Trip to California - 3rd day

The first day with a rental car. I´ve decided to take a Toyota Prius, as neither my brother nor I wanted to spend the whole planed cash money for fuel...

California - 2nd day

Now i know how the bicycle messenger feels in a big city. We drove from our hotel to the Presidio up to the Golden Gate Bridge and up the hill....

New photoset at Flickr: California 1.4. - 14.4.2009

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Parallel Patching of Zones

One of the time-consuming parts of managing zones is the patching of the OS as the zones are patched zone-after-zone. Jeff Victor reports about the not-yet-released feature of parallel zone...

Presentation at the Linuxtage 2009 in Graz

At the 25. April 2009 i will hold a presentation at the Linuxtage 2009 in Graz about Opensolaris. Despite its name it isn´t an event only about Linux, it´s an...

Reduced blogging activities

Luggage is ready, my family doing vacation in my apartment in Hamburg is instructed about the strange usability of my washing machine and the alarm clock is set. The next...

Second HHOSUG Meeting is over

The second HHOSUG Meeting is over. And it was a success from my point of view. 37 (yeah, 37) people attended this HHOSUG meeting. Got some good feedback at the...

ZFS User and Group Quotas

When you ask people about ZFS, they will tell you that one thing is really missing: User and Group Quotas. Well, Matthew Ahrens introducted the PSARC for it: 2009/204. At...

SAP on Nehalem-based systems from HP and Sun

Do you remember my blog post about the vast difference between Opteron 8-socket from HP and Sun? Well … history is repeating: There is an interesting difference between HP and...

links for 2009-03-31

Maxim Biller vs. Ossis - Ein Schlappschwanz klagt an - Kultur - sueddeutsche.de (tags: ddr deutschland)

Solaris on Nehalem

With the announcement of Intel Nehalem support in Solaris, we pointed to some interesting features, but from my perspective the power-aware dispatcher is the most interesting one. I wrote a...

14th of April

You should save the date … there will be an interesting announcement about new systems at that day

links for 2009-03-30

Did Goldman Goose Oil? - Forbes.com (tags: oil energy economics finance) Die Ossifizierung des Westens: Deutsche deprimierende Republik - Debatten - Feuilleton - FAZ.NET (tags: geschichte history deutschland article politik...

Love Song

A really handy video for people on regular business travel. When you meet a possible significant other, it´s useful to declare your love ;) </param></param></param></embed> PS: A more extensive love...

links for 2009-03-29

PhysicsCentral: How long would you have to yell to heat a cup of coffee? (tags: science)

HHOSUG - Agenda 2. Meeting

So … die Agenda fuer das 2. HHOSUG-Meeting am 31.3.2009 steht dann jetzt fest: 19:00</td>    Organisatorisches Verkuerzung der Intervalle uebers Jahr Verlaengerung der Intervalle in der Urlaubszeit Offizielle Anmeldung...

links for 2009-03-28

YouTube - Ukulele weeps by Jake Shimabukuro (tags: music video youtube cool awesome live)

Expensive Vacation

Hell … this will be an expensive vacation: Apple stores selling iPhone 3G without a contract. At least the journey to the US is well timed … ;) By the...

OmniGraphSketcher

Omnigraffle is one of my favourite tools. It´s one (if not the most important) reason, why i prefer to use MacOS X. People knowing Omnigraffle recognize at 10 miles distance,...

Out now: Virtualbox 2.2 Beta 1 sorry Beta 2

The first beta of Virtualbox 2.2 is out now. You can download it here. There is a longer change list in the Virtualbox forum. Changes are ranging from Open Virtualization...