links for 2009-08-16

Tynt Tracer: The Spy who got into my Cut Buffer? – dropsafe (tags: tynt privacy)

links for 2009-08-15

Terracotta on Sun's CMT and x64 Solaris servers : George Drapeau's Weblog (tags: cmt java benchmarks)

Improvements to Recommended and SunAlert Patch Cluster

At Sunsolve you will find two large files with assorted patches. One of them is the recommended Patchcluster which contains all patches Sun recommends for operation at a certain point...

Neue Heldenfunk-Episode

Mir ist gerade aufgefallen, das ich schon seit Ewigkeiten auf die regelmaessig erscheinenden Heldenfunk-Episoden hingewiesen habe: Soeben ist die 36. Episode online gegangen, bei der es um Themen geht wie...

Yet another problem with the 787

When it rains, it pours. After problem with the connection of the wings to the center box, there are more problems with the fuselage. The Fliightblogger writes in “Breaking: Structural...

Squirrel

This photo is a good proof, that you don’t need a good camera for a great shot, just a great moment and a large amount of luck: Squirrel is surprise...

Anschlag

Wie sich der Gebrauch eines Wortes doch ändert. Aus einem Artikel des Tagesspiegels: Unterdessen gab es einen Anschlag auf die U5. Aus einer Gruppe von Kindern und Jugendlichen heraus wurde...

New system

I received my new desktop/test rig/fileserver/sun ray server/internal webserver for my office at home today. I’ve ordered the wrong version of the case, so i have to purchase some additional...

links for 2009-08-13

korrekte Uhrzeit (tags: ntp solaris)

Enhancencements to SunSSH and OpenSSL in Opensolaris

Jan Pechanec provides an interesting presentation about the enhancements to SunSSH and the OpenSSL version in Opensolaris in the period from January 2008 until June 2009. You can download it...

links for 2009-08-12

Understanding AMD Opteronâ„¢ Processor Model Numbers (tags: AMD model numbers)

memstat

There is a really useful functionality in the mdb. You can print out a detailed overview of your memory consumption with the ::memstat: How much memory got consumed by the...

links for 2009-08-11

Note to self: Don't "friend" your boss on FB and then bitch about your job. The Next Web (tags: facebook bad-day)

A clarification in regard of the SXCE EOL

Okay, i have the inkling, that there is something on the pathto be misunderstood: The End-of-Live of SXCE isn’t the end of an open-source Opensolaris. Vastly simplified its just one...

The IBM FUD thrower

I just found this piece of FUD in a tweet. IBM tries to move Sun customers to their pSeries. I don’t want to talk about the point, that they have...

Solaris Express Community Edition will be end-of-lifed

The moment is near where Solaris Express Community Edition will cease to exists in it´s current form. Glynn Foster announce Sun intent to do this in this mail at opensolaris-discuss:...

Die Desktops beim Arbeitsamt

Da regt sich der Spiegel darüber auf, das sich Arbeitsagentur Desktops mit vermutlich viel zu hoher Leistungsfähigkeit bestellt. Und in der Tat: Die Rechner scheinen in der Tat sehr üppig...

Bloede Ausrede

Bloedere Ausreden konnte man sich wohl nicht einfallen lassen? Onkel Heise berichtet: Der seit März 2007 geplante freie drahtlose Internetzugang in der Berliner Innenstadt verzögert sich. Grund dafür seien Bedenken...

PSARC/2009/423 - ZFS logbias property

The PSARC/2009/423 - ZFS logbias property is an interesting addition to the seperated ZIL functionality of ZFS. Not every synchronous write need the shortest possible latency, there are many write...

links for 2009-08-08

Staatliche Ãœberwachung: Sicherheit total | ZEIT ONLINE Sehr guter Artikel zur Sicherheitspanik Overheard at airport: : Greg Laden's Blog About airport security