Never underestimate ...

Never underestimate the tendency of the audience and the time you spend with the discussion to discuss NSA stuff when you do a security presentation these days. I made my...

::linkbuf for 10-Sep-2013

Camellia (cipher) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kebe Says: a blog by Dan McD.: I Have No Whistle to Blow, But I Must Scream

Tips for kssl

When you are using kssl (like described in this blog entry) there are some tricks and hints you should be aware of: When you try to configure kssl and you...

::linkbuf for 09-Sep-2013

Re: [Cryptography] Opening Discussion: Speculation on "BULLRUN"

Broken cryptography

There was once a comment stating “If privacy is outlawed, only outlaws will have privacy”. I would change that “If privacy is broken to catch terrorists, only terrorists will have...

Anmeldung für das Oracle Breakfast "Solaris 11.1 Security" am 20.9.2013 in München

Wie schon angekündigt, findet am 20.9.2013 in München das Oracle Business Breakfast “Solaris 11.1 Security” statt. Ihr könnt Euch hier anmelden. Themen werden sein: Wie sperrt man Applikationen in eine...

::linkbuf for 05-Sep-2013

Introduction | Introducing Trinket | Adafruit Learning System

Oracle Breakfast am 10.9. in Hamburg

Auf der Anmeldeseite für das Oracle Business Breakfast am 10.9 gab es einen Fehler. Im Überblickstext für das Hamburger Event war für einige Tage “Potsdam” zu lesen. Das war auf...

Actually it's a n-way mirror

Just as an reminder - many people think of the ZFS mirroring as two or three disk configurations. But actually it’s a n-way mirroring: You could use two disks: root@template:/testdev#...

Less^H^H^H^HUnknown features of Solaris 11: Virtual Consoles

A customer looked at me really puzzled when doing this.When we were working at setting up a system at the console, i needed more than one command line. Customer: "On...

Register about M6 and Bixby

Surprisingly positive article about the SPARC M6 and Bixby presentations at Hotchips25: Oracle revs up Sparc M6 chip for seriously big iron

Anmeldung für das Oracle Breakfast "Solaris 11.1 Security" in Düsseldorf

Auch für Düsseldorf steht nun der Anmeldelink für das Oracle Breakfast zum Thema “Solaris 11.1 Security” bereit: Ihr könnt euch unter diesem Link für das Event anmelden. Die Themen sind...

PCworld about SPARC M6 presentation at Hotchips 25

PCworld has an article about the presentation of the SPARC M6 at Hotchips25: “Oracle software will run faster with new SPARC M6 chip”. Related to that: The same magazine has...

Anmeldungen für Oracle Business Breakfasts "Solaris 11.1 Security"

Die Anmeldelinks für die Business Breakfasts in Hamburg und Berlin sind nunmehr verfügbar. Für das Event in Hamburg am 10.9.2013 könnt ihr euch anmelden. Für Berlin am 13.9.2013 ist die...

SPARC presentations at Hotchips 25

I think we will see some news in the usual news outlets about upcoming SPARC silicon soon. The agenda of the currently running Hotchips 25 conference has three presentations related...

Javapocalypse

Less known Solaris 11.1 features: A user in 1024 groups and a workaround for a 25 year old problem

For a long time the maximum number of groups a user could belong to was 16, albeit there was a way to get 32. In Solaris 11 and recent versions...

T-class power management

Interesting (recently updated) whitepaper about using power management on T-class servers:“How to Save Power on SPARC T5 and SPARC M5 Servers”.

Oracle VM for SPARC 3.1

Oracle VM for SPARC 3.1 has been announced. You will find the documentation here. There is a multitude of new features in this release. Honglin Su writes about the news...

Less known Solaris 11.1 features: rsyslog

Solaris 11.1 has now the rsyslog on board, an extended variant of the normal syslog. However the ORACLE SOLARIS 11.1—WHAT’S NEW is mistakable in this regard. Indeed the normal syslog...