64

A flash demo in Ashley Saulsbury´s blog shows, that 64 LDOMs are not a marketing gag : 64 domain capable (UltraSPARC-T2) chip launched today

Heise über Niagara II

Ein positiver Bericht bei Heise über ein Sun Announcement … wie konnte das nur passieren? Stop the press …. “Hell freezes over” …

Pride goes before a fall.

It´s definitly fear. Or do you know a different explanation for such a major malfunction of good sense. Andrew Morton went as far as: He didn’t mince words. “It’s a...

Second Life - revisited

I´m in desperate need of a system with a faster graphics card … with multiple videos and the surrounding structure the system was dog slow while watching the Niagara 2...

Niagara 2 performance

BMseer compares the preliminary SPECint_rate2006 and SPECfp_rate2006 results of Niagara2 with some other leading processor brands … very encouraging.

Niagara 2 news galore

Jonathan in Sun Enters the Commodity Silicon Business: To add fuel to the fire, the blueprints for our UltraSPARC T2 (I personally like the moniker, "Niagara 2" - named after...

Arrogance or fear?

It is just me, or is this statement full of arrogance: "They've fragmented the non-Windows operating system world and they continue to do so," he said. But he acknowledged he...

links for 2007-08-07

Lozworld [TM] :: Mac Mini, DisplayConfigX and Panasonic TH42PX60B (tags: Mac Panasonic Plasma resolution)

Register about Niagara II

The usual suspect at the Register wrote a nice piece about the Niagara II: Sun releases world’s fastest chip - at 1.4GHz. Ashlee, you´ve ain´t seen nothing yet. Other benchmarks...

Taking a bath ...

45m

Ich vermute, darüber wird man sich in Finkenwerder freuen: Airbus A380 erhält Zulassung für 45 Meter breite Landebahnen. Bisher waren ja 60m breite Monsterlandebahnen vorgeschrieben. Obwohl: Der Vogel ist wirklich...

Mercury News about Niagara II

Mercury News reports about Niagara II in Sun takes on AMD and Intel with new chip. But i find HP´s stance to Niagara II the most interesting part : "Sun's...

links for 2007-08-06

Sparks and White Noise: Niagara II About to Take Center Stage (tags: CMT Niagara2)

Schulungen für Solaris 10

Ich wurde schon häufiger von Lesern nach richtigen Schulungen gefragt, um Auffrischungen für die neuen Features in Solaris 10 zu bekommen. Über Detlef ist mir diesbezüglich nun ein Flyer mit...

Second Life

See you in the Sun Second Life Pavillion tomorrow at 10 o´clock Pacific time (18 o´clock GMT). Don´t miss it.

Das Wort zum Montag Morgen ...

links for 2007-08-05

Chris's Wiki :: blog/solaris/DiskSuiteiSCSIProblem Chris blogs about some Disksuite and iSCSI (tags: iSCSI Disksuite Solaris SVM) Solaris Jedi: First impressions of ZFS "I'm happy to report ZFS was painless and...

Successful grid computing

The most successful usage (from an economic standpoint) of grid computing is ubiquitous, but not obvious. The Guardian writes about it in Why did baddies get grid computing first?: They're...

links for 2007-08-04

Slashdot | Sun to Release 8-Core Niagara 2 Processor (tags: computer niagara slashdot) Sun reports strong Q4 profits, but when will revenue follow? | Tech news blog - CNET News.com...

Frequent Traveller programs

It´s a common misconception that frequent traveller program are for frequent travellers: I´ve flown almost a hundred times the last two years and still no FTL. A good friend, first...