Less known Solaris features - Persistant routes

When you work with the interesting features of Solaris, you forget about the small features in commands you use day by day. In my my IPMP tutorial i used an...

iPad

I really like to give presentations. Thus i’m looking at new devices from the perspective “Do they make my life easier in regard of giving presentations?”. And somehow i believe...

New version of the "Less known Solaris features" ebook

I’ve just uploaded a new version of the “Less known Solaris features” ebook. As the IPMP tutorial is a part of the new document the page count reaches 379 now....

Schwarzgelbe Koalition wegen Marktbeherrschung zerschlagen

Vielleicht haette das Kartellamt die schwarz-gelbe Koalition verbieten sollen. Die beiden groessten für Klientelpolitische Dienstleistungen haben nun auch den Atomkonsens gekippt. Es böte sich an, die schwarzgelbe Koalition wegen der...

Mag mal jemand die FDP zerschlagen

… die Marktmacht der FDP im Bereich der klientelpolitischen Arbeit ist einfach zu gross. Eine der Dinge, die noch verhältnismässig gut in Deutschlang funktionieren, ist die Post. War ja klar,...

Less known Solaris features: IP Multipathing

It isn’t really a less known feature for many experienced Solaris admins. On production system they already use IPMP. But many people new to Solaris aren’t aware of the existence...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 11): Conclusion

The nice thing about IPMP is: It’s simply there. You can use it. When you have more than one interface in your system and you care about the availability of...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 10): Tips, Tricks and other comments

At the end of this tutorial i want to talk about some tricks, tips and comments in regard of new and classic IPMP. Reducing the address sprawl of probe based...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 9): Classic and new IPMP compared

We’ve configured both mechanisms now. Let’s summarize what we have seen so far. When you use the new IPMP the data address is bound to its own interface. Whatever happens...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 8): Classic IPMP

IPMP itself is a really old feature. It’s in Solaris for several versions now. Just the implementation I’ve described before is a new one. But in Solaris 10 you don’t...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 7): New IPMP and link aggregation

As I wrote before there is another way to protect your system against the failure of a network connection - Link Aggregation. As i’ve explained before, there are failure modes...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 6): New IPMP

When you want to try new IPMP, you need a fairly recent build of OpenSolaris. New IPMP was integrated into Build 107 for the first time. At first: If you...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 5): Prerequisites

At first you need a testbed. In this tutorial I will use a system with three interfaces. Two of them are Intel networking cards. They are named e1000g0 and e1000g0....

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 4): Foundations 3

IPMP vs. Link aggregation Link aggregation is available on many switches for quite a while now. With link aggregation it is possible to bundle a number of interfaces into a...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 3): Foundations 2

As I wrote before, there are two methods of failure detection. Link based failure detection and probe based failure detection. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Methods of failure detection Link...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 2): Foundations 1

The fundamental concepts of both implementations are pretty much the same, thus I will start with a short introduction into the nomenclature of IPMP. I scarified some precision to make...

Less known Solaris features - IP Multipathing (Part 1): Introduction

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Yet another draft

I’ve uploaded yet another draft of my IPMP tutoral: This version contains a transient SMF service to configure the target systems and many other changes.

links for 2010-01-18

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Talk at the seventh Hadoop Get Together in Berlin

This was my talk at the third Hadoop Get Together in Berlin last December. Before you listen at it - i know that my English is horrible … so i...