US-Dollar

Coincidence? “Iran demands oil pay in yen not dollars” and “Euro Hits All-Time High Against Dollar”

GorillaPod

Okay, it´s the fault of Kris: I have an additional item on my shoppinglist before the crazy autumn starts … the GorillaPod. PS: Viva, Las Vegas ;)

links for 2007-07-13

A European's Take On ISC2007 Interesting thoughts about the future development in HPC (tags: HPC ISC ISC2007) Automating Xen Virtual Machine Deployment (tags: XEN virtualisation)

Lustre with ZFS

Yesterday Cluster Filesystems Inc. announced, that they will use ZFS for the data storage of their Lustre Filesystem. As fa as i read the announcement, Cluster File Systems will not...

LDOMs walkthrough

There is a good walkthrough of the configuration of LDOMs at in Brad Beadles blog. He shows some obstacles (which will be fixed), but also some neat tricks like using...

Out now: AIX 6 beta

AIX 6 - giving you the new Solaris 10 features of yesterday tomorrow. As i wrote before: Many of the “new” features look like a reaction to Solaris 10.

I´m addicted to blog ...

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Replication with ZFS

Mark Round wrote a good summary of replication with integrated mechanisms of ZFS (without help of the Sun Availability Suite). I will integrate the steps into my cheat sheet.

Scheduler

The coverage of Linux in the Internet celebrates the Completly Fair Scheduler as a new milestone in the development of Linux. Well, Solaris got a Fair Share Scheduler some years...

Flash9 for Solaris

It was quite a while in beta status, but now it´s available: Flash9 for Solaris 10. It will be part of Opensolaris with Build 69.

links for 2007-07-10

DSLR / Digitalkamera FAQ (tags: photography) Seeing Red, Sun Shifts Into Utility Computing Era -- Utility Computing -- InformationWeek (tags: news redshift sun)

Green Computing more than just a PR stunt at Sun

This article at Computing sheds a differentating light onto the green inititative of Sun and it´s competitors: The spate of technology companies instigating green marketing campaigns is a sign that...

CDU/CSU rechtsextrem?

Ich muss mich ja bei Herrn Profalla bedanken: In einem Radiointerview hat dieser gesagt, das die Unionsparteien sich darum gekümmert haben, das neben der Union kein platz für rechte Parteien...

Cheatsheet for Solaris presentations

I´ve started to give presentations of Solaris in a different way: Only introductory slides, after them just shell. For this purpose i´ve started to write a cheat sheet for this...

Death toll

3603 dead U.S. soldiers for the disorted perception of reality of some politicians I hope, some people in Washington can´t sleep anymore …

A380

Ich frage mich ja ernsthaft, ob die deutsche Presse sich die Mission geschaffen hat, den A380 kaputt zu schreiben. Kein Markt … viel zu gross … kleinere Maschinen besser. Diesmal...

Schäuble

Ich frage mich mittlerweile, ob man mit diesem Menschen nicht eher Mitleid haben sollte, als das man ihn für seine Idee achtkantig aus dem Bundestag werfen sollte. Nun fordert er...

A scanner darkly

7 Jahre in der Zukunft. Die Bürgerrechte sind dem Altar der Sicherheit geopfert worden. Es ist hier der Krieg gegen die Drogen, nicht gegen den Terror, aber die Gefahren sind...

Mindshare

After reading many articles about the HPC announcement i think, that the most positive archievement of our new monster infiniband switch is not the technological archievement. The most positive effect...

Constellation at HPCwire

HPCwire about Constellation: Essentially Sun is trying to do what many thought was impractical -- scale a cluster into a petaflop machine. The first Sun Constellation deployment will be at...