A380 - Fliegendes Hotel ?

Ich habe gerade über das Vielfliegerblog eine interessante Pressemitteilung gefunden: Introducing the Qantas A380. Ich frag mich da insbesondere bei der First Class, ob das Teil ein Flugzeug oder ein...

links for 2007-07-25

How to create a Debian Etch based Solaris Container for Linux Application (tags: BrandZ SCLA Debian Etch Solaris Zones) OpenSolaris Forums: lx64 brand (current status) ... (tags: SCLA Sun BrandZ...

Don´t try this at home!

From time to time the products of your own company are can surprise you a little bit. Rolf Kersten published on his systems hero portal a photo of an sight...

links for 2007-07-24

IBM POWER Systems Overview (tags: AIX IBM Power) SanDisk whitepaper about Wear Leveling in Flash Storage (tags: Flash storage) CF Hard Drive Adapter from Addonics (tags: Storage Flash) VMTN Discussion...

Darth Vader

Was macht Darth Vader in seiner Freizeit? Ja, genau !

Beginners Guide to LDOMs updated

The Beginners Guide to LDoms: Understanding and Deploying Logical Domains for Logical Domains got an long awaited update. This updates the original article, first published in February, 2007. In addition...

Potter

Das Handelsblatt weist darauf hin, was die “Harry Potter”-Bücher wirklich sind: Ein Karriereleitfaden für High Potentials

Separate Logging for ZFS

Neil gives an introduction into the usage of the new “seperate zil” feature (dubbed “slog” for “seperate log”). This feature was introduced with build 68 of Opensolaris. Addtionally, he made...

More fun with IBM: Cores/Processors

BM talks about it´s p570 system as an 8 processor system. You find this at the top full disclosure of their p570 TPC-C benchmark But: Why do you need 16...

Schlagkräftige Antwort

Die ultimative Antwort, wenn jemand an einem Check-In-Schalter mit der “Wissen Sie nicht, wer ich bin?”-Nummer nervt ….

Eye Candy: dstrukt showreel

Ian about Project Indiana

Ian Murdock, the man behind Project Indiana writes about the target of his project: So, the next time you read about how Project Indiana aims to make Solaris more “Linux-like”,...

smbfs

At last: the first alpha version of smbfs was dropped to opensolaris.org. With smbfs you can mount shares from CIFS fileservers (Windows/Samba).

End of RAID-5?

Robin Harris of StorageMojo verbalized an interesting theory regarding an imminent inpractiability of RAID5 within 2 years: The arithmetic goes like this. Take a 7 drive RAID 5 stripe. Each...

Serverwatch about "open" AIX

Serverwatch comments the “open” AIX marketing stunt: It sounds to me like IBM wanted to get the "OSS Bump," where anything associated with the term open source gets more notice...

Filesystems as a differentiator

In the recent years, many people thought of filesytems as a commodity. No further development needed. But that wasn´t true. Filesytems still matters and many issues had to be addressed....

Berlioz

Ja … ich weiss, es ist verrückt, aber ich habe mir gerade Karten für ein Konzert am 4. November bestellt. Okay, an sich ist das noch nicht wildes. Aber dieses...

Databases and ZFS

Eric Kustarz benchmarks some recent changes to the vdev cache behaviour of ZFS regarding databases. Interesting read.

XEN for Solaris

There is a new code drop for XEN on Solaris based on the SXCE-Build 66. You can download it here. A list of new stuff in this code drop is...

Finding memory leak

Good introduction into memory leak debugging with libumem in Solaris.