Event Announcement: Virtualise with confidence Tour

Ich habe gerade eine Mail von einem Kollegen über eine Reihe von Events bekommen, die im Laufe der nächsten Wochen stattfinden wird. Ich habe kurz in die Agenda geguckt, und...

Flash in the Oracle Exadata V2

There is an interesting piece in the hardware description as mentioned on the FAQ page of the Exdata system: 2 quad-core Intel Xeon E5540 (2.53GHz) processors 24GB memory 4X96 GB...

The Oracle/Sun announcement of Exadata Version 2

Sometimes i just look at the comments, article and opinion pieces out there in the internet and asking myself, what happened to logic, what happened to systemic thinking, what happened...

Blue to the bones

I write my opinion about the new Exadata machine a little bit later, but i found another interestin thing about TheRegisters Timothy Prickett Morgan while scanning news about the Exadata...

The impact of virtualisation

My colleague Jan searched a little bit in the large heap of benchmarking certifications of SAP and found something really interesting. The benchmarks certified in document number 2009034 (Sun Fire...

Virtualbox 3.0.6

A new version of Virtualbox is available at the usual location at virtualbox.org. The same website provides a longer change log document about the fixes in this version.

Upcoming joint announcement of Sun and Oracle

There is an interesting invitation for an upcoming announcement at the Sun home page: You're invited to see the World's first OLTP Database Machine with FlashFire technology This event will...

links for 2009-09-13

Demonstration gegen Überwachung: Video zeigt Polizei-Attacke - taz.de "Zehntausende Menschen protestieren in Berlin weitgehend friedlich gegen Überwachungsmaßnahmen. Das Video eines Bloggers zeigt allerdings eine brutale Polizeiattacke"

RBridges integrated to Opensolaris Build 124

RBridges? WTF? Did you ever hear of TRILL? The Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links? Perhaps you’ve heard of the protocol that the TRILL WG at the IETF hopes to...

Thoughts about this DIY-Thumper and storage in general

So … 16.000 pageviews later, i’ve read through several reactions to my article “Some perspective to this DIY storage server mentioned at Storagemojo”. I wrote that article after reading Robin...

links for 2009-09-10

YouTube - the postal service - such great heights High Rez (tags: music video fab chips)

Oracle and Sun - or: Do you need more commitment?

Yesterday i’ve got a pdf of this ad, a few minutes ago Glynn Foster hinted to an article on digg. Would the people spreading all this “Sun will set” -FUD...

L2ARC in Hardware

It was obvious, that someone would take the idea of the L2ARC - an additional read cache on a SSD - and implement in hardware: Adaptec announced a RAID controller...

Coffee4Local - or: 1751 Subscribers

Yet another coffee for Local: By the way … i didn’t stop blogging … i just writing a really long follow-on article to the the DIY-Thumper article at the moment....

links for 2009-09-09

Datei:Wappen-Altona.svg – Wikipedia Index of /ora-smf/ORA_SMF_1_5_1 (tags: oracle smf manifest)

links for 2009-09-08

brand eins Online: "Eine Entdeckung" - brand eins 09/2009 - WAS UNTERNEHMERN NÃœTZT (tags: twitter microblogging brandeins) Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why. (tags: science...

Nice usecase for ZFS

The Apache Foundation had a security breach a few days ago (no, not on the Solaris 10 system ;) ), that led to the compromitation of their services. A nice...

links for 2009-09-07

Bug ID: 6820054 Turbocharged SVr4 package commands [PSARC 2009/173] (tags: PSARC solaris) EU to examine Sun-Oracle merger; limbo continues | JavaWorld's Daily Brew (tags: oracle sun rumours)

Latency matters

Latency matters. Even in small quantities and thinking about storage networking just in IOPS without thinking about latency is like thinking of disks just in size but not in IOPS....

links for 2009-09-04

YouTube - Lindforest - What Else Is There (Röyksopp cover) (LIVE) (tags: music royksopp)