Sun Storage 7000 for providers

The Canadian provider iWeb writes in his blog: iWeb just acquired the Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System to fulfill its needs in large volume storage. To be specific, it...

Rock is alive

I tend to say it on a regular schedule in this blog, i say it to my colleagues and everybody who ask me: “Rock is alive and is doing well”....

Security Alert for a vulnerability in Solaris 10 IPv6

Sun issued an Security Altert for Solaris 10: A Security Vulnerability in Solaris IPv6 Implementation (ip6(7p)) May Cause a System Panic: An insufficient validation security vulnerability in the Solaris IPv6...

Katalysatoren raus?

Wohl nicht … aber es klingt schon widersinnig, was wie sich das Gesetz zur neuen KFZ-Steuer liest. Denn die Abgasnorm wird demgemäss steuerlich nicht mehr berücksichtigt. Momentan werden Autos mit...

Offline Google Mail via Google Gears

Techcrunch reports about the availability of an offline version of Google Mail. Nice … really … but what happened to IMAP and the IMAP client of personal choice? I thought,...

links for 2009-01-28

Psychologie des Erfolgs: Think negative! - Arbeitswelt - Beruf und Chance - FAZjob.NET (tags: career) Translating gcc/g++/gfortran Options to Sun Studio Compiler Options (tags: sun programming tips compiler) McNealy: Hire...

Q2 FY 2009

The results for the last quarter were published yesterday. It isn´t nice, but better than everyone expected. And under the current economic circumstances this i think of it as a...

The missing application

At last … all the unsolved Rubik cubes out there have a chance to get back in their solved state: </param></param></embed> Mom, Dad … i need my cube next time...

Virtual Desktops ... lots of virtual desktops

What could you do with a Sun Fire X4600M2 … well many things, but a nice usage would be the consolidation of 160 XP desktops on one single system as...

Sun Cluster 3.2 01/09

Sun announced the availability of Sun Cluster 3.2 1/09. Several interesting features found their way into this release: Cluster Configuration Checker Data Service for Informix Exclusive-IP Zones Support Global-Devices Namespace...

2 TB hard disks

A while ago, i´ve published a draft to a presentation regarding the end of RAID5. This was largely based on an article published by Robin Harris about the problematic nature...

links for 2009-01-27

A louder voice for the fault manager - Edicts from CLUSTRON (tags: solaris FMA monitoring snmp) Coffee Linked to Lower Dementia Risk - NYTimes.com (tags: research health dementia coffee brain...

PCPro reviews Sun Storage 7110

The PC Pro UK did a review of the Sun Storage 7110 and was really pleased by the system - Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System: The 7110 delivers a...

Rails

links for 2009-01-26

Gegen die neuen Konservativen | Spreeblick (tags: politics)

Matt Asay got it ....

Matt Asay got the rational behind Suns Open Storage move. He writes about it in “Sun’s Open Storage play: Do unto others…”. OpenStorage was introduced to do to the storage...

About Sun, Redhat and a wacky stock market

Friday was strange day. It was the first time, RedHat had a higher market capitalization than Sun (albeit just for a short time). At that day several newsoutlets reported about...

links for 2009-01-24

TP: Großbritannien: "It's finished!" (tags: uk economy currency recession) Cocoa Samurai: Announcing the DTrace TextMate Bundle Beta 1 (Updated) (tags: macosx DTrace) Cocoa Samurai: Coming Soon... DTrace Bundle for TextMate...

Cool DTrace hack

The destructive mode of DTrace is a really interesting way to do cool things - for example triggering a ZFS snapshot whenever you an application uses the rm. Brian Nitz...

Correction to "Massive - literally"

I´ve corrected the article “Massive - literally”. The 1300 laid-off people were the global count, not the number of India. I was so shell shocked about the 1,5 million, that...