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...

Less known Solaris Features: About crashes and cores - Appendix B: Live crashdumps

With gcore you can create core dumps of processes without the need to stop them. You can do the same with the crash dumps as well. You can trigger a...

Bullshit in regard of Openoffice

Hmm … long time ago i´ve subscribed a Google news alert about “Sun Microsystems”. Sometimes it gathers really excellent articles at locations i wasn´t aware of before. But most of...

Andy at the 9th ICFA seminar

Andy held a presentation at the 9th seminar of the International Comitee of Future Accelerator: The Solid State Storage Revolution. The pages 25 and 26 are especially interesting. :) PS: Other topics were Neutrino...

Requalified for FTL status

Only 45 flights this year … thus it was a little bit harder to requalify for FTL. At the end it was the last flight of the year in conjunction...

Logical Domains 1.1

The developers of LDOMs gave the users of the T1 and T2(+) based system a nice christmas present: The 1.1 version of the LDOMs. This update provides some interesting new...

Hohlräume

Interessanter Kommentar von Norbert Bluem zur aktuellen Wirtschaftskrise im Hamburger Abendblatt: Die gegenwärtige Wirtschaftskrise bietet manche Erfahrung, aus der man klüger werden kann: Keiner der großen ökonomischen Koryphäen des Neoliberalismus'...

Updated SDN article about pfexec

After some comments from readers Marina and I updated the article about pfexec at the Sun Developer Network. We integrated some clarifications and changed the wording in some parts. It`s...

Solaris Zones from a security standpoint

Glenn Brunette and Jeff Victor published an interesting document about Solaris Zones with the Blueprint “Understanding the Security Capabilities of Solaris Zones Software”: So why does the world need yet...

Recommended listening: Collide - Two headed monster

This recommendation is from the darker side of my musical taste. It´s Collide … an electronic band from California. I´ve wrote about this band in this block back in 2005....

Best wishes

I´m driving to my parents in a few hours from now. I´m already packing my bags for a few days at the moment. But i won´t leave Hamburg without sending...

Another comment about OpenSolaris 2008.11

A really positive article about Opensolaris 2008.11. Steven Lawson writes in OpenSolaris 2008.11: Its Time Is Coming: I was attracted to OpenSolaris 2008.11 in the first place by a couple...

Road ahead ...

Recession friendly software

Julian Exenberger has an interesting point of view in regard of Sun software. He wrote about it in “It’s recession time and Sun has the best recession kool aid.”: Well...

Road to Death Valley

Crash twittering

As you may have read in the news, there was a plane crash in Denver. A Continental 737 left the runway in the wrong direction at take off. But this...

Does happiness have a price tag?

Gedanken zum Fest 2008

Ich habe die letzten Jahre eigentlich immer ein paar Zeilen zu Weihnachten geschrieben. Aber irgendwie habe ich dieses Jahr noch weniger Weihnachtslaune als sonst. Null … nix … Ich mag...

links for 2008-12-20

Bundestagsdrucksache 16/10220: Stand der Planungen für den weiteren Ausbau der A 20 (tags: A20)

Take off from Las Vegas