CeBIT 2009: 3rd day - The Morning

I´m sitting in the train towards CeBIT fairgrounds at the moment. My anger totally disappeared when i´ve read this tweet written by cypromis. Thank you or the kudos, but we...

PCPro reviews the Sun Fire X4140

The X4140 got an really positive review by the PC Pro in an article published today: The X4140 performed well in our power tests as with both supplies linked up...

CeBIT 2009: 2nd day - The Evening

Well … it´s good that between my presentation pod and the train and the first possibility to write a blog entry (the train station) is a 15 minute walk. And...

CeBIT 2009: 2nd day - The Morning

Yawn … 2nd day of CeBIT has just begun … or to be more exact … my second day of CeBIT has just begun, as the fair grounds will open...

CeBIT 2009: 1st day - The Evening

My feeling about theis CeBIT are a little bit mixed. I had some great discussions today with customers, many questions and i had enough to do, so i didn´t felt...

CeBIT 2009: 1st day - The morning

Okay, first day of the CeBIT. I´m really a little bit tired. I almost finalized the virtual OS image for my GUUG tutorial next week last night. I´ve tried to...

About sensational IT journalism

There is one tendency in IT media that i really hate at foremost. An IT company can do nothing without having some journalists predicting the death of something. Sun can´t...

Dilbert about Benchmarketing

This Dilbert comic strip summarizes the concept of benchmarketing in an excellent manner.

Such are the labours of celluloid love

And now to something completely different: The actress Sophie Ward writes about the “joys” of filming sex scenes in “Love Scenes”. Great article. So … the next time you sit...

Skype on Solaris

Sorry … no native version so far . But Christian Thalinger explains in his blog entry how to use the Linux version of Skype on Solaris with the help of...

Upcoming Solaris Features: Crossbow - Part 1: Virtualisation

At the moment ZFS, DTrace or Zones are the well known features of Solaris. But in my opinion there will be a fourth important feature soon. Since Build 105 it´s...

links for 2009-03-01

Laurent CONSTANTIN - Network toolbox netwox (tags: tools Security sysadmin network)

npools

Tom Haynes wrote a great article about pNFS: How does a npool compare to a zpool?. He plays in this article with the concept of npools als storage pools consisting...

Amsterdam crash ...

The anchorwoman in the news a few seconds ago: “Why did the turkish 737 crashed near Amsterdam? Even three days after the crash nobody knows something exact about the reasons”....

links for 2009-02-28

YouTube - MadTv No Frills Airlines (tags: funny airlines) One instruction set computer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: interesting programming computers esoteric) Shakespeare (programming language) - Wikipedia, the free...

Storage Anarchist is dancing ballet

A while ago, the Storage Anarchist wrote a text about the usage of flash in various vendor strategies. I didn´t knew at first, what i should write about this, and...

Sunrise

This video is boring. No action. Just a 6 minute video of a sunrise i´ve recorded this morning in a Dornier 328 to Dresden. But: Such sunrises are the very...

CeBIT 2009 next week

Opensolaris …. this will be my main topic on the CeBIT helping my colleague Detlef Drewanz at the CeBIT 2009. Don´t hesitate to visit us for discussions about Solaris. When...

Ryanair thinks about toilet fee

I joked about this with my brother Florian while driving from car dealer to car dealer: “I´m sure that Ryanair will introduce a toilet fee in the future.” Well …...

links for 2009-02-26

d-la081127ea.pdf Interim Report: Accident on 27 November 2008 off the coast of Canet-Plage (66) to the Airbus A320-232 registered D-AXLA operated by XL Airways Germany (tags: aviation)