Thoughts of an admin starting to get old ...

I wrote a text about the GNU tool set Polariscope 200x.y few days ago. Just to make it clear at first: I don’t like the decision but it was made,...

links for 2009-07-24

The remarkable vote to kill the F-22 and what it means for America's military future. - By Fred Kaplan - Slate Magazine (tags: military politics economics f22 obama airforce aviation)...

The mother of all USB hubs?

Constantin, I want to see the the CSI:Munich ZFS video with this hub ;)

Webseminar: "Solaris Security"

Ich hatte ja schon vor einigen Tagen angekündigt, das es bald wieder ein neues Webseminar von mir geben wird: Ich werde in diesem Seminar auf die ganzen Sicherheitsfeatures in Solaris...

links for 2009-07-23

Urteil aus Karlsruhe : Regierung verstieß in BND-Affäre gegen Verfassung - Nachrichten Politik - Deutschland - WELT ONLINE Kleinbloggersdorf: nicht der Nabel der Welt aber gerne anti-kommerziell, fundamentalistisch und schizophren....

Zensursulas neustes Vorhaben ....

Ich glaube, Frau von der Leyen ist nunmehr vollstaendig in irgendeine Nebenrealität abgedriftet. Im SPON wird sie wie folgt zitiert: Im Internet sollen Benimm-Regeln gelten - das fordert Familienministerin Ursula...

Updating a Confluence Wiki with a script

In the process of creating a wikified version of the LKSF, i had the problem of importing all those files into the Wiki. As wikis.sun.com is based on the Atlassian...

Monitoring a Solaris system with your iPhone

I´ve got an interesting hint from a reader of my blog via Twitter DM: You can monitor your Solaris System via your iPhone. At first you need the iStat application...

A thought about the $PATH and the GNU Tools in OpenSolaris

I wasn´t really a friend of the decision to put the GNU tools in front of the native Solaris tools by setting the PATH accordingly in OpenSolaris 200x.y. I leaned...

links for 2009-07-22

YouTube - Muppet Show While My Guitar Gently Weeps (tags: fun muppets music) YouTube - Jake Shimabukuro While My Guitar Gently Weeps a different version (tags: ukulele Jake Shimabukuro)

The reasoning behind triple-parity RAID-Z

There was some discussion with colleagues and friends if we really need Triple Parity RAID. Adam Leventhal wrote an article about the need for Triple-Parity, the Math behind it and...

Who has invented it?

I don´t know if you know the german commercial for “Ricola”. It goes about the invention of the “Ricola” cough sweet. Several nations claim the invention of the drop, but...

Preview: Sun Fire X4640

The venerable X4600M2 will have a successor this year. You already find some technical specs of the upcoming X4640 at the Sun website: Sun Fire X4640 Specs. The X4640 can...

Wikified "Less known Solaris Features"

I finally found some time to improve my converter scripts for the import of the LKSF documents into wikis.sun.com. Now i just have to get the convert of tables right....

UltraSPARC T2 got a speedup

The UltraSPARC T2/T2+ got a speedup to 1.6 Ghz.

links for 2009-07-21

F-22 Raptor: Obamas Kampf gegen die Dinosaurier | ZEIT ONLINE (tags: f22)

40 years ago ... - Part 3

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

40 years ago ... - Part 2

The Eagle has landed ….

In der Bahn ... Teil 3

Zwar war meine Rückfahrt durch einen Arbeitstag unterbrochen worden, da das aber irgendwie immer noch zur Rückfahrt der Bahnreise vom Wochenende gehört, noch mal eine kurze Geschichte dazu: Irgendwelche Volltrottel...

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