Playing around with Opensolaris 2008.05 Release Candidates

Today, i upgraded my workstations at home to Opensolaris 2008.05 as the primary operating system. Went smoothly. When you don´t have to keep the Nvidia drivers out of your code...

Spring 3

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links for 2008-04-29

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easySMF

You need a manifest for Service Management Facility. It´s simple service, so no complex property configurations or multiple instances. Then easySMF may a helpful tool for you. EasySMF is a...

Spring 2

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ZFS at digitar

In “Democratizing Storage” Jason writes about his opintion of ZFS and the usage of ZFS at his employer digitar. It´s really positive. You can summarize the article at best with...

Less Known Solaris features: lockfs

Okay, quite often the configuration of a feature or application mandates that the data on the disk doesn´t change while you activate it. Okay, an easy way would be simply...

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links for 2008-04-27

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Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS

Okay, the next installment of the “Less known Solaris Features” series is online. This time i will discuss the feature Point in time copies with AVS. As i have to...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 11: Conclusion

I hope i gave you some insight into this really interesting feature of Solaris and Opensolaris. There are vast posibilities to use it in your daily use. It´s not limited...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 10: Administration

Okay, there are several administrative procedures with the point-in-time copy functionality. I will describe only the most important ones, as i don´t want to substitute the manal with this tutorial....

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 9: Disaster recovery

The process of syncing master and shadow is bidirectional. You can´t not only update the shadow from the master, you can update the master from the shadow as well. This...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 8: Working with point-in-time copies

We´ve created the point-in-time-copy in the last part of the tutorial, but this is only one half of the story. In this part, we will use the this feature for...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 7: Starting a point-in-time copy

Okay, before using the merits of point-in-time copies, we have to configure such copies. The configuration of this copies is done with the with the iiadm command. In this part...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 6: Preparation of the test environment

After all this theory, i will go into more practical stuff. In the follwing parts of this tutorial i will give you an introcution to point-in-time copies with AVS. But...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 5: Compact dependent copy

The compact dependent copy is similar to the normal dependent copy. But this dog knows an addtional trick: The shadow and the master doesn´t have to be at the same...

Less known Solaris Features: Point-in-time copy with AVS - Part 4: Dependent copy

The mechanism of dependent copies was introduce to get rid of this initial sync, as there are circumstances where this initial copy would pose to much load to the system....