mysql on ZFS

John David Duncan of Mysql wrote an article about mysql on ZFS. His conclusion: ZFS introduces remarkable ease and flexibility of administration, without any real cost in performance. At its...

NTAP vs. Sun - the second lawsuit

Sun filed in reaction to the NTAP allegations a second lawsuit. Mike Dillon, our general counsel, writes in his blog: Today, we filed a second complaint against NetApp for infringement...

Techworld - Sun and NetApp: It´s war

Chris Mellor writes about the NTAP/Sun lawsuits and thinks, that NTAP can´t win from a business perspective: What someone needs to do, perhaps, is to look Dan Warmenhoven in the...

Presentation

Hmmm … presentation in Lessig style without a remote control is a little bit problematic. Going to the keyboard every few seconds ruins the effect a little bit …

links for 2007-10-29

Apreche.net - Linux Doesnt Lack Drivers, it Lacks Complete Drivers (tags: drivers linux hardware)

10.5

Nach einem Wochende Präsentationsbasteln auf meinem Mac Mini: 10.5 Leopard erscheint stabil, es macht spass damit zu arbeiten, und ZFS funktioniert auch read/write (wenn mann weiss, wie es es geht)...

Ashlee Vance about the Sun/NTAP dispute

Ashlee did a nice analysis about the ongoing dispute in the blogs of Jonathan and Dave Hitz: Given that the blogging back-and-forth adds no muscle to the actual dispute between...

Selbstlösende Probleme

Eine Klasse von Problemen loest sich doch von alleine, beziehungsweise durch hängen oder liegen lassen: Ich brauche meine Uhr im Flur nicht mehr auf Sommerzeit umstellen.

Keine Lust mehr ...

So … keine Lust mehr … bis auf Kleckerkram ist meine Präsentation für Montag jetzt fertig … der Rest muss bis morgen warten …

links for 2007-10-27

RestWiki: What Is REST (tags: rest programming api webservices web architecture) webservices.xml.com: What Is Service-Oriented Architecture (tags: soa webservices rest architecture programming) webservices.xml.com: REST and the Real World (tags: webservices...

In-kernel CIFS

Yesterday was an important day for Opensolaris. Something found it´s way in the kernel, i already knew but wasn´t allowed to talk about (at least not without a NDA saying...

Pagerank

Google straft Linkhändler ab und setzt dabei viele sehr bekannte Seiten weit herunter: Zeit von 8 auf 4, Chip.de von 7 auf 4, Brigitte.de von 6 auf 4, Geo.de (von...

Zivilcourage

Mögen doch mehr Hotelmanager auf Buchung von NPD-Mitgliedern so reagieren: Da Sie in unserem Hause nicht willkommen sind und ich es auch meinen Mitarbeitern nicht zumuten kann, Sie zu begrüssen...

links for 2007-10-26

RWTH Center for Computing and Commmunication - UltraSPARC T2 (tags: T2 UltraSPARC Niagara2) Sun countersues NetApp over ZFS (tags: ZFS Sun NTAP) OSNews.com: ZFS puts Net App Viability at risk?...

Deactivation of the Twitter integration

I deactivated the twitter integration into the header today. I found the Twitter header quite useful for reporting from the CEC2007 and i will use this method to report from...

Theo de Raadt about virtualisation

I wrote some month ago, that the increase in security in virtualized environments is more a feeled increased than a real one, as it would be foolish to assume that...

Groklaw about NTAP vs Sun

Grooklaw summarizes an observation in The NetApp-Sun Patent Litigation Is On: Anyone Know of Any Prior Art? I also feel that when a company open sources its own code, the...

The response to Network Appliance

Today we filed our response to the allegations made by Network Appliance: You can find an explanation of Suns reaction in the blog of our general counsel, Mike Dillon, as...

Infoworld about ZFS

A glowing plea for ZFS in Tom Yagers “Sun’s ZFS is close to perfect, but widely misunderstood”: Explaining ZFS in one article is difficult only because it is so capable....

Web 2.0 p... contest

Waves of adoption are a really interesting thing. Especially in regard of Web 2.0 services. From time to time such a wave goes through an organisation and many people register...