10 years of ZFS

ZFS celebrated its 10th birthday on October 31st. So whatever you plan as a filesystem to kill ZFS … may take a while ;)

Damned axe ...

Damned axe … is it really that hard to believe that an automatic system in Debian makes a dumb decision based on dumb assumptions (classic BIBO - bullshit in ,...

It's facepalm time ...

Surely you’ve recognized that my blog was down for a few days and with it all services on the system. The problem that led to this situation was a really...

On Amazon, too ....

With a link to apple.com, too. Directly on the front page …

A small, but really great gesture by Google

The “Steve Jobs” links to:

Hungarian sort

BTW … the hungarian folk dancers explain other sort algorithms as well: merge-sort, insert-sort, bubble-sort, shell-sort and select-sort

Dance the quicksort

I think with a few words as an introduction and this video everybody should understand Quicksort. They just dance the algorithm:

Nice example for the power of boot environments

There is a nice example of the power of boot environment. Boot environments are something like snapshots of your operating system installation made writeable. As you may already assume, they...

eSTEP blog

You may have noticed, that there are no product announcement for Oracle products on this page, even when there are now a lot of announcement that i was really waiting...

How to activate IPoIB Connected mode in Solaris 10 Update 9

Just a short hint: The What’s new document of Solaris 10 Update 9 states, that the support for IPoIB Connected Mode has been added in the release. However you have...

About tuning

Recently I was doing some work in regard of tuning systems. There is something i really hate about this topic of computing: Tuning scripts. You find them on google easily...

kill -9

A commentator at hackernews asked how i think about -9. In my opinion: It’s widespread use is a similar plaque like the –f switch. And this is pretty easy to...

-f

I’m following a discussion at the moment, where someone has done some havoc to his data. This discussion inspired me to write this: -f. The force switch. Personally i believe...

Froscon 2011

Yesterday i held my deduplication talk at the Froscon 2011. I think it was acceptable and the lecture room 3 was really filled. To be honest: I don’t expected such...

Hunting red herrings

Sometimes you “know” the problem from the first moment. But sometimes your feeling in the gut results in something that is perceived as a large change, so you have to...

links for 2011-08-10

World Blog - The sad truth behind London riot Castingagentur-Methoden - Möglichst asozial - Medien - sueddeutsche.de

Partially open

Since the closure of the blog i got many many requests for giving content to people in form of an excerpt of the database. Even more. I got a significant...

Migrating your notebook from a smaller to a larger disk

My colleague Christophe Pauliat - Principal Sales Consultant at Oracle - came up with a really nifty way to migrate his Solaris based notebook from a smaller disk to a...

Redirecting to your google+ profile

As i wrote before, you can reach my google+ profile by using the shortcut http://c0t0d0s0.org/+ (http:/moellenkamp.org/+ would work as well). This is done by an additional line in my apache...

Garden