Simpsons

Es gibt mehr als 414 Folgen der Simpsons, doch Pro7 schafft es, immer wieder die selben Folgen zu senden ….

links for 2008-07-24

Universal Automatic Calculator - Wikipedia (tags: history)

Linux, DTrace and the NIH syndrome

I wrote about the the strong “Not invented here” syndrome in the Linux community a year ago in DTrace, systemtap and a brief history of “NIH”. Nothing has changed so...

Oracle and CMT

Oracle and CMT are often a natural choice. Whenever you have many parallel requests and the latency isn´t a key performance indicator, you should give it a try. But sometimes...

Google searches

Strangely i found more and more google searches with my name in the logfiles of my blog and in the referer list of Xing.com in the last few days. Just...

Sun will support *AMP

In the press release issued yesterday was another intereting news: Sun released a new version of it´s Coolstack. It consists out of: The primary components in the Web Stack include...

Presto

The supporting movie in front of Pixar movies is a good tradition. Presto is the one before Wall-E. Absolutly hilarious.

Habituation

What is habituation? When you borrow a portable navigation device from your brother, try to scroll through the menus and twitch through the maps like on your iPhone and think...

Thoughts about a customer visit ...

Yesterday i visted a customer with severe space problems. You think: “Hey, my datacenter is full, too. Not a big deal”. But those folks have really no space for euquipment,...

Sun Java System Web und Proxy Server opensourced

Two further products gone the opensource path. Sun opensourced the Sun Java System Web und Proxy Server. Especially the webserver is interesting. It´s not that known than Apache, but´s nevertheless...

A great usecase for the DTrace IP provider

Ben of cuddletech.com reported about the Dtrace IP provider as well. A commentator challenged him with “There is nothing unpleasant about the wonderfulness that is tcpdump! You’ll need to put...

Rambo

Zumindestens Rambo - First Blood war aus meiner Sicht immer ein sehr unterschaetzer Film. Ich glaube, das liegt auch daran, das man Sylvester Stallone erst nach Copland auch mal zugetraut...

About the effects of L2ARC

Brendan Gregg wrote a good piece about the performance of L2ARC in ZFS L2ARC: The pool_0 disks are still serving some requests (in this output 30 ops/sec) but the bulk...

DTrace IP Provider

At the moment tcpdump, snoop and others are the predominant tool to analyse network traffic and network problems on a host. But with the IP provider Dtrace makes the first...

VMware announces free ESX - or: The gorilla effect?

VMware announced a free version of their ESX server product. Well, this may be an effect of the 500 pound gorillas entering the business. Sun will announce xVM soon, Microsofts...

Project Mayhem

Do you remember the end of Fight Club? The “Project Mayhem” culminates in the explosive demolution of the buildings of banking cooperations. Well, when you look about all this news...

Rumoren

Eine gute Freundin meinte heute nachmittag: “Jörg, wann immer du mal ein paar Tage in deinem Blog nichts schreibst, rumort etwas in dir”. Hmm, ja … mag sein … so...

Not really a weekend

This weekend wasn´t really a weekend. Worked on my part of the answer to a lengthy Request for Proposal … hope that all this effort isn´t futile.

The consequences of the Novell ./. SCO ruling ...

There is some discussion in the media about the consequences of the ruling in the Novell vs. SCO lawsuit. Some media outlets like Inquirer think this may pose a problem....

Geekhumor - heute: Warum 70 werden ?

Eben im Chat: <b>Ich</b>:ach ... die midlife crisis habe ich schon<br /> <b>I.</b>: jetzt schon?<br /> <b>Ich</b>: ich werd doch nur siebzig ...<br /> <b>I.</b>: Nur? Woher willste das denn...