links for 2009-08-20

Groklaw - Why didn't Microsoft tell us about i4i's patent litigation during the OOXML standards push? - Update: i4i Opinion as text (tags: politics software ISO economy microsoft)

FrOSCon 09

Ab nächster Woche habe ich erstmal drei Wochen Urlaub. Allerdings steht dem noch was im Weg ;) Ich bin Samstag und Sonntag auf der FrOSCON 2009, die am 22. und...

Sun Fire X4275 reviewed by ITpro

ITpro published a review about the X4275 with ” Sun Microsystems Sun Fire X4275 storage server review “ The X4275 puts forward a strong proposition as a storage server as...

links for 2009-08-19

YouTube - Airbus Fly By Wire Demo (tags: airbus flybywire) Kein Weltuntergang: LHC ist sicher! | Astrodicticum Simplex | ScienceBlogs.de - Wissenschaft, Kultur, Politik (tags: science LHC) Stellungnahme zu den...

Power calculations

Thanks to Stefan Hinker for this link: All the power calculators available at sun.com on a single page.

New mobile...

I’m using the Nokia N97 for a while now. The impression of the first day: The alarm clock is late (i set it on 06:00 am, it started off at...

SSD, ZFS, L2ARC and mysql

Charles Suresh published some interesting findings in “Improving MySQL/Innodb/ZFS read-only performance by 5x using SSDs for L2ARC”. In this case he tried a workload with low locality, where just 5%...

Forrester about the future of storage

A few days ago there were a raging discussion in my blog with a reader about the future of storage. The discussion ignited about my text about the waning importance...

Implizite Begründung

Man soll ja nicht über andere Menschen lästern und insbesondere sollte man im Keller auf Toilette gehen, wenn man im Glashaus wohnt … aber hier stellte sich mir doch die...

Flugzeuge und TV

Ich bin ja auch nur interessierter Laie, aber die ganzen Fehler die da gestern in diesem Pro7-Flugzeugkatastropenfilm gemacht worden sind, sind … nun … ja … eine Katastrophe. Ich muss...

ZFS logbias in Opensolaris build 122

I wrote about the logbias property for ZFS a few days ago in PSARC/2009/423 - ZFS logbias property. Last friday this feature had its flag day for Opensolaris build 122....

A new playlist

There is one thing i didn’t published in my blog: A playlist. Perhaps it is time to revive this habit. Okay, this this my heavy rotation playlist of this summer:...

Sun rays are breaking through the cloud.

I’m running a Sun Ray server for my family quite a while now, but i’m still managing the server. Stephen drives the concept of getting rid of desktops a whole...

links for 2009-08-16

Tynt Tracer: The Spy who got into my Cut Buffer? – dropsafe (tags: tynt privacy)

links for 2009-08-15

Terracotta on Sun's CMT and x64 Solaris servers : George Drapeau's Weblog (tags: cmt java benchmarks)

Improvements to Recommended and SunAlert Patch Cluster

At Sunsolve you will find two large files with assorted patches. One of them is the recommended Patchcluster which contains all patches Sun recommends for operation at a certain point...

Neue Heldenfunk-Episode

Mir ist gerade aufgefallen, das ich schon seit Ewigkeiten auf die regelmaessig erscheinenden Heldenfunk-Episoden hingewiesen habe: Soeben ist die 36. Episode online gegangen, bei der es um Themen geht wie...

Yet another problem with the 787

When it rains, it pours. After problem with the connection of the wings to the center box, there are more problems with the fuselage. The Fliightblogger writes in “Breaking: Structural...

Squirrel

This photo is a good proof, that you don’t need a good camera for a great shot, just a great moment and a large amount of luck: Squirrel is surprise...

Anschlag

Wie sich der Gebrauch eines Wortes doch ändert. Aus einem Artikel des Tagesspiegels: Unterdessen gab es einen Anschlag auf die U5. Aus einer Gruppe von Kindern und Jugendlichen heraus wurde...