Problems with the bolts in the 787 programm

To you remember this experiment in school? You use a steel ball and at room temperature you can put it through a hole with a slightly larger diameter. Now use...

Practical Dedup

Ben Rockwood shows the practical side of Deduplication in ZFS in his blog: “First Look at ZFS Deduplication”. I think, he is correct: ZFS dedup is dedup for the masses....

Tickless

A colleague draw a good analogy to explain the advantages of a tickless kernel: Imagine you have to wake up at 6 o’clock to get your flight to somwhere in...

Codenews 2.2

So … i added another function in the Codenews overview page: You can search in putbacks stored in the database. The search is capable of using boolean operations, thus “+zfs*...

Codenews 2.1

I’ve made a slight extension to the codeview pages: There is an overview page for all the announced putbacks on onnv-notify now. On this page you can browse through all...

PeopleSoft North American Payroll on M4000/F5100

A few days ago i wrote about a recent Peoplesoft benchmark at a part of the article “App benchmarks, incorrect conclusions and the Sun Storage F5100” There was one part...

Vergifte Community?

Wenn man sich die Entwicklung rund im die momentane Löschdiskussion in der Wikipedia anguckt, mag man zu der Meinung kommen, das dort die Zukunft der deutschen Wikipedia als Community und...

VirtualBox 3.1.0 Beta 1 available for download

The first beta for VirtualBox 3.1.0 is available for download. The most interesting feature is Teleportation. In other environments this is called “live migration”. But there are other major changes...

Codenews 2.0

Perhaps you already know twitter.com/codenews. The tweets are feeded by the mail on the onnv-notify@opensolaris.org alias. Whenever new code finds it’s integration into Opensolaris, a message is send to this...

Letztlich verwerflich

In allen Medien wird ausgiebig darüber berichtet, das sich Herr Enke das Leben genommen hat. Wenn er meint, das machen zu müssen, dann ist das sein gutes Recht. Was ich...

Opensource doesn't mean "Do what you want"

At first i thought Oracle was a little bit too harsh with the comment, that the European Commission isn’t knowledgeable about the dynamics of open source. But it looks like...

Experiences with the A380

I wrote not that much about aviation in the last few months, but writing about 787 delays got boring. However … today i found an interesting article about the experiences...

2004 Subscribers

Yet another coffee for Local …. c0t0d0s0.org broke through the 2000 subscribers line yesterday:

Support for SAM/QFS offlined files in the Samba version supported by Sun

Hierarchical storage management is really useful to offload seldom used data to cheaper media like tape while keeping them in access by a filesystem. SAM/QFS is such a filesystem. Your...

Relevanz

Ich habe da ein weiteres nettes Beispiel gefunden, das in der Wikipedia mit zweierlei Maß gemessen wird: Da werden Blogger mit einer gewissen Reichweite, aber zuweilen für unbedarfte Leser erklärungs-...

Oracle 11g R2 for Solaris SPARC

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.0.1.0) for Solaris SPARC 64 Bit is now available for download at the OTN.

European Commission objects to Sun Oracle merger

The European Commission has expressed their objections about the Sun acquisition by Oracle. Sun notified the SEC with an 8K filing available at EDGAR It’s based on the opinion, that...

ZFS send dedup integrated in Opensolaris

A few days deduplication for ZFS pools found it’s integration to Opensolaris. Now the in-stream deduplication feature for ZFS send streams has followed the on-disk variant. With this feature blocks...

Panic? Don't panic?

In the last few days i thought a little bit about this swine flu panic. Let’s put aside that the vaccination is an adjuvanated vaccination and that it contains questionable...

Lawsuit against Intel

The New York times reports about an lawsuit filing against Intel in “2nd UPDATE: NY AG: Dell Got $6B Via Secret Intel Pact >DELL” : Dell, the world's third-biggest computer...