SunCEC2007 Day 5: Back in Germany

I´m not home right now. But i´m back to germany now, sitting in the FTL lounge in Frankfurt. Was a nice flight. The business class upgrade was worth every mile...

SunCEC2007 Day 4: A little bit annoying

Okay, the flight back home starts to get a little bit annoying. I have to re-checkin at SFO again, while my baggage was checked in until Franfurt. So i have...

SunCEC2007 Day 4: On the way back to germany

It´s half five now … my flight to SFO goes in 4 hours to board a 747 heading to Germarny there.. This was my trip to Las Vegas and to...

links for 2007-10-11

Chris Harrison - Internet Map: City-to-City Connections (tags: culture fun geo image internet visualization maps map network)

SunCEC2007: Metric of interestingness

How can you measure the interestingness of a keynote? It´s really simple. My colleague Gerd observed, that the more interesting a keynote was, the less notebooks were active. Thus the...

SunCEC2007 Day 3: All-Hands GSE

I was in the GSE All Hands Meeting. It´s a internal meeting, so i won´t write about it´s content. But one thing was really interesting: Most of the people looked...

SunCEC2007 Day 3: Why CEC?

What´s the sense of having such a huge engineering event. It´s not a small or cheap challenge to get 4000 Engineers at one place. So … what´s the benefit: Albeit...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Tired ...

I´ve must been really tired yesterday. At least i woke up at 10 o´clock in my hotelroom yesterday evening sleeping left of the running notebook with a flashcard reader under...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Photos of the Keynotes of the 2nd day

SunCEC2007 Day 3: Convergence

Five or six people already asked me, why i use my smartphone (an Nokia E61, when you look around at CEC it seems, that half the production of this phone...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Niagara 2 Systems launch

I wrote many entries about Niagara2 in the past and will write much about the systems when i´m back home in Germany (in the meantime Allan Packers link list is...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Photos of the Niagara 2 Systems launch event

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Party

The CEC party starts in this minutes at the Palms in Vegas. I´ve decided not to go there, as i don´t like parties and - more important - i´m incredibly...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: 1st breakout - RBAC by John Walsh

It wasn´t the presentation i´ve expected, but that was my own fault … reading the abstract before the presentation avoid surprises. I had expected a presentation about Solaris RBAC. Nevertheless...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: 4th Breakout - "Niagara 2 and Victoria Falls in depth"

This was the only presentation i´ve left early. Nothing new in it for people who try to stay informed and the presentation had room for improvement (to say it polite)...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: 2nd breakout - Web 2.0 by Tim Bray

I start the summary about the breakout sessions i´ve attended today with the best one. Tim Bray talked about his insights into Web 2.0. It wasn´t really about the hype...

SunCEC2007 - Day 2: Macs

When you look around, there is one thing even more ubiquitous than last year: The biten apple on the lid of notebooks. Looks like Sun engineers have a profound affinity...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Solaris

Dan Berg and Jim Baty argue about who was awake for a longer time … Voice from the off: “I´m always on” Dan: “God?” Voice from the off: “Solaris!”

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Jonathans Keynote

Jonathans has closed his presentation right now. Really good .. as usual … Some short takeaways from the keynote: He thanked for 1.2 $ billion more profitability He is really...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: General Session begins

The room has filled .. only seconds to go for he start of the 2nd day…