OEM aggreement between Sun and VMware

VMware again. Sun and VMware announced an OEM agreement: Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) and VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced an OEM agreement to expand their virtualization offerings. Starting today,...

VMware exploit

My considerations about the security of virtual machines seem to be correct. The Register writes about a VMware Workstation exploit in VMware vuln exposes the perils of virtualization: The exploit...

RE:Trace

On the foundations of Dtrace the security specialists Tiller Beauchamp and David Weston created a tool for finding vulnerabilties in your code (or writting exploits, depends on your objectives). It...

Hoerempfehlung: The Secret Meeting - Ultrashiver

Vor einiger Zeit habe ich hier ja mal eine Hoerempfehlung für Vortex von Collide ausgesprochen (Ist das wirklich schon fast drei Jahre her ??). Jetzt haben kaRIN und Statik von...

Elisabeth Möllenkamp: 1914-2008

To my grandmother:it was only one hour ago it was all so different then there's nothing yet has really sunk in looks like it always did this flesh and bone...

links for 2008-02-25

Putting terabytes of memory into servers, the cheap way | CNET News.com (tags: memory)

Less known Solaris Features: Installing packages directly from web

Until i´ve finalized my next larger article, i want to give spotlight to a really small, but really useful feature: One relativly unknown feature of recent versions of pkgadd is...

Wahl in Hamburg

Ich weiss nicht, ob sich die CDU in Hamburg ueber eine moegliche linke Koalition in Hessen beschweren darf. Immerhin hat sich Herr von Beust mit den Stimmen von Herrn Schills...

Presentation: End of RAID5

I often use a thoughtgame when i talk about ZFS: Can we afford to use large harddisks without stronger mechanisms to ensure data validity? The best examples for this problem...

links for 2008-02-22

Tip: Prevent iPhoto from opening when you plug in your iPhone - (37signals) (tags: iPhone Macosx iPhoto) telekinesis - Google Code Controlling your mac via iPhone (tags: mac iphone)

SunSTAR

Someone has nominated me for a SunSTAR interview. You can read it at the website of the GSE Divas (GSE is the Global Systems Engineering, the department at Sun i...

links for 2008-02-21

Big Clusters and Deferred Repair Interesting article about availability of big HPC clusters (tags: HPC availability) The Unix Guardian--IBM Certifies Solaris for Selected X64 Servers (tags: IBM Solaris Sun)

Further "Less known Solaris features"

The articles from the “Less known Solaris features” series were quite sucessful. I writing further articles for this series at the moment. But i think it´s time to ask my...

Sun Blade X8450

We had an announcement out of the “No, our blade isn´t too big, your´s too small”-department today. We´ve announced the X8450 blade today. It´s a really incredible piece of hardware....

Paul Murphy about Transactional Memory

Paul has written an really interesting article about the implications of transctional memory: The most obvious implication here is that Rock and its successors will allow Solaris kernel developers to...

TSMC for 45 nm SPARC

Do you remember my article about a presentation held by Rick Hetherington about future directions in SPARC with many confidential informations? One of the most interesting informations was the new...

Pre-release of Crossbow

You can download the pre-release of Crossbow at opensolaris.org. The release notes sound promising.

c0t0d0s0.org at Systemnews

My RBAC/Privileges article made it into the sun.systemnews.com. Really cool! :)

Aha ... oehm ... oha ...

How evil are you? Das mit AOL ist allerdings etwas zu hoch gegriffen … ich würde niemals die Welt mit CDs überschwemmen :)

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