Quotes from the new overview/FAQ document regarding the Oracle/Sun merger

There is a new overview/FAQ document regarding the planned Oracle/Sun merger available at oracle.com. I will cite some key passages in this article. Openoffice After the transaction closes, Oracle plans...

Pretty clear objective ...

In my humble opinion the objective of this “Oracle shouldn’t get Mysql” is pretty clear now. The Register reports about an discussion with Florian Müller in “Sun’s MySQL fork survival...

Opensolaris User Group leaders meeting in Dresden

So … i just attended the Opensolaris User Group Meeting. From my perspective, it was an insightful meeting: Joy - leader of the user group in London - was right...

Opensolaris User Group im Rhein-Main-Gebiet

Wie dem Blog von Matthias Pfützner zu entnehmen ist, ist jetzt auch im Rhein-Main-Gebiet eine OpenSolaris im Entstehen begriffen. Das erste Meeting findet am 17. November 2009 um 17:45 in...

Die Wikipedia dieser Tage - oder: Diskurs statt Löschen

“Die Erde ist eine Kugel? Da spricht doch die ganze Wissenschaftgemeinde gegen. So ein Mist. Die Kugeltheorie ist irrelevant! Löschen!” Früher wurde wurde man für die Verbreitung von “Mist” mit...

links for 2009-10-26

Kirk's Rants: How Many Times Can Monty Sell MySQL? (tags: blog mysql) Kirk's Rants: Monty Bites The Hand That Fed Him: Part 2 (tags: mysql oracle sun) Kirk's Rants: Monty,...

Netapp/Sun ZFS lawsuit

The news about the removal of ZFS from Sourceforge resulted in a reinvigorated interest in the NetApp/Sun lawsuit. A multitude of web pages reported about this step. There is a...

Ein Niederländer hat es vorgemacht ...

Rob Savelberg, Journalist der niederländischen Tageszeitung “De Telegraaf” hat gezeigt, dass Journalismus nicht nur in der Entgegennahme von Verlautbarungen besteht. Ich finde es beschämend, dass diese Frage nicht von einem...

But there is an unofficial ZFS for MacOS

Okay, Apple dropped the ball, but that doesn’t mean, that no one else is capable to play it: ZFS for MacOS. At the end ZFS is opensource and it’s available...

Why will there be no official ZFS in MacOS?

Jeff Bonwick writes about this situation: Apple can currently just take the ZFS CDDL code and incorporate it > (like they did with DTrace), but it may be that they...

Sun isn't just that small RDBMS ...

The discussion surrounding Mysql is somewhat depressing. At the moment it’s a major road block on the way to the merger of Sun and Oracle. When you read all this...

Another interesting opinion in regard of the Oracle/Sun Merger

Kirk Wylie wrote an interesting article about the recent press-release war on the way to the Oracle/Sun-Merger with his blog entry “Monty, Stallman, MySQL, Oracle, and Sun: Open Letter Wars”:...

An experiment

c0t0d0s0.org was a driven by a single person for a long time. It’s a one-man-show. And it will stay this way as i like to do whatever i want to...

iSCSI Boot

Yet another interesting addition to Opensolaris build 127 - PSARC/2008/427 - iSCSI Boot: This project is to enable Solaris to boot off iSCSI luns via regular network adapters. Different approaches,...

Trust me!

Solaris10 branded Zones in Opensolaris

An interesting putback found its way into Opensolaris build 127: The putback of PSARC/2009/253 S10C introduces a new type of branded zone which is capable of running Solaris 10u8 (or...

F5100, Peoplesoft, Benchmarks and all the rest

There was a discussion for my article “App benchmarks, incorrect conclusions and the Sun Storage F5100”, it will be a mass answer to several comments made by two entities of...

F5100 at SmugMug

A tweet from Don MacAskill: RT @Scobleizer http://bestc.am/a1NmZ $150K of Flash 1U. At SmugMug headquarters. "Crazy Fast" storage Sun Microsystems. I’m looking forward to hear Don’s opinion and experiences :)...

Sun, Oracle , the merger and Mysql at Groklaw

There is an interesting article about the discussions surrounding Sun, Oracle, the merger and the role of Mysql at Groklaw:“Reasons I Believe the Community Should Support the Oracle-Sun Deal -...

Nachlese zum 6. HHOSUG-Meeting

Gestern hat nunmehr das 6. HHOSUG-Meeting stattgefunden. Leider ist der erste Vortrag ausgefallen, dafür hatten wir aber mehr zeit für den zweiten. Heiko Stein hat wirklich extrem guten Vortrag zum...