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Solaris auf einem Root-Server

André describes, how to install Solaris on a remote dedicated server via VMware.

links for 2006-07-19

WriteRoom | Hog Bay Software (tags: software mac osx writing editor freeware text) Solaris Things How to make a damn small solaris (tags: ZFS Solaris boot minimization)

Träume

Irgendwie mag ich dieses warme Wetter nicht. Es kocht einem die letzte Motivation aus den Gehirnwindungen und setzt dafür eine grosse Zahl libidoanregender Hormone frei. Beides nervt mich gerade total....

Do-it-yourself X4500 ?

I hate the big discussion forums at IT news sites. They are full of trolls. My favourite trollishness at the moment is the comment “The X4500 is fucking expensive. I...

links for 2006-07-18

Miles & More Mileage Calculator (tags: Miles&More Lufthansa Travel)

10 reasons to reformat your hard drive and an eleventh one.

Tech Recipes gives you 10 reasons to use ZFS I will give you an eleventh one: Snapshots. Okay, you might think “I don´t need something like that at home”. But...

Sidenote: UltraSPARC T1 and SPECweb2005

I looked for a project into the SPEC website today and saw that the T2000 still leads the SPECweb2005 benchmark by roughly 4000 points. And this benchmark was made on...

Free as in speech ... not as in beer.

A very interesting objection from Paul Murphy : If Linux is free - why is it so expensive. Interestingly whenever i ask someone “Why do you not use Solaris?” i...

Sun ahead of curve

Enterprise Networking reports about our new server offerings and headlines: Trio of Servers Put Sun “Ahead of the Curve.” "None of these products are commodity offerings, they're top-of-class offerings. Sun...

Gewitter

Not only me-too!

news.com reported on 10th of july about the then upcoming x86 launch: "Each one of them has flash," Eunice said. "In each one of the segments they targeted, they did...

Niagara II boots ...

ZDnet reports in Sun boots server with Niagara II chip: The Niagara II system booted on May 26, spokesman Alex Plant said, about three months ahead of the late August...

Alchemists versus Datasheet Mashuper

Tim Bray made some really interesting statements regarding the usage of databases at his website. And Dan asks what´s wrong with the standards used in unix for years and what´s...

links for 2006-07-17

Screencasting: Screen Capture Software Review & Tricks » Digital Inspiration (tags: Screencasting) RabbIT web proxy (tags: proxy java web cache tools software performance http)

"OpenSolaris on XEN"-HowTo-Guide

Chris posts a tutorial for bringing up OpenSolaris under control of XEN: An idiots guide to XEN

Size matters.

news.com posted an article about our new blade serversSun defends big blade server: ‘Size matters’. I tend to view the world like Andy: "It's not that our blade is too...

ZFS

ZFS has several concepts, which are new to unix admin. Thus there is a ZFS Learning Center. One of ZFS lead developers explains all the details. A must read/view for...

links for 2006-07-16

Tinfoil Hat Linux A linux for ultra paranoid users. (tags: linux security distro software pgp tools privacy) Ziproxy homepage proxy with compression (tags: proxy unix software linux compress www http)...

Kosmologie anschaulich anhand von Thomas Mann

Professor Dr. Harald Lesch ist wahrscheinlich nur wenigen bekannt. Naemlich jenen, die sich alpha centauri auf BR regelmaessig gucken. Auf jeden Fall vermag Herr Lesch die Zusammenhänge der Welt unheimlich...