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…

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 4th breakout: Future The Future of Reliability by Gary Combs and Richard Elling

This was my last breakout yesterday. But it was really interesting. The talk answered many questions about future direction, what Sun will do in the future to make systems more...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: suncec2007 at technorati.com

The tag suncec2007 seems to be quite popular at technorati. At least i found it on the second rank for “WTF´s wanted” for popular searches this morning. I´ve added a...

SunCEC2007 Day ... well Night 1: One thing i really hate about CEC

There is one thing i really hate about CEC: The duration. It´s either too long or too short. On one hand it´s too long to simply ignore the time difference...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Opening Event

The opening event today was really cool. A live event … with live music and live dance on the stage. The music was quite cool. The band this morning was...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 3rd breakout - Myths in networking by Radia Perlman

There is a special track at the CEC that is called “Luminaries”. It´s reserved for colleagues that are really capacities on their field. One of these luminaries is person known...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Masses of engineers

I´ve wrote in my Twitter feed about the number of attendees: 4000 engineers. This number is interesting out of two reasons: At first its a large amount of people that...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Photos from the Keynote Event

I´ve uploaded the my first photos from the keynotes of the Day 1 of the CEC to flickr. Will do the cleanup this evening.

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 2nd breakout - IT-Futurology by Alec Muffet

IT changes the life, it changes processes, it changes business. Interestingly the way the presentation has to be staged, it showed how huge the possibilites are in everybody´s hand. Alec...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 1st breakout - Project Darkstar

I visited the Project Darkstar breakout. It´s really interesting how weak the fundaments of massive online games are. Errorprone, scales badly (you need concepts of so called zones and multiple...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Keynotes

The executive keynotes started. At the moment Andy speaks about new developments in x86. Sounds really cool, but the presentation is tagged confidential. You can expect really cool new things...

SunCEC2007 Day 0: End of the zeroth day

Okay, this was the first full day in Las Vegas. I´m incredibly tired at the moment. The jetlag seems to be worser than the last time in Las Vegas. Made...

SunCEC2007 Day 0: Some thoughts about Las Vegas

Nothing is real in this city. It´s a copy. Albeit it´s an archievement to copy on such a scale, it misses something … i wasn´t able to find something like...