Less known Solaris Features: Resource Management - Part 1: Introduction

Resource Management is an rather old feature in Solaris, albeit it got more mind share since it got a really important part of the Solaris Zones. But this tutorial doesn´t...

Benchmark games - today: The german "Power6 brings the truth to daylight"-campaign

IBM understands the art of nonsensical comparision to perfection. IBM Germany tries to convince the customers, that Sun is extremly expensive. Okay, at first: They use the oldest trick in...

Copycats

I´ve wrote on some occasions in the past that the marketing of IBM is really innovative (vicious voices tend to say, it´s their last core competency). But they seem to...

NSA and Opensolaris

I´ve linked to the Opensolaris project for implementing Flexible Mandatory Access Control a few days ago. Yesterday we´ve made the announcement that a joint effort of Sun(NASDAQ:JAVA) and the NSA...

The day of pi

Body enhancement via Photoshop

You can´t believe a photo. Never. And this is one of the reasons: 33 Awesome Body Enhancement Photoshop Tutorials.

links for 2008-03-13

deputydog | 7 amazing holes Well .. holes ... amazing holes (tags: hole)

TPM about Victoria Falls

TPM used to be be better informed in the past than today: A rather uninformed article about the upcoming Victoria Falls systems, at least regarding the stuff you wasn´t able...

I need $1,440,800 ... fast ...

</embed>Bugatti Veyron at top speedby Flabber Working for motor magazines must be one of those dream jobs … and driving a Bugatti Veyron at Top Speed looks like good compensation...

Vorratsdatenspeicherung auch illegal?

Die Leitsätze des Urteils, das die Kennzeichenscannerei für verfassungwidrig erklaert hat, sind wirklich interessant. Geht man hilfsweise davon aus, das IP-Addressen zusammen mit den Verbindungsdaten die gleiche Funktion wie ein...

Kennzeichenscanning verfassungswidrig

Und wieder musste das Verfassunggericht den Polikern die Grenzen setzen: Karlsruhe kippt Kennzeichenerfassung. Ich frage mich uebrigens immer noch, warum es keinen Aufschrei gab, als der hessische Innenminister von einem...

Alternate universes

Paul Murphy wrote an interesting article in regard of the differences between Windows and Unix admins: So, bottom line, does all this mean truthseeker’s “alternate universes” comment is right? I...

Crossbow has gone beta

The Crossbow Network Virtualization and Resource Control has come out of pre-beta yesterday. You will find the beta version at opensolaris.org besides a list of changes in comparision to the...

Last.fm neighbours

Hmm, should i worry about my music taste due to the fact, that my top5 last.fm neighbours are women? And it doesn´t look much different in the top 50 …...

The MacBook Air and the TSA

Yet another reason, i´m glad that i didn´t purchased a Macbook Air yet. Now it´s up to others to explain the TSA that the MacBook Air isn´t a stylish bomb...

Hoerempfehlung: Massive Attack - Live with me

Eine Hörempfehlung für einzelnes Lied diesmal: Live with me im Stripped Remix. Herzzerreissend. Unheimlich schön, unheimlich traurig … einfach gut. Der Gastsänger ist hier Terry Callier. Der Herr hat uebrigens...

links for 2008-03-10

SmartSleep Interesting tool to control the sleep mode of recent Apple notebooks (tags: Apple MacBook mobile osx) Dropping 22TB of patches on 6,500 PCs in 4 hours: BitTorrent Interesting method...

10 Gigabit Ethernet vs. Infiniband

Interesting editorial at HPCwire about the competition between Infiniband and 10 GbE. I´m not sure about the final results of this compeition. 10 GBe will win the WAN and Campus...

Tuning for mysql on Solaris

Kishore Singh Thakur published with “MySQL InnoDB Performance Tuning for the Solaris 10 OS” an excellent article about tuning mysql and Solaris. A must-read.

A thought about mainframes

While sitting at breakfast with friends, i found the whole business case of modern mainframes: As long the costs for mainframes are lower than the real costs and the assumed...