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)

Sun Storage 7000 in production

You want to see yet another production deployment of the Sun Storage 7000 series? Well … just look here: Toro is my favorite sushi. Don MacAskill from SmugMug, an only...

OEM agreement with HP about Solaris

Today HP and Sun announced an multi-year agreement that makes HP an OEM for Solaris on x86. The press release from HP states: Under the terms of the new original...

Insights into ZFS - today: The nature of writing things

So … my last article was about the reading side of ZFS … but whats about writing? As Ben correctly stated in his presentation about ZFS: Forget your good old...

Adobe Flash Player 10 for Solaris 10

Good news from Adobe. They released the Flash Player 10 for Solaris and Opensolaris on x86 as well as on SPARC. Nice! You can download it at the usual location....

Recommended listing: Syntax - Meccano Mind

Just pure luck that i´ve found this album. I searched for another band, found the Nip/Tuck soundtrack album and voila … found Syntax. The music on the Meccano Mind album...

Choosing a car

Well … i´m just back from visiting several car dealers. The leasing period for my current car is almost over. I asked my brother to help me with that. My...

links for 2009-02-24

Management by Objectives: Fuehren ohne Ziele - Harvard Businessmanager (tags: management)

Oracle RAC in LDOMs

According to this Oracle Website, Oracle RAC 10g is now supported within LDOMS. You need at least LDOMs in the 1.0.3 release. It isn´t supported as a hard partitioning, so...

The future of OpenStorage - or: Opensolaris Storage Summit

Mike Shapiro held an interestin presentation: Sun Open Storage 2009-2010 . It was the first talk of the OpenSolaris Storage Summit in San Francisco. The presentations gives some directions in...

Deniable

I just thought about an interesting for the mechanism explained in “Proof of concept hack for encrypted direct messages on Twitter - you could deny that you are the intended...

Proof-of-concept hack for encrypted direct messages on Twitter

A lazy afternoon after drinking coffee at my prefered coffee dealer. So i had some time for a proof of concept. Fsck … i didn´t knew how rusty my Perl...

links for 2009-02-22

Erlang Community - A fast web server demonstrating some undocumented Erlang features - Trapexit (tags: tutorial programming webserver erlang) TCP/IP stack in Erlang (tags: erlang) Viddler.com - C4[1] Ippolito: Exploring...

Security Vulnerability in OpenSSL due to Improper Usage of Signature

I want you to advise of a security vulnerability in OpenSSL. As Solaris contains OpenSSL (beginning with Solaris 10), Solaris 10 and Opensolaris are vulnerable to the CVE 2008-5077 :...

The NUBIT presentations revisted ...

Didn´t thought that the presentation from the NuBIT would yield so much interest: # zgrep "nubit2009/nubit2009" www.c0t0d0s0.eu.access.log* | grep "pdf" | grep " 200 " | wc -l<br /> 1106...

Encrypted direct messages in Twitter

Just thought about an add-on service for Twitter. Twitter isn´t really an secure communication channel. It would be nice to have an something like an service for public keys. Obviously...

First sightings: 6-core Opteron

Techreport published an article about the upcoming 6 core Opteron “Istanbul”. AMD seems to have working silicon. This is an especially interesting news for our X4600 as this system contains...

Some insight into the read cache of ZFS - or: The ARC

The Adjustable Replacement Cache (ARC) of Solaris ZFS is really an interesting piece of software Interestingly it´s based on a development of IBM, the Adaptive Replacement Cache as described by...

links for 2009-02-20

At Unisys, Intel's Itanium chip is dead | Nanotech - The Circuits Blog - CNET News How many additional nails need the coffin for Itanium?

Infoworld reviews the Sun Storage 7210

Paul Venezia wrote an really positive review of the Sun Storage 7210 in “Test Center: Sun’s stellar NAS in a can”: The market for multilingual filers has plenty of players,...