Fourth meeting of the HHOSUG

The fourth meeting of the HHOSUG is over. I just recognised that it´s extremely difficult to do a live demo of a tool when you have a group of highly...

Vaughan-Nichols about OpenSolaris

The IT media is full of people being short-sighted. Many years ago i´ve insulted a person of a certain profession and a certain group by saying that they didn´t choosed...

Zensursula und die indischen Gesetze

Nun hat ja Frau von der Leyen vor einigen Tagen desgestalt geäussert, das es in Indien keine Gesetze gegen Kinderpornographie gibt. Das ist ein gutes Beispiel wie schlecht das argumentative...

links for 2009-07-14

FINAL REPORT 5B-DBY.pdf (application/pdf Object) AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT HELIOS AIRWAYS FLIGHT HCY522 BOEING 737-31S AT GRAMMATIKO, HELLAS ON 14 AUGUST 2005 (tags: accident aviation)

Webseminar: Solaris Security

As it was fun for me to hold a web seminar, i´ve will use the opportunity to do a second one: There will be another webseminar about Solaris Security at...

The Register about ZFS deduplication

Even the Register reports about Deduplication in ZFS. I´m asking myself, if the people at the Register read my blog, as i´ve talked about that a few days ago. Fun...

Atomkraft

Zwei Jahre hat Vattenfall an Krümmel gebastelt und am Ende fehlten immer noch Komponenten. Zwei Jahre an Krümmel rumgebastelt, nur um nach zwei Wochen den ganzen Krempel wieder abschalten zu...

links for 2009-07-13

YouTube - Crash Test: 2008 Smart Car ForTwo (tags: crash test) YouTube - Landwind TUV Crash Test (tags: crash test) YouTube - Mercedes E class CRASH TEST (tags: Just as...

4. HHOSUG Meeting morgen um 19:00 Uhr

So, es ist wieder soweit, morgen findet das nächste HHOSUG-Meeting statt. Wie üblich um 19 Uhr in der Sun Geschäftsstelle. Es wird morgen keinen Hauptvortrag im Sinne eine Slideshot geben,...

The carbon footprint of spam

There is an interesting whitepaper available from McAfee and ICF. Albeit it´s from an vendor of security software, it provides some interesting points: Filtering spam is beneficial, but fighting spam...

We need something like that in Germany, too

The last issue of the CHIP in India provided an exclusive booklet for OpenSolaris. I want such a thing for Germany, too … but i assume the usual suspects are...

Aufzeichnung des "Less known Solaris Features"-Webinar

(click on image to play) Am Anfang ist Rolf Kersten mit einigen einleitenden Worten zu hören. Ich bitte die Äh’s zu verzeihen, ich habe den Vortrag frei Schnauze gehalten ;)...

links for 2009-07-12

The F-35 JSF, Predator or prey? - Plane Talking (tags: F35 JSF radar) Photos: Airbus A300B4-603 Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net (tags: A300)

EMC acquires DataDomain

Personally i´m thinking that Data Deduplication is vastly overrated, as you need really special data set to get the promised reductions by the vendors. At other points it is even...

Virtualbox 3.0.2

With 3.0.2 Virtualbox got a maintenance release. You can get the release note at the usual location as well as the binaries

Wie findest Du die Jugend von heute?

Ich bin gestern etwas früher nach Hause gefahren. Irgendwie steckte mir der vorherige Tag ein wenig in den Knochen der um 04:30 begann und aus vielerlei Gründen an jenem Tag...

links for 2009-07-11

Say it ain't so: The 787 possibly just a 'mediocre aircraft' (tags: 787)

42

A life in 42 seconds.

links for 2009-07-10

High-Priced F-22 Fighter Has Major Shortcomings - washingtonpost.com (tags: f22 aviation)

Monk using Opensolaris

Interesting discovery: James Governor (founder of Redmonks and a prolific blogger at Monkchips) tries OpenSolaris at the moment …