Unterwäsche im Handgepäck

Hmmm … dieser Teil des Artikels “Schlafentzug im Schlafanzug” erinnert mich an eine grundlegende Regel des transkontinentalen Fliegens. Man sollte immer zumindestens eine Garnitur Unterwäsche im Handgepäck haben. Es ist...

Fighting for the best place in the apron bus

A few weeks ago i wrote about this strange behaviour of airline passenger to storm the aircraft as there would be no reserved seats in it or no kind request...

A320

A few days ago the A320 celebrated it’s 50.000.000 take-off and the five billionth passenger since the introduction of this model in 1988. On the other side there were 9...

Power Cycling

Do your really think, that power cycling your computer is just something people do at home, when their computer acts weird? Well … not really. In a Safety Alert for...

Astonishing

A good example how resilient aircraft engines are: The Avherald published some photos of an engine of an 777 that had to land at Schipol instead of Heathrow because of...

Socket Filter Framework and KSSL Framework

This morning two changes found their way into Opensolaris - “PSARC/2009/590 Socket Filter Framework” and “convert KSSL into a socket filter”. The first change introduces a new framework for package...

PSARC/2010/144 - lofi in non-global zones

An interesting change found it’s way to the code base of Opensolaris: lofi(7D) in non global zones. With this change you are able to create loopback (for example to mount...

Recommended Solaris (and related topics) Books

After my book recommendation i was asked for some other recommendations about Solaris. Hmm … i will just include the books here, i’ve read on my own, there may be...

Less known Solaris Features: CPU resource Pools

After writing about the processor sets and their role in computing the number of garbage collection threads recently, there were some questions about configuring processor sets. In this article i...

I'm addicted to glas

Damned … photography is an addiction … just purchased the new Macro and now i’m looking for a new tele ….

Practical DTracing

There is a simple reason why DTrace is such a great tool. I did the following steps while a production system ran at full speed at approx. 11:45 … at...

Less known Solaris features: hxbt - or: WAN emulation

Some features are so “less known” that even people with the reputation of knowing almost everything about Solaris aren’t aware of them. One of this features is the hxbt driver....

Slowing down resilvering of ZFS

Most of the time you want your ZFS working as fast as possible, but there are occasions where you want to slow down thing a little bit not to disturb...

About Java, parallel garbage collection and processor sets

Garbage Collection is still one of interesting topics in the Java world. There was and is a lot of development in this realm , lead from simple mechanisms over Parallel...

32 additional A380 for Emirates

You can call this a fscking large order without exaggeration: Emirates ordered 32 additional A380 today. So far they ordered 58 aircrafts of this type, now their fleet will have...

nomnomnomnom

When have some questions about the title of this blog post - look here ;) BTW: I’m really impressed by the Sigma 105mm 2,8 EX DG Macro at least in...

Andere Berufe - andere Erlebnisse

Ich mag ja in anderen Blog gerade die Einträge, die Einblick in ein vollständig anderes Berufsleben geben, wenn es sich dann auch noch um die Fliegerei handelt muss ich das...

My first porn shot ... ;)

Macro

A new toy

The friendly woman of DHL brought me a new toy today - a Sigma 105mm f2.8. It’s a macro lens for my Nikon. This is a first test shoot: However...