SunCEC2007 Day 1: 3rd breakout - Myths in networking by Radia Perlman

There is a special track at the CEC that is called “Luminaries”. It´s reserved for colleagues that are really capacities on their field. One of these luminaries is person known...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Masses of engineers

I´ve wrote in my Twitter feed about the number of attendees: 4000 engineers. This number is interesting out of two reasons: At first its a large amount of people that...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Photos from the Keynote Event

I´ve uploaded the my first photos from the keynotes of the Day 1 of the CEC to flickr. Will do the cleanup this evening.

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 2nd breakout - IT-Futurology by Alec Muffet

IT changes the life, it changes processes, it changes business. Interestingly the way the presentation has to be staged, it showed how huge the possibilites are in everybody´s hand. Alec...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: 1st breakout - Project Darkstar

I visited the Project Darkstar breakout. It´s really interesting how weak the fundaments of massive online games are. Errorprone, scales badly (you need concepts of so called zones and multiple...

SunCEC2007 Day 1: Keynotes

The executive keynotes started. At the moment Andy speaks about new developments in x86. Sounds really cool, but the presentation is tagged confidential. You can expect really cool new things...

SunCEC2007 Day 0: End of the zeroth day

Okay, this was the first full day in Las Vegas. I´m incredibly tired at the moment. The jetlag seems to be worser than the last time in Las Vegas. Made...

SunCEC2007 Day 0: Some thoughts about Las Vegas

Nothing is real in this city. It´s a copy. Albeit it´s an archievement to copy on such a scale, it misses something … i wasn´t able to find something like...

SunCEC2007 Day -1: Darling of fortune

Looks like í´m a darling of fortune: I´ve lost 50.000 miles, but got an upgrade for the flight back home in Business Class ….

SunCEC2007 Day -1: Fog

Oh no … i don´t believe we will leave Berlin on time …. dense fog …

SunCEC2007 Day -1: Lounge in TXL

I think, i can become accustomed to fly as an Lufthansa Frequent Traveller. Lounge access is really cool. Better coffee, free food and at foremost chairs! Plenty of them …...

SunCEC2007 Day -1: From Berlin to Las Vegas

Late-night checkins are really a usefull thing, most of my colleagues in Hamburg have to wake up at five to be 3 hours early at the airport. But the (although...

About Jonathan

Now as it look that Jonathans leadership will be a successful one, articles about him start to arrive: The ‘Warrior’ Within Jonathan Schwartz. Schwartz has begun to back up his...

xVM isn´t just Xen

Marc Hamilton wrote about the preview of xVM, our virtualisation technology, in his blog. I wan´t to add some thoughts to it. I´ve talked with some customers about xVM in...

Sun x86: "I was surprised as hell"

Interesting quote about Suns x86 systems at Internetnews: "I was surprised as hell," Dan Olds, principal of GCG, told InternetNews.com. "The big thing it tells you is that real customers...

SunCEC2007 Day -2: Heaven on earth ...

Bad thing: My meeting was canceled due a really bad cold (according to voice) by the customer. The good: For the leg between Frankfurt and Denver i´ve got an emergency...

links for 2007-10-05

"Maria Stuart" in Hamburg: Koeniglich schrecklich - Kultur - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten (tags: theater)

links for 2007-10-03

User Authentication on the Solaris OS Part 2: Introduction to PAM (tags: authentication security solaris sun pam)

links for 2007-10-02

Deutschlandradio Kultur - Thema - Vom "Sturmgeschütz der Demokratie" zur "Spritzpistole der Angela Merkel" (tags: politik) web-zweinull » Web 2.0? (tags: web2.0 deutsch) O'Reilly -- What Is Web 2.0 (tags:...

The last lecture of Randy Pausch: Really achieving your childhood dreams

A university professor gets the fatal diagnosis of terminal pancreatic cancer. This is the recording of his last lecture one month after he get the message, that he will have...