Third beta of Virtualbox 3.1

Looks like the people in the Virtualbox development got really on speed at ironing out beta bug in Virtualbox 3.1. You can find the announcement for the third beta at...

Codenews 2.3 - now with RSS feed

Today i had a really interesting meeting with a customer in Hamburg. In the discussion about the further development of Opensolaris i’ve pointed to the codenews twitterfeed and got the...

links for 2009-11-26

GNU PSPP (tags: statistics opensource)

Scaling

My system, one openssl speed: There is no scaling in this example … just included it to show you “green=load”. 4 cores? Boooooring :) A screenshot of perfbar made by...

Hamburg Main Station

BFUing a Solaris Express Community Edition to build 128

This blog entry is for the people who can’t wait until Build 129 of SXCE or the the OpenSolaris Build 128 next week to get the fingers onto ZFS deduplication....

Oracle 11gR2 for Solaris x86-64

There was one application that was really missing on Solaris x86, Oracle 11g … but that has changed now: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.0.1.0) is available for download.

links for 2009-11-25

Kindle firmware update promises 85 percent battery boost, native PDF reader -- Engadget (tags: kindle) TP: IWF analysiert Dollar-Hegemonie (tags: dollar finanzkrise)

Correction: No OpenSolaris dev build 128

I knew i would be once confused by the big and the small S: Opensolaris SXCE (small S) won’t have a build 128 as reported in this <a href=”blog entry...

Political support for the Oracle/Sun merger

The merger of Oracle and sun got some prolitical support by a letter signed by members of the U.S. senate as reported by Reuters: Fifty-nine U.S. senators, led by John...

Relicensing of Sun's contributions to X

A small, but important step: According to this mail written by Alan Coopersmith, Sun will relicense contribitions to X: Sun Microsystems has agreed to adopt the canonical form of the...

Best version of Bohemian Rhapsody ever ...

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No OpenSolaris dev build 128

Build 128 was posed to be one of the really interesting release due to all the new features which found their way into the Opensolaris codebase. The easiest way to...

A slight atmospheric problem

Andreas Stiller wrote in his “Prozessorgeflüster” column (the last remaining island of constant high quality in the c’t) about a nasty in the Intel Nehalem. For i7 900 you will...

Bremen

Ich probiere ja in den letzten Wochen regelmässig das Konzept Homeoffice in Vorbereitung meines Umzugs nach Oldenburg aus. Also von zu Hause aus arbeiten … dank Internet, Mobiltelephon und anderen...

links for 2009-11-23

MySQL, Sun, Oracle - und die EU - Die wunderbare Welt von Isotopp (tags: mysql)

Less known Solaris Features: iSCSI with COMSTAR

A while ago, i wrote a tutorial about using iSCSI in Opensolaris and Solaris 10. While the tutorial is still valid for Solaris 10, Opensolaris got a new, more efficient...

links for 2009-11-21

S-Bahn-Betrieb droht einzufrieren (tags: sbahn berlin bahn kosteneinsparung)

Die Wikipedia ist ein Trivialmedium

Die Wikipedia ist ein Trivialmedium. Sag nicht ich. Sagt die Wikipedia ;) Heute kam auf dem Discovery Channel eine Sendung über den Flugzeugträger “Ronald Reagan”. Ich dachte mir: Guck doch...

At last - or: NGROUPS revisited

A month ago i wrote about the PSARC case to resolve one issue with the maximum number of groups a user can belong to. Well, the code from resulting from...