pNFS tryout

pNFS is a way to build massivly scaling NFS cluster by distributing the files over several servers. It will be standardized in NFS V4.1 and it will part of future...

The difference between boys and men

Boys are from LAMP, Men are from MARS (TShirt at Joyent)

/usr/ccs/bin

At last … One of the biggest wierdnesses in Solaris disappears in OpenSolaris and hopefully real soon in Solaris: /usr/ccs/bin will move to /usr/bin

Butt dialing

Ja, ich gebs zu, ich bin zuweilen auch ein butt dialer. Aber das es dafür einen Begriff gibt …

ZFS Intent Log onto seperate disk

That´s really a neat new feature. The code of CR6339640 was commited to Opensolaris: With the corresponding changes to ZFS you can place the intent log separate from your data...

Backups und die Bundeswehr

Weder der eine Gedanke noch der andere ist wirklich gut. Bei unseren bewaffneten Sportlern sind massiv Daten verloren gegangen:Bundeswehr vernichtete Geheimberichte über Auslandseinsätze. Zwei Szenarien sind denkbar: Hier wurden massiv...

links for 2007-06-25

Sun N1 Grid Engine Software @ TSUBAME The configuration of the Sun N1 Grid Engine at the TSUBAME Compute Cluster (tags: HPC Grid GridEngine sge)

NVidia performance with Linux and Solaris

The people at Phoronix made an comparative test of the NVidia drivers of Solaris and Linux. The Linux driver seems to be a little bit faster, but the difference is...

I want one! Now!

I hope, that i´m allowed to go to the CEC2007 this year in October. But i know, that i will go green with envy when i see US colleagues with...

Register about Sun Blade 6000

The Register writes really positive about our new Sun Blade 6000 and thinks, that the most innovative feature isn´t a technical one: All the technology aside, perhaps the most innovative...

Serverwatch about the Sun Fire X4600

Serverwatch did an really positive review of our 8 proc server : Sun Fire X4600, Combining the Need for Speed With Energy Efficiency: Saying this server is "fast" doesn't really...

The middle of Harry Potter 7

I´m perfectly sure, what Lord Voldemort will say in the middle of the new Harry Potter: Voldemort: Dumbledore never told you what happened to your father Harry: He told me...

Emulation.

HP and Novell try to position Transitive to obsolete old Sun Servers. I was asked about that toolset a few times, but the answer is relativly short. Imagine the following...

Porn Video

Zwei Geschwindigkeiten

Ich hoffe, ich bin nicht der Einzige, der dieses Verhalten einfach nur noch absurd findet: Jaroslaw Kaczynski fordert, das im Stimmrechtsstreit nun auch die polnischen Toten im Zweiten Weltkrieg zu...

Blackbox and outsourcing

In my opinion most analysts and experts overlook one important impact of the Blackbox: When you´ve outsourced your IT you get back choice with the Blackbox. Most of the time...

Garden

Weisheit des Tages: Quality is irrelevant

One of the key success drivers at professionally managed chain stores like McDonald’s is that the product isn’t actually bad, it’s just that quality becomes an irrelevant concept in the...

links for 2007-06-21

LibSAM for Sun StorageTek SAM and QFS: Beyond Backup (tags: SamFS Sun Solaris HSM) OSx86 - How To install Mac OS X on VMware Server & AMD 64 « AsenDURE...

Eliten

Sie sehen gut aus, sie sind anscheinend gut gebildet, sie sind erfolgreich. Ihnen trieft die Arroganz aus jeder Pore. Kurz: Sie sind Teil der Elite dieses Landes. Und sie können...