Adding datasets to running zones
Adding a dataset in Solaris 11.4 now works without rebooting the zone. This blog entry explains how you can use this new feature.
A brief history of the admins time
Finding out which privileged commands you used on your system.
You don't always see what you want (... and how you configure it in Solaris)
Sometimes you want to protect your data even from the people with the login for the user id the application is using. This blog entry shows you how.
18.104.22.168, the number of the SRU
A much simpler way to check for the installed SRU.
This blog entry shows how you can demonstrate file and process labels together with sandboxes in one go.
Periodic scrubs of ZFS filesystems
Periodic scrubs are a proven best practice for ZFS filesystems. Oracle Solaris 11.4 made it much easier to set them up.
Memory Reservation Pools in Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU1
Memory reservation pools improve how memory is provided to Kernel Zones. This blog entry explains why you need it and how you use it!
Latency distribution with iostat
Latency information about your disk are much more accessible in 11.4. This blog entry shows how you access this information.
Database performance overview for Solaris 11.4 SRU6
How Solaris 11.4 SRU6 gives you an high-level overview of system-related database performance.
Remote security assessments in Solaris 11.4 beta
With the newest version of Solaris you are now able to do remote compliance checks, even on groups of systems.
fmadm ist not always the first point to look for errors. A new PAM module gives you a hint that a look into the FMA may be warranted.
RADIUS authentication in Oracle Solaris 11.4 Beta
How to configure RADIUS authentication in Oracle Solaris 11.4 Beta.
Dumping kstat into InfluxDB
When tasked to analyse the behaviour of a system, it's useful to have historical data. This entry shows a way to dump such data into a central db.
The Z Garbage Collector
Interesting information about the future of garbage collectors in the JVM.
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