News about Projekt Indiana

Ian Murdock gave a presentation about Project Indiana at the Intel Developer Forum. phoronics summarized this presentation on their website. Worth a read.

links for 2007-09-22

Gartner: No New Unix Apps to Emerge After 2009 (tags: Unix ISV)

links for 2007-09-21

Dash : Product (tags: GPS navigation alwayson) Exclusive Dash Express GPS Hands-On (tags: Navigation GPS alwayson) OME-XML: The data model for the Open Microscopy Environment - Trac (tags: physics biology)...

The hidden agenda of Virtualisation

I´ve stated my position to virtualisation on many ocassions in the past, that the way virtualisation is used at the moment (as a pure consildation tool) isn´t really a good...

links for 2007-09-20

Das Solarium: Entwicklungsstrategie Uli Graef erklaert, wie im Groben die Vorgehensweise zur Fehlerbeseitigung und Erweiterung von Opensolaris laeuft (tags: Solaris OpenSolaris development) TP: "Er hat einfach nicht aufgehoert" Interview mit...

Nabaztag

Thank you , Constantin …. now i have yet another item on my must-have list of gadgets: a Nazbaztag. I’m away from keyboard, searching for my credit card ;)

re:publica 2008

Die re:publica 2007 war ja eine wirklich gute Veranstaltung, insofern hatte ich gehofft, das es auch in 2008 eine entsprechende Veranstaltung geben wuerde. Und in der Tat: Die Veranstalter haben...

Technology quality and popularity are inversely correlated for IT

Paul Murphy writes: 6 - it’s sad but true: generally speaking technology quality and popularity are inversely correlated for IT. Macs are genuinely better than PCs on every dimension except...

links for 2007-09-19

KYE: Fast-Flux Service Networks (tags: computers networking security spam news review http technology) ZFS ARC Statistics (tags: ARC statistic ZFS diagnosis) Vielflieger - Reisen - Leben - ZEIT online

The Inquirer about Niagara 2

The Inquirer published a long article about the technology in Niagara 2 aka UltraSPARC T2. The article is much more positive as the concluding paragraph would suggest. It looks like...

FTL reached

When my calculations are correct, i´ve reached Lufthansa Frequent Traveller Status today with flights #109 and #110. Early enough to be authorized to use the shorter businessclass/firstclass lane at Frankfurt...

Kleine Dinge - Grosse Dinge

In letzter Zeit habe ich die Beobachtung gemacht, das ausgerechnet die Verkäufer am höflichsten und zuvorkommensten sind, die Kleinigkeiten verkaufen: Kaffee oder Broetchen. Bewusst geworden ist mir das letzten Freitag....

The last few days

It was a little bit quiet here the last few days. I had not much time the last few days. Had an alumni meeting of my old school on saturday,...

links for 2007-09-17

» Same old - Same old - and we’re not learning from it | Paul Murphy | ZDNet.com (tags: it management)

links for 2007-09-14

Google Dance - Das Index-Update der Suchmaschine Google

links for 2007-09-13

Sun Solaris upgrade snuggles with Linux | The Register (tags: linux opensolaris opensource solaris virtualization) Virtualization: The emerging hardware vs. OS bundle debate | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com (tags:...

Die eigentliche Tragödie von 9/11

Der Spiegelfechter schreibt in 9/11 - ein Tag, der Geschichte ist Dass eine Clique von großmannssüchtigen Imperialisten die Weltgeschichte ändern wird, war historisch vielleicht unvermeidlich und wäre auch ohne 9/11...

Azul in Problems

Some weeks ago i wrote about the problematic nature of custom build hardware, as general-purpose hardware has similar performance characteristics. It seems that my points wasn’t overly speculative: It looks...

Sun acquires Cluster File Systems Inc.

Sun acquires Cluster File Systems Inc. One of the difficulties of Solaris in HPC deals was the mediocre support of Lustre unter Solaris. This should change now. And as Lustre...

links for 2007-09-12

heise online - Anwalt Gravenreuth zu Haftstrafe verurteilt [Update] Jener Anwalt mit einer langen Historie in IT-Kreisen ist ohne Bewährung verurteilt worden. Wie sieht es dann dann eigentlich mit der...