Some perspective to this DIY storage server mentioned at Storagemojo

I’ve received yesterday some mails/tweets with hints to a “Thumper for poor” DIY chassis. Those mails asked me for an opinion towards this piece of hardware and if it’s a...

links for 2009-09-03

YouTube - (HQ) Röyksopp live at Senkveld. "The Girl and the Robot " featuring Robyn. (tags: royksopp robot)

Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array

Sun talked about a flash array at the ISC in Hamburg. Now it got obvious, that something is imminent in regard of this system, as soon as patch 141484-01 was...

Interesting device

Sometimes you stumble over interesting upcoming products already documented in docs.sun.com: Click on Storage, then at the “Browse Product Documentation” at Hardware (if it’s not already opened), then click on...

It started with an URL - or: The source of rumours

I got aware of a new rumour in regard of Oracle and Sun: This rumour is based on a CNN article, which speculated that Oracle will sell of the hardware...

Weihnachtssaison 2009 offiziell eröffnet

Wir haben noch August, wenn auch nur noch knapp. Doch schon heute konnten im Netto-Supermarkt in Barßel die Vorboten der Adventszeit aufgefunden werden: Gewürzspekulatius. Jenes Gebäck, das man in der...

Storagemojo about the missing ZFS in Snow Leopard

I really like Robin Harris’ Storage Mojo blog, but in this case, but i’m thinking in his article Why did Apple drop ZFS he is wrong, when he thinks that...

links for 2009-08-29

YouTube - First Train Home - Official Video (tags: imogen heap)

Diskless Boot

While commenting to a tweet of @alecmuffet a question arised in my head: Why do many people talk about SAN boot and why do people seldomly ask for NFS boot?...

links for 2009-08-28

FrOSCon 2009 Review + Bilder - Alexander Stelter - foo, bar, baz (tags: Froscon)

Solaris vs. Linux - the quiz

You will find a quiz on the english version of the Systemheros to find out something important about yourself, the name of our prefered OS or at least the one,...

Lanyards

When you talk at events quite often, you will collect them in larger amounts: Layards. I’ve just sorted the lanyard of the Froscon into the large box … i don’t...

Really recommended listening: Imogen Heap - Ellipse

Long time readers of my blog know, that I’m a fan of the music of Imogen Heap. On August 24th she published her new album. My opinion: It was time...

Oracle and SPARC

Looks like Oracle starts to put some weight behind SPARC with a teaser for an announcement taking place on October the 14th at the Oracle World - Performance - Sun...

Rainbow Falls

Sanjay just gave me the kind OK to publish his Rainbow Falls presentation from the Hot Chips conference: It gives you some interesting insight into the future development the the...

Perl 5.10.1 with dtrace support

Looks like Perl will have integrated dtrace support soon. The Install file of the Release Candidate 1 for Perl 5.10.1 states: On platforms where DTrace is available, it may be...

Nach einem Vortrag ist vor einem Vortrag

So … der Vortrag bei der Froscon ist vorbei, ich habe gelernt, das ich anscheinend kein Mikrophon benoetige, um einen Saal beschallen zu können und versuche gerade meine Präsentation noch...

Hotchips: Sun's 3rd generation on-chip UltraSPARC security acclerator

Lawrence gave me the kind approval to publish his presentation from the HotChips event, which ended yesterday in Stanford. In his presentation he talks about the upcoming extensions to the...

PFT

Today the it was announced by an official communication here in Germany. Thus i think i can now write about it here. At the beginning of this month i was...

FrOSCon 09 - Nachlese

Das waren also zwei Tage auf der FrOSCon. Da ich einen Vortragsslot am Ende des letzten Tages hat, war ich die komplette Zeit da und habe Standdienst gemacht. War ganz...