links for 2009-10-15

Promo Trailer: "The Expendables" | Adanx - Movie News, Trailers, Soundtracks WTF? Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Giselle Itié,...

Webseminar "Solaris 10 Security" mit Tonspur

Gestern lief das Webseminar “Solaris 10 Security”. Dieses möchte ich Euch nun als Video zur Verfügung stellen: Ich hoffe es ist informativ für Euch. Der CC-Teil am Anfang ist etwas...

Gefühlte Unsicherheit

Ich habe heute morgen eine sehr gute Freundin zu ihrem Flug nach Helsinki gebracht. So kam ich dann auch mal wieder zur Ehre, den Flughafen zu betreten ohne hetzen zu...

IBM's reaction to Sun/Oracle TPC-C announcement

I expected a reaction from IBM in regard of Sun/Oracle. But not such a lame one as provided by Mrs. Stahl of IBM. Let’s forget for a minute that TPC-C...

links for 2009-10-14

AppleInsider | Microsoft's Sidekick/Pink problems blamed on dogfooding and sabotage (tags: microsoft analysis it business backup history iphone phone 2009 cloud danger sidekick fail) Bartending/Cocktails/Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster - Wikibooks,...

SPARC64 VII speed bump

The Fujitsu website already provides the press release for the speedbump of the SPARC64 VII: Now it’s available with 2.88 GHz for the M9000/M8000 and with 2.53 GHz for the...

links for 2009-10-13

Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) / Direct Strike Hard Target Weapon / Big BLU New Sun Storage: Quick as a Flash | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com But in terms of a true...

Brendan screaming at a storage array - revisited

Do you remember this video Brendan published on the very last day of the last year. He screamed at a single harddisk to demonstrate that Analytics is precise enough to...

TPC-C benchmark reports for the Sun/Oracle T5440/F5100 configuration

The results of the recent TPC-C benchmark are available at the TPC-C website. As usual you will find the Executive Summary and the Full Disclosure Report at that location, too....

Surveillance by variance-based radio tomographic imaging

This video at Youtube is a great demonstration what’s possible but it’s a horrible demonstration what’s possible as well: Surveillance by using wireless networks. Not by tracking an receiver/transmitter, just...

6000 blog entries

Just saw that this blog entry was the 6000th in this blog. :)

Ben Rockwood at Oracle World

Ben Summers wrote in a tweet “Famous Sun/Oracle merger sceptic sounds almost positive? http://is.gd/4fbN5” when linking to Ben Rockwoods (author of cuddletech.com, one of the best Sun/Solaris blogs) article about...

Sun Storage F5100 officially announced

Sun has now announced the F5100 officially. The specs are really impressive: The largest version with 80 FMods yields 1.6 Million read IOPS and 1.2 million write IOPS with 4k...

7,717,511 tpmC

A system from Sun has know the performance crown in TPC-C: 7,717,511 tpmC on a system with 12 T5440. The system used 60 F5100 Flash Storage Arrays. Interesting point: The...

Observations on memory reliability

Robin Harris points to an interesting study about DRAM failures in his blog storagemojo (BTW: Robins blog is really a great read). He points to the paper “DRAM Errors in...

links for 2009-10-11

Outsourcing Is High Tech's Subprime-Mortgage Fiasco - Is the U.S. Killing Its Innovation Machine? - Harvard Business Review (tags: business outsourcing risk economics innovation usa)

links for 2009-10-10

Danisch.de » Blog Archive » Warum die sichere Bürger-Mail De-Mail nicht sicher sein kann (tags: Security demail)

NAS with OpenSolaris benchmarked

Interesting benchmark - FlexTk Performance: NAS Performance Comparison: An operating system for your NAS server should be selected according to your own file access patterns. If you are expecting to...

Hybrid Storage Pool in the S7000 series

Just as i wrote about SSD in the S7000, Brendan wrote an article about the top speed performance and performance characteristics of the hybrid storage pool in the S7000 series....

links for 2009-10-09

Danisch.de - Blog Archive - Warum die sichere Bürger-Mail De-Mail nicht sicher sein kann (tags: Security demail) Ook! Script Provider | OpenOffice.org repository for Extensions (tags: ook openoffice) Ook! -...