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

(via: Peerapong)

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) …

Benimmsurrogatextrakt

Was mit heute so aufgefallen ist: Man mag ja meinen, das diese miniberockten, hohe Stiefel tragenden und elektrogetoasteten Schnuppsen ihr Aussehen für eine vollständiges Substitut für jede Form von Benehmen...

SunCEC2007: Green Backpacks

These green backpacks at with the embroidered “CEC 2007” were really useful … it was really easy to tell Sunnies from other peoples around in Vegas. I assume veteran CEC...

links for 2007-10-18

Introduction to Performability Analysis : Ramblings from Richard's Ranch Interesting article about the fact that availability cannot be views without the performance in the degraded state (tags: RAS) UltraSPARC T2...

Verspätung

Dieser Tag fängt ja gut an … 40 Minuten Abflugverzögerung für die Maschine nach Stuttgart. Wahrscheinlich ist der Pilot heute nicht rechtzeitig aus den Federn gekommen ;)

Plazes

Can someone explain me the reasoning behind publishing your location via Places. Looks like an security problem to me. At least, when you make your plazes-Profile public, anyone can see...

Blogging at Sun

Networkworld reviewed some of the blogging initatives of the leading IT vendors. we´ve got an excellent ranking, no surprise with such an amount of really good blogs at blogs.sun.com.

Strange Configuration

When you read disclosures about somewhat strange benchmark configurations, it would be nice to mandate explanations of benchmark configuration. Why did you opt for this configuration? For example: “As part...

links for 2007-10-17

Detailed UltraSPARC T2 RSA performance : Lawrence Spracklen's Blog (tags: cryptography sun T2 Niagara2)

Spam aplenty ...

831 lines of config just to filter spam … and this is the number after i increased the threshold to 150 attempts to place a trackback …

Nabaztag in Lufthansa Exclusive magazine

The Nabaztag found it´s way to a somewhat unlikely place … the Lufthansa Exclusive Magazine for Frequent Travellers: But the rabbit is not really an “Essential”, albeit it´s a coool...

spam clearing house

As you may have noticed, my blogs showed some instabilities yesterday. The reasons for this were some problems of lighttpd in conjunction with php5-cgi. The root cause for this: Trackback...

links for 2007-10-16

memcached: a distributed memory object caching system (tags: cache memcached database caching programming distributed performance web) PECL :: Package :: memcache (tags: cache php memcache memcached optimization performance) Boeing delays...

SunCEC2007 Day 3: Green Keynote

Surely “Redshift” was the most important topic, but energy efficient computing was an almost equally important topic throughout all keynotes of the CEC. There was even a keynote presentation dedicated...

links for 2007-10-14

Why on-chip accelerators? : Lawrence Spracklen's Blog Why onchip SSL accelerators are more efficient than off-chip.... (tags: SSL cryptography)