About Time Slider

This isn´t something i expected to read in regard of Desktop Computing: Sun shows Microsoft how it's done -Time Slider is what Vista's Previous Versions should have been.

Home NAS mit OpenSolaris

In der gedruckten Ausgabe der aktuellen c´t wird ja der Aufbau eines Filers auf Basis von PC-Technik dargestellt. Auch auf Solaris kommt die Sprache. So richtig lang war dieser Teil...

45.000 images

Wired reports about an interesting way to shoot a music video - just take thousands of photos: Eschewing a video camera, he took 45,000 photographs with a Nikon D200 DSLR...

On heavy rotation at the moment

Strange mood at the moment … </param></param></param></embed> No fear, i will not do that stuff from the video … i have music for that … (at iTunes)

in retrospect

May 2005 - i´ve lost my fear of flying …. December 2008 … (inspired by a conversation with a good friend)

Ars Technica about Opensolaris 2008.11

A surpringsly postive review about Opensolaris 2008.11 at Ars Technica - Hands-on: OpenSolaris 2008.11 a major step forward for Sun: OpenSolaris 2008.11 is a very big step forward for Sun,...

Flagday for Crossbow

One of the most interesting upcoming features of Solaris found it. The first parts of the results of PSARC/2006/357 Crossbow - Network Virtualization and Resource Management were integrated yesterday into...

links for 2008-12-05

GlassFish Wiki: JRuby (tags: jruby rubyonrails ruby rails glassfish sun server) lhc - Photocopier and Laser Printer Hazards (tags: laserdrucker) Particle Emission Characteristics of Office Printers - Environmental Science &...

Yet another delay in the 787 program

The Chicago Tribune reports: The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the first of the largely composite jets isn't likely to be delivered before mid-2010, more than two years behind...

Flight to Munich

The flight to MUC yesterday wasn´t really a nice experience. The meeting was good. But the travel to MUC yesterday was a test how long you are able to keep...

Leaked Airbus "787 lessons learned" presentation

The flightblogger was able to publish an article in the “once-in-a-lifetime-scoop”-class. He was able to obtain a internal Airbus presentation,that leaked somehow. This presentation is named “Boeing 787 Lessons Learnt...

A380 too quiet

Okay, we all laughed about the comment of a Boeing guy who stated that the A380 is too quiet. But there seems to be an “too quiet” problem in this...

Overpopulated

Looks like i´m using too many small tools … from right to left: Spotlight, Clock, Language Setting, Volume, Airport, Bluetooth, Monitors, Spaces, Time Machine, PPPoE, Dial-In networking, Accessability, iSync, Growl,...

Deutschsprachiger Anwenderbericht zu Opensolaris 2008.11

Ein sehr wohlwollender, deutschsprachiger Bericht über Solaris 2008.11 ist bei computerseite-spezial zu finden: Mir als Heimanwender macht der Umgang mit dem Unix OpenSolaris viel Freude. [...] Die aktuellen Einschränkungen des...

Guided tour through new features in Opensolaris 2008.11

Roman Strobl created a screencast for the new Opensolaris 2008.11 release. Really worth a look.

More than 250.000 NFS IOPS

Brendan Gregg did an interesting benchmark with our new storage systems to show what an 7410 single-head can deliver: A quarter million NFS IOPS. This number was generated with a...

New features of Opensolaris 2008.11

There is a great list of all the new features of Opensolaris 2008.11 at the opensolaris.com website: What’s New in OpenSolaris 2008.11?

Adam Leventhal about the storage business in the light of the HSP

Adam Leventhal wrote an really insightful piece about the potential effect of the Hybrid Storage Pool to the storage business in “Casting the shadow of the Hybrid Storage Pool”: What...

IBM benchmarketing - now with 100% more nonsense

There must be a standard course at the IBM marketing school. The tricks of the benchmarkting are the same again and again. At least it doesn´t get boring to read...

Opensolaris 2008.11

The released version of Opensolaris 2008.11 is available at the usual locations for download. It contains several interesting new developments like the Time Slider, Fast Reboot and many many more...