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...

links for 2007-10-25

Representational State Transfer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: rest webservices web programming architecture http xml reference) REST for the Rest of Us - MindTouch OpenGarden (tags: rest webservices programming...

Patents and lawsuits

I wrote in my articles about the CEC that Jonathan looked really pissed about the patent lawsuit at a certain court in Texas (in my opinion, this says enough about...

Some reactions about the Ultra 24

Yesterday we´ve announced the Ultra 24 Workstation. It´s the first Intel based workstation besides the short-lived attempt twenty years ago. The reactions are really positive: Sun Shines with the Ultra...

1 Minute

Eine verfluchte Minute … eine einzige verfluchte Minute, und ich haette diesen verfluchten ICE erreicht, der mich eine verfluchte Stunde eher nach Hamburg gebracht haette. Jetzt sitze ich in einem...

Sch..., äh ... unschöner Tag

Seit fünf Uhr kann ich nicht mehr schlafen. Ich sitze mittlerweile im Zug. Wolfsburg ist das Ziel. Und ich kann jetzt schon sagen, das ich trotz grosszügiger Zeitbuffer es nicht...

Sun Cluster

In case you don´t want to use Sun x86 servers, there is a good reason to use Solaris on it: Solaris Cluster is supported on HP Proliant DL 385 G2...

Neu in der Blogosphäre: www.imsieke12.de

Es gibt ein neues Blog im Netz: Im Sieke 12. Es ist das Blog eines Kollegen über seinen Hausbau. Warum ich davon hier schreibe: Er hat mit seinem Blog Unterschlupf...

SunCEC2007: Presentations

In case you wasn´t able to attend the CEC 2007: You find the collection of all presentations in the CEpedia at CEC Life (sorry, only for people inside the SunWAN)....

TPM about IBM´s weakness

TPM has written an interesting article about the challenges in front of IBM and it´s pSeries and iSeries systems - System i Sales Drop Again in Q3, IBM Says Little:...

links for 2007-10-23

Wo seid ihr? Ein Artikel in der Zeit ueber einen Zivi der "seine Kinder" nach 15 Jahren nach sucht. (tags: Soziales Gesellschaft) Sun introduces first Intel workstation in two decades...

Skynet 9 - Humans 0

A fully automatic Triple-A goes berzerk and kills 9 soldier in south africa. A robot cannon began wildly and autonomously firing its huge gun in South Africa last Friday, killing...

Opensolaris Build 75

Opensolaris Build 75 was released yesterday. You can download it from the opensolaris.org website. It´s a particular important release, as it´s the first release of Opensolaris with xVM (aka XEN)...

links for 2007-10-22

OpenVPN zur Systemueberwachung (tags: howto vpn) Debugging a xVM kernel (tags: solaris xen xVM)

Mindsets

Interesting article about the different mindsets of AIX and Sun admins. To a part, i can confirm his positions: There is a strong affection of IBM admins to slice servers...

IBM: Signs of weakness?

At a first look it looks like a good Q3 for IBM, but it seems, that my point about IBM is correct: It´s a consulting company with a associated hardware...

SunCEC2007: Fountains of the Bellagio

SunCEC2007: Pictures of the 3rd day of the CEC keynotes

Laith al-Deen

Man mag sich ja fragen, warum ich ausgerechnet ein Faible fuer die Live-Konzerte von Laith al-Deen habe - darum(dafür lohnt es sich dann auch den Rest durchzuhalten ;) ). Noch...