The last few days

It was a little bit quiet here the last few days. I had not much time the last few days. Had an alumni meeting of my old school on saturday,...

links for 2007-09-17

» Same old - Same old - and we’re not learning from it | Paul Murphy | ZDNet.com (tags: it management)

links for 2007-09-14

Google Dance - Das Index-Update der Suchmaschine Google

links for 2007-09-13

Sun Solaris upgrade snuggles with Linux | The Register (tags: linux opensolaris opensource solaris virtualization) Virtualization: The emerging hardware vs. OS bundle debate | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com (tags:...

Die eigentliche Tragödie von 9/11

Der Spiegelfechter schreibt in 9/11 - ein Tag, der Geschichte ist Dass eine Clique von großmannssüchtigen Imperialisten die Weltgeschichte ändern wird, war historisch vielleicht unvermeidlich und wäre auch ohne 9/11...

Azul in Problems

Some weeks ago i wrote about the problematic nature of custom build hardware, as general-purpose hardware has similar performance characteristics. It seems that my points wasn’t overly speculative: It looks...

Sun acquires Cluster File Systems Inc.

Sun acquires Cluster File Systems Inc. One of the difficulties of Solaris in HPC deals was the mediocre support of Lustre unter Solaris. This should change now. And as Lustre...

links for 2007-09-12

heise online - Anwalt Gravenreuth zu Haftstrafe verurteilt [Update] Jener Anwalt mit einer langen Historie in IT-Kreisen ist ohne Bewährung verurteilt worden. Wie sieht es dann dann eigentlich mit der...

TPM about Solaris 10 Update 4

TPM wrote about Update 4 in the ITJungle. I like comments like this, especially as TPM isn’t overly sun-friendly: There were not any substantial changes to the core kernel inside...

The need for cryptography everywhere

Computer security is to some extend a feeled asset. Thus user tend to do less than nescessary to protect their computers. They install a firewall and think “I don’t need...

links for 2007-09-11

BetaNews | IBM to Develop OpenOffice.org with Sun (tags: Openoffice Sun IBM) Linux.com :: How to give your low-end Canon digital camera RAW support (tags: camera Canon photography software Upgrade...

Opensourcing storage

An interesting article about open sourcing storage software at Infoworld Best of open source in storageSome remarkable quotes: As we noted in our review, ZFS is the best file system...

Sorry

Sorry, when you have to wait for your AMD Opteron based on K10 a little bit longer … we´ve needed 15.000 of them. As stated here, out of the same...

Scientia about K10

Scientia gives a nice overview why AMD K10, or Barcelona, should give AMD a nice push in the next quarters.

Leserbrief

Ich habe von einem Leser folgenden Artikel, mit der Bitte um Veröffentlichung bekommen. Dieser Bitte komme ich gerne nach, da ich die meisten Positionen teile. Der Klarname liegt mir vor,...

links for 2007-09-09

pkg(1): a no scripting zone Concept for a package format without scripting (tags: Solaris packaging)

links for 2007-09-08

Al Gore and the Internet</a></div> Robert Kahn and Vinton Cerf about Al Gores Involment at creating the Inetern. (tags: gore algore history internet technology web) </li> Fool: Watch Sun's Stock...

StorageMojo about the NetApp/Sun lawsuit

Robin writes about the lawsuit and comes to an interesting conclusion: In fact, there is a better than even chance that this suit will turn out to be a Very...

links for 2007-09-07

DTrace on OnTAP Bryan Cantrill about dtrace on OnTAP but foremost the NTAP/Sun lawsuit (tags: patents sun)

Jonathan about the NetApp/Sun lawsuit

Jonathan comments in Thank you, Network Appliance the lawsuit filed by NetApp NetApps first approached StorageTek behind the cover of a third party intermediary (yes, it sounds weird, doesn't it?)...