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! -...

Somewhat stable Solid State

A reader think it makes no sense to use the STEC SSD, and we should switch to the Intel X25E drives. That sounds reasonable at first as the X25E is...

A letter to the EU

That’s a a really interesting development. Mårten Mickos, the former CEO of Mysql AB, wrote a letter to Mrs. Kroes, the EU Commissioner for competition. It’s an really interesting read....

10.000.000$ challenge

Of course this challenge is a bold marketing stunt, but i like it … ;) If your Oracle database application doesn't run at least twice as fast on SUN hardware...

Interesting additions to Build 126

This Wednesday brought some interesting additions to the build 126 of Opensolaris. At first Crossbow got two new features: At first it got a feature called “Anti-spoofing link protection”. When...

Solaris 10 10/09 available for download

A reader pointed in a comment to the download location for the newest Solaris 10 release. To important to leave it in the comments: You can download the 10/09 DVD...

Infiniband for the S7000 series.

The last update for the S7000 firmware started with the support of Infiniband to connect clients to the storage. Of course you expect interesting performance numbers when using this fast...

What's new in Solaris 10 10/09 aka U8

On docs.sun.com you can already find the Solaris 10 10/09 Release and Installation Collection. This release brings some interesting features: The long awaited user and group quotas in ZFS, support...

links for 2009-10-06

philosecurity » Blog Archive » What Does DHS Know About You? (tags: privacy Security travel usa government interesting information US dhs surveillance) Mitsubishi Electric – Kompakte SPS – MELSEC FX1N...

Different CPU, same challenges

Nice to see, that i’m not the only one who thinks, that IBM will run in the same challenges like Sun in regard of massive multicore processors. Great to see,...

Me too!

Looks like IBM is somewhat concerned about the Exabyte V2 announcement and that announcement that is like to happen on October 14th. At least there is a loud “We have...

Autumn

Somewhat disappointed

On Youtube is a video of the Boeing Advanced Tactical Laser in action. I’m disappointed … from a laser large enough to need a C-130 as a carrier aircraft i...

links for 2009-10-04

FT Alphaville » Blog Archive » The Cold War in high frequency trading turns hot (tags: highfrequencytrading lowlatencycomputing) HOLY SHIT, MAN WALKS ON FUCKING MOON (tags: moon)

Wings

I have more and more problems with the thought to be a passenger in the 787. At September 10th Mitsubishi announced that they vastly reduce the amount of carbon fibre...

TGIF

Friday evening … at last. After the disastrous attempt to do my “Solaris 10 Security” presentation that was interrupted by web presentations provider that which threw the presenter out of...

Another root-server provider with OpenSolaris

There is another provider of dedicated servers: Since 25.9 ovh.de offers OpenSolaris 2009.06 for installation on their dedicated server offering. More information about their services at their website.Thanks to the...

Security nonsense

Did you know that Snowglobes are dangerous? Before reading this blogentry at upgradetravelbetter.com i didn’t knew it as well. What do they expect? That you throw those snow globes after...

Luxusproblem

Nachdem der Entschluss nunmehr fest steht, das ich nach Oldenburg zurückziehe, schaue ich mich ja verstärkt nach Wohnungen um. Was Wunder auch, will ja nicht unter einer Brücke leben ;)...

TPC-C fine

Oracle was fined $10.000 because they made this “Oracle+Sun=Faster” claim. The problem was, that Oracle compared IBM’s 6 Mio TPC-C with XX TPC-C on a unnamed Sun gear with Oracle...