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Comment about Fishworks

Storagebod wrote an article about the various available virtual storage appliances. In Appliance of science he wrote about Fishworks the S7000 Storage Simulator (it´s just that, andi it´s not optimised...

I had a bad day

I didn´t wrote an article yesterday and this morning , albeit there was much to report. For example the Q-Layer acquisition. Or about the new IPMP in Opensolaris as a...

links for 2009-01-06

How to Configure a Standby Interface for an IPMP Group (System Administration Guide: IP Services) - Sun Microsystems (tags: network) tcpdrop for Solaris (tags: tools solaris sysadmin) BigAdmin Submitted Tech...

links for 2009-01-05

The Irish Economy´s Rise Was Steep, and the Fall Was Fast - NYTimes.com (tags: financial europe crisis economy ireland) Would You Pay $103,000 for This Arizona Fixer-Upper? - WSJ.com (tags:...

DTrace in FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE

From the release notes of FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE: >The DTrace, a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework and dtrace(1) userland utility have been imported from OpenSolaris. DTrace provides a powerful infrastructure to permit...

Crossbow by examples

Ben Rockwood wrote a great article about the usage of Crossbows vnics and virtual switches in conjunctions with zones: Crossbow Experiements and Elation. A must-read.

What will be after Linux?

An tweet on twitter lead me to some thoughts. The question in this tweet was “What will be after Linux?” At first this seems as a question of a Solaris...

Munich OpenSolaris User Group (MUCOSUG)

Es ist eine interessante zeitliche Koinzidenz, denn ich wusste nichts von dem Vorhaben, in Muenchen eine OSUG auf die Beine zu stellen, und ich glaube auch nicht, das die Münchener...

links for 2009-01-03

True Marble Imagery - Free Download (tags: photography photo photos pictures mapping maps world satellite)

Ars Technica about OpenSolaris

Ars Technica writes in “A look back at the open source victories of 2008”: Sun released the very first version of OpenSolaris this year. OpenSolaris, which emerged from Project Indiana,...

Moon

756 vs. 662

The winner in the category “Most fix aircraft orders” is: Airbus. They were able to gather 756 orders whereas Boeing just got 662. But these numbers show another interesting trend:...

Paul Murphy about Sun 2009

Paul Murphy writes in his article “Predictions for 2009”: Sun is an odd case: by any reasonable standard the company should be a big winner next year: in particular with...

Hamburg (Open)solaris User Group

Das neue Jahr hat begonnen, Zeit also die HHOSUG zu startenn. Obwohl die Usergruppe Hamburg im Namen traegt, ist das doch eher auf die Metropolregion Hamburg bezogen. Um erstmal einen...

Latency impact of sonic waves directed to hard disk casings

When you really thing about harddisks, you could get the feeling, that this subsystem is a really delicate one. You read data from disk spinning at up to 15.000 rpm,...

2009!

It´s 2009. At least in my timezone. Happy new year. There is a lot of uncertainity around because of the economic problems, the unsolved problems of this world. And many...

Happy new year!

As the first of my readers enter 2009 in a few minutes (e.g. the readers in New Zealand), i want send some greetings from my side: </a>

FUD from the Linux Foundation or: Mr Zemlin again ...

I wrote it before in my blog, but once (when i was young and wild) i threw a sales rep out of my office, who tried to get into the...

Goodbye 2008, hello 2009!

2008 is over. Almost. I don´t think, that the last few days will change it. At least i hope so. But … i don´t see any game-changing development for the...