Amsterdam crash ...

The anchorwoman in the news a few seconds ago: “Why did the turkish 737 crashed near Amsterdam? Even three days after the crash nobody knows something exact about the reasons”....

links for 2009-02-28

YouTube - MadTv No Frills Airlines (tags: funny airlines) One instruction set computer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: interesting programming computers esoteric) Shakespeare (programming language) - Wikipedia, the free...

Storage Anarchist is dancing ballet

A while ago, the Storage Anarchist wrote a text about the usage of flash in various vendor strategies. I didn´t knew at first, what i should write about this, and...

Sunrise

This video is boring. No action. Just a 6 minute video of a sunrise i´ve recorded this morning in a Dornier 328 to Dresden. But: Such sunrises are the very...

CeBIT 2009 next week

Opensolaris …. this will be my main topic on the CeBIT helping my colleague Detlef Drewanz at the CeBIT 2009. Don´t hesitate to visit us for discussions about Solaris. When...

Ryanair thinks about toilet fee

I joked about this with my brother Florian while driving from car dealer to car dealer: “I´m sure that Ryanair will introduce a toilet fee in the future.” Well …...

links for 2009-02-26

d-la081127ea.pdf Interim Report: Accident on 27 November 2008 off the coast of Canet-Plage (66) to the Airbus A320-232 registered D-AXLA operated by XL Airways Germany (tags: aviation)

Sun Storage 7000 in production

You want to see yet another production deployment of the Sun Storage 7000 series? Well … just look here: Toro is my favorite sushi. Don MacAskill from SmugMug, an only...

OEM agreement with HP about Solaris

Today HP and Sun announced an multi-year agreement that makes HP an OEM for Solaris on x86. The press release from HP states: Under the terms of the new original...

Insights into ZFS - today: The nature of writing things

So … my last article was about the reading side of ZFS … but whats about writing? As Ben correctly stated in his presentation about ZFS: Forget your good old...

Adobe Flash Player 10 for Solaris 10

Good news from Adobe. They released the Flash Player 10 for Solaris and Opensolaris on x86 as well as on SPARC. Nice! You can download it at the usual location....

Recommended listing: Syntax - Meccano Mind

Just pure luck that i´ve found this album. I searched for another band, found the Nip/Tuck soundtrack album and voila … found Syntax. The music on the Meccano Mind album...

Choosing a car

Well … i´m just back from visiting several car dealers. The leasing period for my current car is almost over. I asked my brother to help me with that. My...

links for 2009-02-24

Management by Objectives: Fuehren ohne Ziele - Harvard Businessmanager (tags: management)

Oracle RAC in LDOMs

According to this Oracle Website, Oracle RAC 10g is now supported within LDOMS. You need at least LDOMs in the 1.0.3 release. It isn´t supported as a hard partitioning, so...

The future of OpenStorage - or: Opensolaris Storage Summit

Mike Shapiro held an interestin presentation: Sun Open Storage 2009-2010 . It was the first talk of the OpenSolaris Storage Summit in San Francisco. The presentations gives some directions in...

Deniable

I just thought about an interesting for the mechanism explained in “Proof of concept hack for encrypted direct messages on Twitter - you could deny that you are the intended...

Proof-of-concept hack for encrypted direct messages on Twitter

A lazy afternoon after drinking coffee at my prefered coffee dealer. So i had some time for a proof of concept. Fsck … i didn´t knew how rusty my Perl...

links for 2009-02-22

Erlang Community - A fast web server demonstrating some undocumented Erlang features - Trapexit (tags: tutorial programming webserver erlang) TCP/IP stack in Erlang (tags: erlang) Viddler.com - C4[1] Ippolito: Exploring...

Security Vulnerability in OpenSSL due to Improper Usage of Signature

I want you to advise of a security vulnerability in OpenSSL. As Solaris contains OpenSSL (beginning with Solaris 10), Solaris 10 and Opensolaris are vulnerable to the CVE 2008-5077 :...