualGL | About / Introduction (tags: 3d visualization software clustering video) Hymne der UdSSR (alter Text) Fragt mich bitte nicht,...

SEO optimized Google

Let´s assume Google has to be optimzed for Google. So lean back and look at this website: What if Google had to design their user interface for Google?. And when...

Solaris 8 migration assistant for Download

I wrote some articles about the Solaris 8 Migration Assistant (S8MA) in the last weeks. This assistant is the outcome of the project etude. Now you can download it with...

links for 2007-10-20

The UltraSPARC T2 Processor and the Solaris Operating System (tags: Niagara2 Solaris) Recording Artist: Don't be a ZFS Hater (tags: advocacy zfs apple filesystem osx development macosx storage) 10 Gigabit...

Yet another filesystem

Yet another filesystem that resembles ideas from ZFS, this time it´s called “Hammer”. But this isn´t the kicker about this filesystem. It´s one of the comments of the developer Mattew...

SunCEC2007: Indispensable gadget

There was one gadget in my luggage that was really handy troughout my stay at CEC2007: My Airport Express that got obsolete since a Mac Mini drives my stereo and...

links for 2007-10-19

Announcing Solaris Cluster support in LDoms I/O domains (tags: Sun Cluster LDOMS support) Java Screams on Sun UltraSPARC T2 (tags: UltraSPARC T2 Java Sun Niagara2) Floating Point performance on the...

The "frequency divided by four" misconception

One of the favorite misconception about our UltraSPARC T1/2 systems is the “Each core has 1.2 GHz, so divide it by four threads, each core has 300 MHz”-meme. This meme...

ISV product lists

Paul Murphy about his findings about the software lists of Sun and IBM: Or, if you prefer to see the glass as half empty: the chances that the lack of...

IBM´s website about Solaris 10

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10950 SAPS

Wow … the Sun T5120 is the first single socket system to break the 10.000 SAPS barrier (you will find the certifcate here) …