"Zones on shared storage"- walkthrough

Jeff Victor wrote a nice walk-through for the “Zones on shared storage”-feature. Really interesting read about a really interesting feature.

svcbundle

Some people still use the mechanisms of the SMF to use legacy init.d scripts in order to start up services. Since Solaris 11.1 they have one execuse less to do...

Insights to SPARC T5

Interesting information: SPARC T5 Deep Dive - An interview with Oracle’s Rick Hetherington.

Out now: Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.1

Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.1 is out now and ready for download. There is a number of changes in this release - an overview is available here.

About Solaris 11, AFS, ZFS, DTrace and a migration

Robert Milkowski gave recently a talk about OpenAFS on top on Solaris 11 at Morgan Stanley. Really interesting read. You can read it here. It writes about the advantages of...

Oracle Solaris 11.1 docs

docs.oracle.com has been updated with the Solaris 11.1 as well now. The structure of the documentation is different to the old one. So it doesn’t hurt to have a look...

Disks

Just to get back to my article a few days ago: I really think that we won’t tapes disappearing whatever some media pundits write all the time, especially not the...

Oracle Solaris 11.1

The first update release of Solaris 11 aka Oracle Solaris 11.1 is now available for download.

Tape

Whenever i hear “Oh … tape is dead … everything will be saved in the cloud”, i wan’t to answer “Yeah, sure, you don’t need power plants as well because...

Recommended viewing: 9

Sometimes a mistake leads you to great things. Recently i tried to enter a 9 into a Interactive Voice Response hell on my softphone but instead entered it into Google...

Oracle Solaris videos at Youtube

The OTN Garage has a nice collection of videos about Solaris with interviews and tutorials. Really worth a visit.

SFO

Nice video: click here to view I think i already mentioned that i love this city. Too bad it’s a long distance relationship.

Strange sponsoring

Well … the company slogan of Redbull is “Red Bull gives you wings”. So why the heck are they sponsoring a guy with the target to free-falling down to earth...

Disks lie.

Interesting read: “Disks lie. And the controllers that run them are partners in crime.” by Dr. Marshall Kirk McKusick. Essentially repeats what i’m saying for years now: Don’t trust rotating...

Oracle Breakfasts im November

Im November finden wieder zwei Oracle Breakfasts statt. Es sind zwei Vorträge geplant. Eine genaue Agenda verteile ich noch beizeiten. Diesmal werde ich einen Vortrag zum Thema DTrace und Performancemonitoring...

Recommended Listenting: Sybreed - God is an automaton

I know 95% of the people reading this blog will just switch it off after 10 seconds. But from my point of few it’s really great music. A few months...

Inflight use of mobile phones

I really like the announcement of Emirates to allow inflight use of mobile phones on their A380 fleet, because it’s the easiest way to obtain trade secrets and internal company...

Doubled memory capacity on SPARC T4-2 and SPARC T4-1

The product pages hasn’t been updated so far, but it’s visible in the configurator: The 32 GB DIMMS are available in the configurator for the T4-1 and T4-2 as well...

Doubled memory capacity on T4-4

There is only one thing that’s better than a lot of memory in a system: More memory! So it’s quite nice that there is a new memory options with the...

Announcement Online Launch Event: Oracle Solaris 11 - Innovations for Your Data Center

On November 7th, 2012 there is an interesting event around Solaris 11 you could/should register for: Online Launch Event: Oracle Solaris 11 - Innovations for Your Data Center. To cite...