Dual_EC_DRBG added to Vista SP1

Do you remember the article linking to Bruce Schneiers article about the possible backdoor in the NIST-endorsed Dual_EC_DRBG random number generator. Well exactly this algorithm was added to Microsoft Vista...

St. Stephen´s Tower

SmugMug about Sun

The CEO of SmugMug wrote a really nice comment about Sun - Companies That Listen: Sun: All in all, I’m still feeling pretty dang good about our decision to go...

links for 2007-12-18

Linux defector says RHEL zero, Sun Solaris hero (tags: solaris linux)

Why is Victoria Falls more important than Rock (in the short term) ?

I wrote some days ago, that in my humble opinon tthe Victoria Falls procs are more important than Rock. This have serveral reasons and i want to explain those as...

links for 2007-12-17

Fahrbericht: Volkswagen Eos 2.0 FSI Gefühlsdefizite - Auto & Mobil - sueddeutsche.de (tags: eos vw) man pages section 1M: System Administration Commands: bootadm(1M) (tags: solaris bootadm) Die verlorene Ehre des...

Morgens, halb elf in Deutschland ...

… und im Bordrestaurant wird schon gesoffen.

Selbstmordmontag

ICE1071 zwischen Hamburg und Hannover unbestimmt verspaetet. Personenschaden. Und aus lauter solidarität kommt IC2035 acht minuten zu spät in hannover an. Ist aber garnicht schlimm. Denn der ICE 543 toppt...

Solaris on my root server ... takes a little bit longer ...

The easy method didn´t work … will do it on less less sophisticated method … but this takes a while …

links for 2007-12-15

GRUB and Solaris (tags: boot grub linux solaris)

New root server - first steps

Okay, i´ve installed Solaris on my new root server with the vmware trick, the next step is getting the server to boot from the solaris disk.

Contrails

Schön

Manchmal muss man der Firma ja fast dankbar sein, das sie einen quer durch die Republik jagt. Man sieht dadurch Dinge, die einem ansonsten entgangen wären. Heute war so ein...

Rock delayed?

There are some rumours about a later release of the UltraSPARC Rock - for example at the Register. By the way: Don´t look at Rock … in my opinion for...

Yet another opinion about proprietary vs open source databases

Although a little bit advertising, the blog entry of Jignesh Shah points to an interesting fact: You can easily spend hundred times the server price for the database license. The...

links for 2007-12-14

Battleship Mtron a raid 0 setup of 9 SATA-SSD ... seems to be a fast setup ;) (tags: hardware ssd raid performance) The Omni Group - OmniFocus (tags: gtd software...

Flickr Referer

I´ve learned about a really interesting function of flickr at Daring Fireball. You can get some referer and pageview stats from flickr (only as a Flickr Pro user). You have...

CAPTCHAS

Interesting article about CAPTCHAs. The author has an interesting metric for the quality of a CAPTCHA … the price for the software to break it.

links for 2007-12-13

YouTube - Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wii Remote (tags: lifehacks computer cool remote software tech tools geek multitouch whiteboard wii hack)

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