A380-900

They don´t have their own A380 aircrafts but after Air France/KLM there is a second airline interested in a even bigger A380 as Mr. Gallois disclosed in a newspaper interview....

links for 2008-08-28

101 Atheist Quotes - The Atheist Blogger (tags: religion interesting humour science theology skeptic) TSA: Traveling with Film (tags: travel security photography film)

New multifabric NEM for Sun Blade 6000

You may have noticed, that the Sun Blade Servers don´t have Ethernet or FC on board. They just have 4 PCI-E connections to the outside world (2 to the NEM...

MAID, ZFS and some further thoughts ...

I had an interesting discussion with a blog reader and customer via icq (oh wonderful new world of business). It started with a question about the J4500 and it ended...

Fangorn found a new home

There is a new resident in my home office. I´m jumpstarting fangorn at the moment. fangorn is a Sun Ultra 60 workstation (dual-proc UltraSPARC II system with 450 MHz on...

Fujitsu develops SPARC64 processor with 8 cores

Sun and Fujitsu have started to deliver systems with the 4 core SPARC64 VII. But Fujitsu already talked about the next generation at the HotChips conference: An 8 core processor...

More news about the Spanair crash

Relatively short after the crash there were rumours about deployed thrust reversers at one of the engines of the Spanair aircraft and shortly after this you were able to find...

Some new fragments for the Kerberos Tutorial

I´ve uploaded another early pdf of the tutorial. I´ve added some text and the first to figures. Kerberos is just one of the topics where you should explain only the...

Privates Datawarehouse

Kris zeigt in Mein privates Datawarehouse - Sparen mit MySQL wie man mit der CSV-Export-Funktion des Sparkassen-Homebankings, Mysql und einigen Gedanken sich ein eigenes Data Warehouse bauen kann, um die...

Gute Frage ...

Reichen 4 GB fuer eine Seele? Hängt vielleicht von den darin befindlichen Abgründen ab. Und wie gut lässt sich eine Seele komprimieren? Und wie oft muesste man Diffs sichern?

links for 2008-08-26

Worktimer / gersh.no - Gerhard Slettens blog (tags: tools tool osx macosx freeware development productivity)

Dell offers Solaris in web-shop

In the Webshop of Dell you can choose Solaris x86 as an option. This is an example from the Dell PowerEdge R905: But it costs $231 more than the subscription...

iSCSI boot for Solaris approved

The ARC has approved the PSARC/2008/427 iSCSI Boot case. This project is to enable Solaris to boot off iSCSI luns via regular network adapters. Different approaches, iBFT/OBP, are adopted to...

Is here the NY downtown apartment of Mr. and Mrs. Beast?

Hello, my name is Joerg and i´m an introvert!

Jonathan Rauch writes in Caring for Your Introvert: Do you know someone who needs hours alone every day? Who loves quiet conversations about feelings or ideas, and can give a...

Herzlichen Glückwunsch!

An dieser Stelle möchte ich meine Glückwünsche an meine Schwester Solveig und meinen Bruder Jens richten. Solveig hat heute ihren Bachelor in Frühpädagogik mit hervorragender Benotung geschaft. Jens hat am...

Insights to Nehalem

Hothardware.com reports about some internals of Intels upcoming Nehalem architecture. Sounds interesting but i´m sure this turbo mode stuff will lead to many single thread performance benchmarks without practical meaning....

Poor mans Fault Tolerance

I should cook tea the whole day. I had an idea what we could do with all this threads in a 4 socket Victoria Falls system while waiting for the...

links for 2008-08-25

IT-Unternehmen: Erfolgreich mit Autisten - Wirtschaft - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten (tags: autismus asperger)

Solaris 7: 1998-2008

On August 15th the support for Solaris 7 has ceased (besides of special agreements) . This is 10 years after the intoduction of Solaris 7 in 1998.