links for 2009-10-18

Boeing struggles again with the truth about the 787 debacle – Plane Talking (tags: 787)

Schon komisch ...

Irgendwie ist es ja doch schon komisch gewesen: Letzte Woche habe ich mich in einem Forenartikel bei Heise darüber mokiert, das man zwar ueber einen SPARC64 VII Speedbump berichtet hat,...

App benchmarks, incorrect conclusions and the Sun Storage F5100

I’ve just read through several comments regarding the F5100. Is it just me or is common sense on vacation at the moment at some locations. I will go through some...

1915

Nice … 1915 subscribers :) Yet another coffee for Local …

Na endlich ...

Bisher war ja HAM-FRA so eine Monopolstrecke der Lufthansa. Das führte dazu, das man preisgünstiger nach New York kommen konnte als nach Frankfurt. Air Berlin will jetzt auf dieser Strecke...

The next salvo in direction of IBM

Oracle just fired the next salvo in the direction of IBM. Especially the last comparison made my day: Sun - building smarter computers/IBM - building “smarter” planets ;) Hilarious! :)...

219

The video of my Solaris 10 Security presentation (sorry, just in German) is online for just a little bit more than 24 hours and it had already 214 viewers. Perhaps...

Some takeaways from the Sun/Oracle TPC-C benchmark

While reading the Full Disclosure reports of Suns TPC-C benchmark report i found some interesting things: The average response times in the Sun TPC-C result are 17 times better on...

links for 2009-10-15

Promo Trailer: "The Expendables" | Adanx - Movie News, Trailers, Soundtracks WTF? Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Giselle Itié,...

Webseminar "Solaris 10 Security" mit Tonspur

Gestern lief das Webseminar “Solaris 10 Security”. Dieses möchte ich Euch nun als Video zur Verfügung stellen: Ich hoffe es ist informativ für Euch. Der CC-Teil am Anfang ist etwas...

Gefühlte Unsicherheit

Ich habe heute morgen eine sehr gute Freundin zu ihrem Flug nach Helsinki gebracht. So kam ich dann auch mal wieder zur Ehre, den Flughafen zu betreten ohne hetzen zu...

IBM's reaction to Sun/Oracle TPC-C announcement

I expected a reaction from IBM in regard of Sun/Oracle. But not such a lame one as provided by Mrs. Stahl of IBM. Let’s forget for a minute that TPC-C...

links for 2009-10-14

AppleInsider | Microsoft's Sidekick/Pink problems blamed on dogfooding and sabotage (tags: microsoft analysis it business backup history iphone phone 2009 cloud danger sidekick fail) Bartending/Cocktails/Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster - Wikibooks,...

SPARC64 VII speed bump

The Fujitsu website already provides the press release for the speedbump of the SPARC64 VII: Now it’s available with 2.88 GHz for the M9000/M8000 and with 2.53 GHz for the...

links for 2009-10-13

Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) / Direct Strike Hard Target Weapon / Big BLU New Sun Storage: Quick as a Flash | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com But in terms of a true...

Brendan screaming at a storage array - revisited

Do you remember this video Brendan published on the very last day of the last year. He screamed at a single harddisk to demonstrate that Analytics is precise enough to...

TPC-C benchmark reports for the Sun/Oracle T5440/F5100 configuration

The results of the recent TPC-C benchmark are available at the TPC-C website. As usual you will find the Executive Summary and the Full Disclosure Report at that location, too....

Surveillance by variance-based radio tomographic imaging

This video at Youtube is a great demonstration what’s possible but it’s a horrible demonstration what’s possible as well: Surveillance by using wireless networks. Not by tracking an receiver/transmitter, just...

6000 blog entries

Just saw that this blog entry was the 6000th in this blog. :)

Ben Rockwood at Oracle World

Ben Summers wrote in a tweet “Famous Sun/Oracle merger sceptic sounds almost positive? http://is.gd/4fbN5” when linking to Ben Rockwoods (author of cuddletech.com, one of the best Sun/Solaris blogs) article about...