Solaris as a storage OS

Otmar Meier of otmanix.de wrote a nice summary of all the features in Solaris making it a good choice for storage systems: Solaris als Storageserver. Sorry, it´s in german, but...

What people think about necrophiliacs?

(found via graphjam. Thanks to Chris for the tip)

An Google Ad too far on Facebook

I can´t remember, that i allowed Facebook to advertise on Google Search pages with my name. When i search for “Jörg Möllenkamp”, this Google Ad appeared: I´ve tried the same...

Jupiter

Official informations about UltraSPARC VII aka Jupiter is a little bit sparse at the moment, but a look at Opensolaris and opensolaris.org yields some interesting informations. Bob Hueston collected the...

links for 2008-04-21

Gerhards' Weblog: Amazing easy - Solaris 10 as iSCSI target (tags: iSCSI Solaris)

Mysql and Sun

I planed to write an article about this “Sun will close the source of Mysql” nonsense. Alec Muffet summarizes the real story of this Enterprise/Community Edition discussion on his blog...

links for 2008-04-20

BigAdmin Feature Article: Sun Java System Directory Server 6.0 as an LDAP Naming Service: Part 1 -- Installation and Configuration (tags: ldap solaris sysadmin tutorial sun howto directory) Bringing identity...

Kampnagel

Nicht nur eine Theather- und Zappelbude:

The future of mysql (The Project)

Michael Widenius gave an interesting presentation on the MySQL Users Conference:The future of MySQL. He talks about the shortcomings of mysql and their solution. A really interesting read. PS: I...

About frogs, storks and Linux - or: The nature of pseudo correlations

This is really interesting. I´ve talked about this effect at my presentation on Friday. There is an effect in statistics called pseudo correlation. You have an pseudo correllation, when you...

links for 2008-04-19

YouTube - ZFS-Man (tags: ZFS fun) Mac and Solaris: Fix the "xterm-color" issue (tags: Mac Solaris) IBM Ponders Future of System x (tags: IBM xSeries) Murphys Law (tags: article)

Successful advertisment

I have to keep this “New Soul” from Yael Naim from my ears. When i hear this music, i have the strong urge to search my credit card and to...

c0t0d0s0@Heldenfunk

Ich habe ja eigentlich schon so jede Schandtat in Bezug auf Bloggen, Twittern (und was es da noch so an neumodischen Diensten gibt ) ausprobiert. Nur gepodcasted habe ich noch...

Hardware review: Ultimate Ears super.fi 4vi

I wrote some days ago in Twitter, that i purchased some Ultimate Ears super.fi 4vi as my old original iPhone phones. This was a little bit tricky, as i wanted...

No data was harmed in this movie ....

… but two hard disks had a really bad day. A demonstration of the capabilities of ZFS: </param></param></embed>

Two interesting presentations.

I found two really interesting interesting presentation. At first Brent Paulson wrote an really interesting presentation about practical Opensolaris Security. It´s a good overview about the possibilities of Solaris to...

Less known Solaris Feature: Solaris Security Toolkit

When you want to place a system into a network, it´s a good practice to harden the system. Hardening is the configuration of a system to minimize the attack vectors...

About the UltraSPARC T2plus memory controller discussion

This is really interesting in regard of the discussion about the reduced amount of memory controller in the UltraSPARC T2: Stream Benchmark Results on Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server. On...

Opensolaris 2008.05

Another important Solaris release isn´t that far in the future: Sun plans to release the first version of the Opensolaris distribution named Opensolaris 2008.05 in May. Jyothi Srinath linked in...

Out now: Solaris 10 5/08 aka Update 5

Solaris 10 Update 5 aka 5/08 went live: You can download at the usual place. You will find a short overview of the new features in earlier blog entry: What’s...