Neue Events

In der linken Seitenleiste stehen wieder eine Reihe von Terminen von Events, die entweder von Sun ausgerichtet werden oder bei denen Sun beteiligt ist. Ich bitte um freundliche Beachtung. Sollte...

24 hours of air traffic

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links for 2008-12-18

Using Solaris RBAC to only allow scp/sftp (tags: Security solaris sysadmin ssh rbac) Fernverkehrsseiten von Marcus Grahnert (tags: travel businesstravel Bahn Wagenreihung)

About networking performance in Solaris

I found two really interesting articles about the networking in Solaris: The first one - Examining Large Segment Offload (LSO) in the Solaris Networking Stack - examines the effect of...

Delamination dementi

There were some rumours last week about the delamination of the wings, albeit the Flightblogger was able to gather some other informations that this rumours was nonsense. But after almost...

New scrub

One of the annoying things at zfs was the restart of the scrub when you take an snapshot while the scrub runs. This issue was fixed some builds ago, but...

Linux, Solaris and the alleged conflict

Jim Grisanzio wrote an excellent piece about the alleged areas of conflict between Linux and Solaris in “It´s still too late”: So, is it too late to catch Linux? I'm...

Virtualbox 2.1 released

We have announced a new version of Virtualbox. 2.1 contains some new features and bugfixes. You will find the following add-ons in it: Support for hardware virtualization (VT-x and AMD-V)...

UltraSPARC T2 Reference Design Kit

Sun announced an Reference Design Kit for CMT: It´s an UltraSPARC T2 at 1.17 GHz on an ATX board. You will find more information at the datasheet and the Sun...

NAND-Flashs from Sun and Micron

News from the SLC flash front - Micron, Sun take NAND endurance to one million cycles: Micron Technology Inc. (Boise, Idaho) has said it has worked with Sun Microsystems Inc....

links for 2008-12-17

no solaris ... no life ! - Life with Solaris (tags: solaris opensource packages)

NFS at 2 GByte/s

Brendan Gregg published an follow-on article to his 250.000 IOPS article. In “Up to 2 Gbytes/sec NFS” he shows how far he can drive the Sun Storage 7410 in a...

Cisco selling blades?

Cisco seems to look for new markets - Cisco planning significant data center assault: Perhaps the most important example of that will be a new Cisco blade server system expected...

Attracting Linux users?

Interesting conclusion of Charlie Schluting in his article “Will OpenSolaris 2008.11 Attract Linux Users?”: If OpenSolaris spent the next 1-2 years focusing primarily on adopting standardized open source software rather...

Solaris at Microsoft?

There is an interesting comment at Slashdort. Sadly it´s an anonymous comment … BitTorrent is an excellent intranet content-distribution tool; we used it for years to push software and content...

links for 2008-12-15

YouTube - Landing San Francisco from Cockpit 747 - (part-1) (tags: aviation) YouTube - Landing San Francisco from Cockpit 747 - (part-2) (tags: aviation)

About Crossbow

After the integration of the first bits of Crossbow, Sunay found some time write about some of the advantages of this network stack: Crossbow - Network Virtualization Architecture Comes to...

A380 vs. Boeing 787 delay

After the last delay in the 787 program many news outlets write, that the delays in the 787 program reached the delays in the A380 program. There is only one...

Yesterday

There are days that feel like used ones. Somebody already took the best parts out of it and left only the bad ones. Yesterday was such a day. To start...

Recommended listening: Diary of Dreams - Nekrolog 43

After my recommendation for the Amy MacDonalds album i´ve got some question from friends what´s had happen to my usal favourite music. Nothing, my dears, nothing. I just extended my...