Indepth look to Solaris pNFS

theShepler summarizes the features of the initial implementation of NFSv4.1’s pNFS for Solaris. Very interesting read.

EAL 4+ RHEL5 and Solaris 10 TX - Comparision of the evaluation targets

Jim Laurent worte an nice comparisiion of the EAL 4+ evaluation targets between RHEL 5 and Solaris 10 with Trusted Extensions. It look like, that IBM/Red Hat leaved out most...

HAM

links for 2007-06-29

Theo de Raadt - 'Intel Core 2' At least we are not the only target of de Raadt. But he make some interesting points about Core2. (tags: Intel Core2duo)

The reasons behind 3456 ports and Jonathans opinion about HPC

I had an email in my inbox from a reader, who asked me for the math behind the 300 switches. So i cite the email of Andreas Bechtolsheim to Jonathan...

Fliegen ist toll ...

Ich ärgere mich zwar auch über diese äusserst freundlichen und zuvorkommenden Luftsicherheitshilfskräfte (Achtung! Ironie! Aber: Die in Hamburg sind freundlicher als in München, die Dresdener freundlicher als die Hamburger), die...

The Final (Radio Edit)

Ich spreche ja normalerweise nicht wildfremde Frauen aufm Flughafen an, insbesondere wenn diese durch das Verwenden eines Kopfhörers zu verstehen geben, das sie nicht angesprochen werden möchten (ja, bin ein...

Linux for sun4v LDOMs

Dave Miller announced, that he ported Linux as a guest to the LDOM environment.Some parts are still missing, but hey … it´s the first version …

links for 2007-06-28

Sun updates Solaris Express developer edition | Reg Developer TheReg looks onto the new SX Developer Edition. Quite positive (tags: review solaris)

More stuff about the Constallation System

Sun: We Can Build a Faster Supercomputer Than IBM Constellation Petascale Computing

Codenames

We should start to choose our internal development code names in a way, that plans the leakage of them. (Nobody called the Sun Enterprise 10000 with it´s official name, some...

Opensourcing SunCluster

With Sun Cluster (at least since 3.0) we have a really excellent product to build high availability clusters. Yesterday the first bits of this product went open source at opensolaris.org....

NYTimes about Andy and the Constallation system

An excellent article about our new super computer and the leading brain behind this system - “Billionaire Thinks in Trillions for His Computer Designs” A number of Silicon Valley technologists...

3456 Ports?

I´ve received some mails from my readers that asked the same question. Why the hell do you build an 3456 port IB switch? The answer is simple: Because we have...

Arbeitsanfall

Die Frau, die mich mal (so vor 8-9 Jahren) in einem Regenguss vor einem Kino stehen gelassen hat und die dann auch noch ihre beste Freundin in den Regen geschickt...

The rise of the monster gadgets

3456 ports in a single switch: the IB switch component of the the Sun Constallation System.

What´s the most expensive part of a super computer ?

According to Andy von Bechtolsheim: Memory. In my opinion this has an interesting consequence: Not the fastest processor is the best HPC processor, it´s the processor that needs the least...

links for 2007-06-27

ZFS Delegated Admin delegation of admin rights to ordinary user (tags: ZFS solaris sun opensolari)

Nachtrag zu "Städthüpfen"

Irgendwann muss mir noch jemand mal erklaeren, warum das Ticket Dresden-München-Hamburg weitaus billiger ist als das Ticket Dresden-Hamburg.

Städtehüpfen

04:30 Fiep, fiep, fiep, 04:35 fluchend nicht mehr auf “Später” drücken, 04:37 immer noch innerlich fluchend mit der Zahnbürste unter der Dusche stehen, 04:50 frisch rasiert die Senseo um einen...