Jonathan about Q1FY09

Jonathan wrote an interesting article about his perspective on the first quarter of the current fiscal year: Understanding Sun’s Business - Q1 Results. Really worth a read.

Ouch ....

On our first quarter of this fiscal year: Net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2009 on a GAAP basis was $1.677 billion, or $(2.24) per share on a...

links for 2008-10-30

Explore Your ZFS Adaptic Replacement Cache (ARC) - The Blog of Ben Rockwood (tags: zfs solaris cache)

links for 2008-10-29

Wider der Verschraddelung der IT | Einstiegsserver mit SPARC64-Quadcore-Pro... | iX-Newsforen Sorry ... konnte mich mal wieder nicht zurueckhalten ... ich habe mal wieder laenger kommentiert. (tags: heise) Calamity Coach or Thirteen reasons not to travel...

Memory prices for SPARC Servers.

One of the critics about the M3000 isn´t the system itself. It´s the price for the memory. But as alway, this isn´t about making Sun rich. There are technical reasons...

Clifford Stoll at TED

Clifford Stoll was the guy, who found some hackers hired by the KGB in his system 20 years ago. In computer security he is known for his book “The Cuckoo’s...

Sun SPARC Enterprise M3000 announced

Sun and Fujitsu jointly announced the system codenamed Ikkaku today : Sun SPARC Enterprise M3000. The M3000 is a single-socket system for the SPARC 64 VII CPU, thus it´s a...

links for 2008-10-28

Penguin Pete's Blog - Why I Am Not A "Linux Advocate" (tags: linux advocacy)

Pedantic nation

I had my trip back to Hamburg from Toulouse today. Was a nice flight. Well, except the contact with the ground crew in Toulouse. I had the impertinence to try...

CRM bei der Bahn

Also irgendwie muss die Bahn noch ein wenig an ihrem CRM System arbeiten. Ich habe meine Nachfolge-Bahncard im Abo erhalten: [...] natuerlich mit allen exklusiven Vorteilen, von denen nur unsere...

SAP Benchmarks revisited

There is a new benchmark from Sun for SAP on the SAP website. SAP certified the benchmarking of the Sun Fire X4600 with quadcores. This benchmark result is especially interesting...

Backscatter

There is really some buzz about xray backscatter scanners here in Germany. Many newspaper titled with “European Commision allows nude scanners”. I reported about them in an article back in...

Takeoff 2

Yes, i know … a starting aircraft again. But this version is much better than the other one: You can see the thrust of the engines. I assume it´s an...

Hoerempfehlung: Leigh Nash - All Along the Wall (Styrofoam Remix)

Wieder mal eine Hörempfehlung für ein einzelnes Lied: Vielleich erinnert sich noch jemand an das unsägliche “Kiss me” von Sixpence non the richer. War eine Zeitlang mein Lieblingsgrund das Radio...

Nice gadget ...

There is an factory installed barcode scanner in the the E71 (but you can install one on many mobiles with a camera). With this barcode you can encode your vCard...

Takeoff

Narbonne

Nacktscanner

Hmmm … die Diskussion, die dieser Tage durch die Medien getrieben wird, kommt mir seltsam bekannt vor: In “Maximal invasive Sicherheit” habe ich 2005 erstmals ueber Backscatter-Röntgen geschrieben. Ich muss...

Bahnfahren

Die Geschichte mit dem Kind, das von einer Fahrkartenkontrolleurin aus dem Zug geworfen worden ist, ist ja schon durch die Presse gegangen. Fefe berichtet jetzt in seinem Blog ueber weitere...

Andy will work for Arista Networks as the Chief Development Officer

Hmm … there is a lot of buzz around the leave of Andy. I was shocked in the first moment. But as usual nowadays, there are often missing parts in...