SunCEC2007: Metric of interestingness

How can you measure the interestingness of a keynote? It´s really simple. My colleague Gerd observed, that the more interesting a keynote was, the less notebooks were active. Thus the...

SunCEC2007 Day 3: All-Hands GSE

I was in the GSE All Hands Meeting. It´s a internal meeting, so i won´t write about it´s content. But one thing was really interesting: Most of the people looked...

SunCEC2007 Day 3: Why CEC?

What´s the sense of having such a huge engineering event. It´s not a small or cheap challenge to get 4000 Engineers at one place. So … what´s the benefit: Albeit...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Tired ...

I´ve must been really tired yesterday. At least i woke up at 10 o´clock in my hotelroom yesterday evening sleeping left of the running notebook with a flashcard reader under...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Photos of the Keynotes of the 2nd day

SunCEC2007 Day 3: Convergence

Five or six people already asked me, why i use my smartphone (an Nokia E61, when you look around at CEC it seems, that half the production of this phone...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Niagara 2 Systems launch

I wrote many entries about Niagara2 in the past and will write much about the systems when i´m back home in Germany (in the meantime Allan Packers link list is...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Photos of the Niagara 2 Systems launch event

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Party

The CEC party starts in this minutes at the Palms in Vegas. I´ve decided not to go there, as i don´t like parties and - more important - i´m incredibly...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: 1st breakout - RBAC by John Walsh

It wasn´t the presentation i´ve expected, but that was my own fault … reading the abstract before the presentation avoid surprises. I had expected a presentation about Solaris RBAC. Nevertheless...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: 4th Breakout - "Niagara 2 and Victoria Falls in depth"

This was the only presentation i´ve left early. Nothing new in it for people who try to stay informed and the presentation had room for improvement (to say it polite)...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: 2nd breakout - Web 2.0 by Tim Bray

I start the summary about the breakout sessions i´ve attended today with the best one. Tim Bray talked about his insights into Web 2.0. It wasn´t really about the hype...

SunCEC2007 - Day 2: Macs

When you look around, there is one thing even more ubiquitous than last year: The biten apple on the lid of notebooks. Looks like Sun engineers have a profound affinity...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Solaris

Dan Berg and Jim Baty argue about who was awake for a longer time … Voice from the off: “I´m always on” Dan: “God?” Voice from the off: “Solaris!”

SunCEC2007 Day 2: Jonathans Keynote

Jonathans has closed his presentation right now. Really good .. as usual … Some short takeaways from the keynote: He thanked for 1.2 $ billion more profitability He is really...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: General Session begins

The room has filled .. only seconds to go for he start of the 2nd day…

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 4th breakout: Future The Future of Reliability by Gary Combs and Richard Elling

This was my last breakout yesterday. But it was really interesting. The talk answered many questions about future direction, what Sun will do in the future to make systems more...

SunCEC2007 Day 2: suncec2007 at technorati.com

The tag suncec2007 seems to be quite popular at technorati. At least i found it on the second rank for “WTF´s wanted” for popular searches this morning. I´ve added a...

SunCEC2007 Day ... well Night 1: One thing i really hate about CEC

There is one thing i really hate about CEC: The duration. It´s either too long or too short. On one hand it´s too long to simply ignore the time difference...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Opening Event

The opening event today was really cool. A live event … with live music and live dance on the stage. The music was quite cool. The band this morning was...