Road to Death Valley

Crash twittering

As you may have read in the news, there was a plane crash in Denver. A Continental 737 left the runway in the wrong direction at take off. But this...

Does happiness have a price tag?

Gedanken zum Fest 2008

Ich habe die letzten Jahre eigentlich immer ein paar Zeilen zu Weihnachten geschrieben. Aber irgendwie habe ich dieses Jahr noch weniger Weihnachtslaune als sonst. Null … nix … Ich mag...

links for 2008-12-20

Bundestagsdrucksache 16/10220: Stand der Planungen für den weiteren Ausbau der A 20 (tags: A20)

Take off from Las Vegas

Caffeine

That was an successful end of this year yesterday. Customer more than satisfied with performance. Additionally he learned a thing or two. And i learned a thing, too. I will...

Neue Events

In der linken Seitenleiste stehen wieder eine Reihe von Terminen von Events, die entweder von Sun ausgerichtet werden oder bei denen Sun beteiligt ist. Ich bitte um freundliche Beachtung. Sollte...

24 hours of air traffic

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links for 2008-12-18

Using Solaris RBAC to only allow scp/sftp (tags: Security solaris sysadmin ssh rbac) Fernverkehrsseiten von Marcus Grahnert (tags: travel businesstravel Bahn Wagenreihung)

About networking performance in Solaris

I found two really interesting articles about the networking in Solaris: The first one - Examining Large Segment Offload (LSO) in the Solaris Networking Stack - examines the effect of...

Delamination dementi

There were some rumours last week about the delamination of the wings, albeit the Flightblogger was able to gather some other informations that this rumours was nonsense. But after almost...

New scrub

One of the annoying things at zfs was the restart of the scrub when you take an snapshot while the scrub runs. This issue was fixed some builds ago, but...

Linux, Solaris and the alleged conflict

Jim Grisanzio wrote an excellent piece about the alleged areas of conflict between Linux and Solaris in “It´s still too late”: So, is it too late to catch Linux? I'm...

Virtualbox 2.1 released

We have announced a new version of Virtualbox. 2.1 contains some new features and bugfixes. You will find the following add-ons in it: Support for hardware virtualization (VT-x and AMD-V)...

UltraSPARC T2 Reference Design Kit

Sun announced an Reference Design Kit for CMT: It´s an UltraSPARC T2 at 1.17 GHz on an ATX board. You will find more information at the datasheet and the Sun...

NAND-Flashs from Sun and Micron

News from the SLC flash front - Micron, Sun take NAND endurance to one million cycles: Micron Technology Inc. (Boise, Idaho) has said it has worked with Sun Microsystems Inc....

links for 2008-12-17

no solaris ... no life ! - Life with Solaris (tags: solaris opensource packages)

NFS at 2 GByte/s

Brendan Gregg published an follow-on article to his 250.000 IOPS article. In “Up to 2 Gbytes/sec NFS” he shows how far he can drive the Sun Storage 7410 in a...

Cisco selling blades?

Cisco seems to look for new markets - Cisco planning significant data center assault: Perhaps the most important example of that will be a new Cisco blade server system expected...