War ja irgendwie klar ...

Der Kommentar von Alan Posener über Kai Diekmann ist verschwunden. Passte wohl nicht in politische, sorry …. redaktionelle Konzept. Bei Interesse … ich habe noch Screenshots von diesem Artikel ;)...

Kai Diekmann

Lesenswerter Kommentar von Alan Posener über Kai Dieckmann. Herr Posner ist übrigens Kommentarchef bei der Welt am Sonntag, eine Schwesterzeitung der Bild: (...)Die 68er haben K.D, gezwungen, als Chefredakteur der...

TI, Sparc and foundries

An interesting article about TI´s future manufacturing strategy: TI tips foundry strategy; UMC wins Sparc business

Better than expected

I assume, we will see market share rushing back to AMD in the next quarters: AMD to offer speed boosts on Barcelona Well, as i said on frequent occasions: Welcome...

links for 2007-05-08

Solaris served on the Rocks | The Register (tags: Sun Rock)

Itanic slowed down

The Inquirer reports about problems with the Tukwila-flavour of the Itanium. At the moment this processor shows how long the money of a big chip company can keep an niche...

links for 2007-05-07

AMD Opteron Processor Faster Than Xeon in SQL database test (tags: performance benchmark)

Der Terrorist und der Präsident

Ist eigentlich den ganzen wildgewordenen “Er soll sitzen bis er verfault”-Politiker, das sie Köhler fast schon dazu zwingen, Klar zu begnadigen, damit nicht der Eindruck entsteht, das der Bundespräsident sich...

The number

When you search for a certain sequence of hex digits, you find will 1.32 million hits. The sequence is the processing key for HD-DVD. Even when the MPAA forces Google...

Proximity communication

Nice article about some technologies from Sun for the not-so-distant future:Sun’s chip gurus theorize about obliterating IBM and Intel. This is to a part the explanation for my point, that...

Ditto data blocks in ZFS

The ZFS implementation in ZFS build 61 contains an really interesting new feature: redundant copies for data. You can define an per filesystem basis, that zfs makes redundant copies of...

Ich koche ... (Teil 2)

Ich habe mich gestern absichtlich vom Rechner ferngehalten. Oder genau genommen. Ich habe mich absichtlich von meinem Blog ferngehalten. Ich hätte mich sonst wahrscheinlich zu einem bitterbösen Artikel hinreissen lassen....

Ich koche.

Innerlich. Vor mich hin …

Layer violation

The ever reoccuring criticism that ZFS gets from some Linux luminaries and even more often from admins at customers sites is the fact, that we didn´t use the well known...

A sidenote to KludgeFS ... ChunkFS

This one is to good too leave it in the comments: Val Henson coauthored the ChunkFS paper, which states: A few file systems, such as ZFS[2], have gone as far...

ChunkFS - solution or just a kludge

It´s a well known problem in the computer industry, that the needed time for filesystem checking will reach sooner or later unacceptable dimensions. This was one reason, why we developed...

links for 2007-05-03

Apple - A Greener Apple Steve jobs about environmental protection (tags: apple environment stevejobs green jobs recycling mac blog hardware business) ext3cow An implementation of ext3 with the capabilities to...

Maintainance Windows

There is one sore spot with this blog. It still runs on Linux delivered by my hosting provider. But not for much longer. So I announce three maintainance windows: On...

OpenOffice for MacOS X

At last: Sun Microsystems joins porting effort for OpenOffice.org for Mac.

Flash Messiah

According to the Register, Jesus manifested himself in 4 GBit flash memory chips produced by Samsung.