links for 2007-08-05

Chris's Wiki :: blog/solaris/DiskSuiteiSCSIProblem Chris blogs about some Disksuite and iSCSI (tags: iSCSI Disksuite Solaris SVM) Solaris Jedi: First impressions of ZFS "I'm happy to report ZFS was painless and...

Successful grid computing

The most successful usage (from an economic standpoint) of grid computing is ubiquitous, but not obvious. The Guardian writes about it in Why did baddies get grid computing first?: They're...

links for 2007-08-04

Slashdot | Sun to Release 8-Core Niagara 2 Processor (tags: computer niagara slashdot) Sun reports strong Q4 profits, but when will revenue follow? | Tech news blog - CNET News.com...

Frequent Traveller programs

It´s a common misconception that frequent traveller program are for frequent travellers: I´ve flown almost a hundred times the last two years and still no FTL. A good friend, first...

About scheduling

Interesting annotation about the fuss surrounding the CFS in Linux: I find it interesting and slightly sad, given how low level a topic this really is, how much is being...

Jokes about DRS

A colleague of me asked me some months ago “Don´t make jokes about Dresden airport”. Yesterday i had my small point-and-shot camera with me to document the whole point of...

Informationweek about Niagara 2

One of the Infoweek blogs published a really nice article about Sun’s Niagara 2 Processor Is Multicore Computing On Steroids: Still, this Niagara 2 device is a killer piece of...

Zipper

DTrace, systemtap and a brief history of "NIH"

You should read the blog entry of to read the perception of one of the DTrace developers regarding the relationship of DTrace and Systemtap. But i really think the whole...

SunCEC2007: Customer Engineering Conference 2007

The official invitational mail reached me a few days ago: I will travel to the CEC this year again. I wrote it before, this year in Las Vegas … i...

Clouds

links for 2007-08-02

Media Influencer: Conferences are boring by default and design (tags: Conferences) Announcing support for IP Filters on SC3.1U4 (tags: Cluster SC3.1 IPFilter security)

Indiana

Interestingly the first article - aside from Sun publication - which fully understands the concept behind Project Indiana is published by a Linux news portal.

links for 2007-08-01

Automatic start and stop of XEN domains (tags: XEN Solaris) Elite Bastards - AMD's Barcelona architecture - July update (tags: AMD Barcelona quadcore) audiotranskription.de - Zoom H4 Testbericht (tags: audio...

HVV

Wenn man so morgens in die Gesichter der Leute in der S-Bahn guckt, moechte man meinen, sie würden zur Schlachtbank und nicht zur Arbeit fahren. Verbiestert, den Blick verbissen nach...

Teamquest Virtualisation Poll

An interesting outcome of a “Which virtualisation do you use or plan to use?”-poll hold by Teamquest. First place, of course, VMware. This was perfectly explainable. Virtualisation is mostly a...

Manager haben BSE

Göttlich. Ein Bericht im Deutschlandfunk über den Befall weiter Kreise des Managertums mit der Erkrankung BSE und den Folgen.

How DTrace can save your day

Andrew Leventhal and Brendan Gregg gave an interesting presentation how DTrace can help you to find nasty performance problems in your software (and how dtrace helped Twitter to find performance...

Hardware für mysql-Server mit der Sun-Brille

Kris hat mal wieder einen seiner gewohnt guten Texte auf die Menschheit losgelassen: Wie gestaltet man einen anständigen mysql-Server?. Ich will da eigentlich nichts gross zu sagen, sondern den Text...

links for 2007-07-31

Arbeitnehmer: Ausgebrannt und aufgefangen - stern.de Interessanter Artikel zum Burnout Syndrom (tags: Burnout) Thin wide striping Database Performance and Scalability with db_STRESS Benchmark @T2000 +ZFS (tags: mysql oracle postgres zfs...