MSN033

Apropos A380 … MSN33, the first A380 for an european customer, made it´s first flight on February 13th. MSN033 is the first one for Air France. The flight blogger has...

One millionth passengers in a SIA A380

The first A380 found it´s way to Singapore Airlines regular service in October 2007, but the plane already carried it one millionth passenger. I find this really impressive. A friend...

New rules for the SAP SD benchmark

SAP published new rules for the SAP SD benchmark in January. The changes as stated in this SAP FAQ document are somewhat fundamental, but reflect the reality. Two changes are...

Clouds

In the last few days, i thought a little bit about cloud computing. As you may know as a frequent reader of this blog, i have a strong dislike to...

Alice is back

Today the technican of my phone company and ISP was able to repair my internet connection. Cable defect somewhere between me and the DSLAM … so Alice DSL is back...

Virtualbox 2.1.4 released

There is a new version of Virtualbox available. The changelog is available at the usual location. The change “Solaris: fixed inability to start more than 128 VMs” is especially interesting,...

Finally a good usecase for Hadoop at home

I finally found a good usecase for Hadoop at home …. speeding up grep-like operations on a desktop with 4 cores …

The Airbus A320 and Solaris have something in common

I read many aviation related blogs. Thus i found a nice statement about the A320 in plane talking. The author states that he tells new A320 trainees at the beginning:...

Media, blogs and technology - today: Nuclear submarines

Well, sometimes journalists and bloggers should think a little bit before writing. There is some hassle in media and blogs about a collision of two nuclear missle submarines. Well …...

links for 2009-02-16

ClubOrlov: Saturday, February 14, 2009 Social Collapse Best Practices (tags: mustread) Storage 7000 (Amber Road) Automated CLI Tool : All the Interesting Things (tags: tools S7000 cli) YouTube - Nusrat...

PSARC 2008/580 - Host based firewall

In my presentation at the Partner University 2009 in Weimar, i´ve talked about systemic features - a feature in Solaris consisting out of several features. Something like the vast possibibilities...

English version of the NUBIT 2009 presentation

I´ve translated the presentation “Die weniger bekannten Features von Solaris” that i´ve held on friday at the Nubit. So there is a an english version available as well. You will...

links for 2009-02-15

YouTube - The Simpsons - NEW Main Title The new trailer of The Simpsons (tags: video hd youtube TV Simpsons) Blogging at FL250: JungleBus Systems Post: Flight Management System

Happy birthday Mr. Gabriel

I forgot to post this article yesterday. Peter Gabriel had his 59th birthday yesterday. So, happy birthday too you, Mr. Gabriel, and thank for providing my favourite music for almost...

Towards Cologne

A view like this one is the reason, why i like to fly. No matter, how stressed i am, such a scenery is able to calm me down … come...

Präsentation für die Nubit 2009: Die weniger bekannten Features von Solaris 10

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links for 2009-02-14

madvise(3C) – provide advice to VM system (man pages section 3: Basic Library Functions) - Sun Microsystems (tags: manpage)

Nerdisms: 1234567890

mysql> select FROM_UNIXTIME(1234567890); +---------------------------+ | FROM_UNIXTIME(1234567890) | +---------------------------+ | 2009-02-14 00:31:30 | +---------------------------+ 1 row in set (0.01 sec) mysql> </code>

Ende einer Horrorwoche ...

Was für eine Woche! Ich bin jetzt wirklich am Ende. Flasche leer. Nix geht mehr. Nicht mal mehr Impulsantrieb. Obwohl man soll Freitag, den 13ten nicht vor dem Ende es...

links for 2009-02-13

Wilhelm II. « BILDblog Wie der Minister zum Wilhelm kam .... :)