3737 days of uptime

In the recent day, a video about a Solaris 9 machine up and running for 3737 days made news in blogs or at Slashdot. I know the machine must have...

I've got a Fever

When you are interested in feed readers and didn’t lived under a stone the in the last few days, you may have read that the Google Reader will go out...

Comments

Damned, i forgot to deactivate the deactivation of comments after going back to the internal comment system after some people reported to me that their corporate firewalls blocked the Disqus...

Performance

Brendan Gregg has written an interesting piece about finding performance problems: “The USE method addresses shortcomings in other commonly used methodologies”. It’s a good paper, however … well let’s say,...

Oracle Breakfasts im Februar

This is an announcement for three events in Germany. So the further article will be written in german. In den nächsten Wochen finden drei Events der “Oracle Business Breakfast Serie”...

Out now: Solaris 10 1/13 aka Update 11

Oracle just published the eleventh update of Solaris 10. You will find all the changes in the “What’s new” document and you can download this release at the usual location....

Yesterday

Yesterday. Starring out of the aircraft window. Solved problem behind me. Listening to a great piece of music. Thought machine on full throttle to find answers on questions opened by...

Forresters Richard Fichera on SPARC

Interesting read: “Oracle Delivers On SPARC Promises”: In a nutshell, SPARC/Solaris customers are looking at a predictable long-term future of improved and very competitive performance and price-performance scaling for Oracle...

Upgrade Java now ...

In case you are having Java 7 below update 11 for your webbrowser , please upgrade it now. Now as in : Due to the severity of these vulnerabilities, the...

Disqus

I just deactivated Disqus for comments. While Disqus has really a lot of nice features, it doesn’t matter at all when my main audience can’t comment because disqus is filtered...

Happy holidays!

Wish you all some nice and quiet days with your family,loved ones and friends to stop the hamster wheel of life for a few days and to recharge your batteries....

The mystery of the disappearing default routes

I was last week at a customer that had a strange problem: While installing the system the default route was disappearing. Those default routes are stored at the same place...

How to get Solaris 11 VNICs in a Virtualbox VM to work - kind of ...

Normally you can’t use a Solaris 11 VNIC on a virtualised interface in Virtualbox. It simply doesn’t work. “Virtualized on virtualized” doesn’t work well and as far as i understand...

Disqus

So, i just switched to Disqus for comments … older articles will keep the old mechanism, newer articles (later 1st of November,2012) have a comment mechanism based on Disqus. Comments...

No comments

I’m in the process changing the comment functionality significantly. So no comments at moment. So far i switched them to moderated as fast as they get in, but as this...

SPARC at 25: Past, Present and Future

Panel Discussion with Sun Microsystems co-founders Bill Joy and Andy Bechtolsheim, Professor David Patterson, SPARC Team members Anant Agrawal and Bernard Lacroute, with Rick Hetherington of Oracle. Moderated by David...

Oh my god, it's full of threads ... and out of memory

This is for the people with the really large systems (however thread wise a T4-2 or T4-1 can be really large systems). Imagine you have dozens to hundreds of zones....

"Zones on shared storage"- walkthrough

Jeff Victor wrote a nice walk-through for the “Zones on shared storage”-feature. Really interesting read about a really interesting feature.

svcbundle

Some people still use the mechanisms of the SMF to use legacy init.d scripts in order to start up services. Since Solaris 11.1 they have one execuse less to do...

Insights to SPARC T5

Interesting information: SPARC T5 Deep Dive - An interview with Oracle’s Rick Hetherington.