New iSCSI in the S7000 series

Roch Bourbonnais published an article about the new iSCSI framework in the S7000 series. Earlier versions of the S7000 firmware used the userland iSCSI daemon that was used in Solaris...

5. HHOSUG Treffen

Das fünfte HHOSUG-Meeting findet heute Abend statt. Wie beim letzten Mal um 19 Uhr und wie immer in der Sun Geschäftsstelle am Nagelsweg. Themen heute: Einleitung (Jörg Möllenkamp) Was gibt...

Caffeine overdosage

Yet another coffee for local:

links for 2009-09-17

YouTube - Police stops bicyclist WTF?

Reverse Darwinism

An interesting article about Sun: Sun Microsystems Autopsy: Death by Reverse Darwinism. His statement at the end is a really good one: Think of who the winners are in this...

Autotagger

Yet another script from the bad-hack-department. I wrote this script to add tags to my articles based on the text in the body of the article. So all articles containing...

The internals of Shadow Migration

In the article about the new software version for the S7000 series i mentioned a feature called Shadow Migration. Eric Schrock wrote an interesting article about the inner workings of...

New software for the Sun Storage 7000 series

There is a new version of the software for the Sun Storage 7000 series. You can download it at the usual location. This software version provides a lot of new...

Wahlplakate ...

Ich habe heute Homeoffice gemacht und bin dann vormittags durch einen naheliegenden Park zu meinem präferierten Brötchendealer gegangen, um a) einen anständigen Kaffee und b) einen klaren Kopf zu bekommen....

Reuters about the Exabyte V2 announcement

I’ve read so many comments, tweets, articles about the thing that Oracle published this ad about SPARC and Solaris and then annouce the Exabyte V2 appliance based on Linux and...

Diseases in the IT business: Announcementio praecox

announcementio praecox, the: A new product gets public before it’s offical announcement. The genesis of this phenomenon is related to the premature publication of documentation, hints in the source code...

Event Announcement: Virtualise with confidence Tour

Ich habe gerade eine Mail von einem Kollegen über eine Reihe von Events bekommen, die im Laufe der nächsten Wochen stattfinden wird. Ich habe kurz in die Agenda geguckt, und...

Flash in the Oracle Exadata V2

There is an interesting piece in the hardware description as mentioned on the FAQ page of the Exdata system: 2 quad-core Intel Xeon E5540 (2.53GHz) processors 24GB memory 4X96 GB...

The Oracle/Sun announcement of Exadata Version 2

Sometimes i just look at the comments, article and opinion pieces out there in the internet and asking myself, what happened to logic, what happened to systemic thinking, what happened...

Blue to the bones

I write my opinion about the new Exadata machine a little bit later, but i found another interestin thing about TheRegisters Timothy Prickett Morgan while scanning news about the Exadata...

The impact of virtualisation

My colleague Jan searched a little bit in the large heap of benchmarking certifications of SAP and found something really interesting. The benchmarks certified in document number 2009034 (Sun Fire...

Virtualbox 3.0.6

A new version of Virtualbox is available at the usual location at virtualbox.org. The same website provides a longer change log document about the fixes in this version.

Upcoming joint announcement of Sun and Oracle

There is an interesting invitation for an upcoming announcement at the Sun home page: You're invited to see the World's first OLTP Database Machine with FlashFire technology This event will...

links for 2009-09-13

Demonstration gegen Überwachung: Video zeigt Polizei-Attacke - taz.de "Zehntausende Menschen protestieren in Berlin weitgehend friedlich gegen Überwachungsmaßnahmen. Das Video eines Bloggers zeigt allerdings eine brutale Polizeiattacke"

RBridges integrated to Opensolaris Build 124

RBridges? WTF? Did you ever hear of TRILL? The Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links? Perhaps you’ve heard of the protocol that the TRILL WG at the IETF hopes to...