Zufall ?

Aus dem Bericht über die Höhe des Existenzminimums von Erwachsenen und Kindern für das Jahr 2010 (Siebenter Existenzminimumbericht)(herunterladbar beim Bundesministerium für Finanzen): Für die Zwecke dieses Berichtes ist demzufolge von...

Performance Impact of kssl

One of the hidden gem of Solaris is the kssl feature. Long-time readers know this feature, as i wrote a tutorial about it. For the uninitiated: It’s a in-kernel SSL...

System Duty Cycle scheduler class

Perhaps you’ve read about the System Duty Cycle scheduler class. Some people reported about it, but rather cursory. So … what is the story behind the System Duty Cycle scheduler...

Docklands

Simply waiting

Damned … i sit around at Bremen Airport. I have a company meeting in Munich today and booked a flight at 08:40 … however the Avro RJ had some problems...

zfs diff in Opensolaris

A while ago i wrote about the PSARC PSARC 2010/105. It’s about an extension to the zfs tool to implement a subcommand to create a list of changed files between...

Snapshot based boot environments into OS/Net

At first you might have thought “Snapshot-based boot environments in Solaris? Old hat!”. And indeed, this is part of Opensolaris for quite a time. However it wasn’t part of the...

Recommended Listening: Inception Soundtrack live

Great soundtrack from Hans Zimmer … but this version was played live at the permiere of Inception:

PSARC 2010/306 - read-only zpools

You may think that this already there, but so far you was only able to set a single dataset (ZFS filesystem or ZFS emulated volume) into read-only. This PSARC case...

A large SMF/FMA putback to Opensolaris

Last night a really large putback found it’s way into the codebase: It centers around the Fault Management Architecture of Solaris. A lot of new features found their way in...

SATA TRIM support in Opensolaris

The Opensolaris SATA subsystem got TRIM support with this putback to the codebase. The TRIM command is really interesting for SSDs, as the operating system can tell the SSD which...

Garden 3

Präsentation auf der DOAG 2010 Konferenz

Habe heute vormittag die Mitteilung bekommen, das mein Vortrag auf der DOAG 2010 angenommen worden ist. Damit werde ich dort einen Vortrag zum Thema “Performance Analyse - oder: Was macht...

PSARC 2010/296 - tunable read-modify-write for flash

Bo Steven Zhou proposed an interesting feature for Solaris in the “PSARC 2010/296: Add tunable to control RMW for Flash Devices”. RMW? Okay, this time we dig deep into the...

Hull loss of a Lufthansa MD11 at Riyadh

According to avherald.com there was an accident in Riyadh involving a Lufthansa Cargo MD11. Look like an hull loss … especially when you look at the photos at the end...

PSARC 2010/291: zonestat

An interesting ARC case found it’s way into the case log: Stephen Lawrence proposed the zonestat to the architecture review comitee. This feature consists out of two components. The zonestatd...

Upcoming movie: Jane Austen's Fight Club

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exclusive IP for Solaris10-branded Zones in Opensolaris

With the integration of “PSARC/2010/111 exclusive IP for s10c” the zone facility of Opensolaris got an interesting new feature. It’s possible for quite a while now to create a branded...

I'm not your father, Sam!

A new trailer for the upcoming Tron Legacy: Lightcycles, Jeff Bridges, Thirteen … what could go wrong … okay … Disney … but i think i know where i am...

PSARC/2010/280 - NFS Instances

The PSARC case 2010/280 is a really interesting one - NFS Instances: The proposed changes are needed to support an NFS server in a non-global zone; however, the changes are...