Thursday, July 27, 2006

Home made Thumper?

Or rather not? See this blog entry and learn what is so different about Thumper. I can't wait I get one for testing. It could be just great architecture for NFS servers.

Saturday, July 22, 2006

New workstation from Sun?

Looks like we can expect new workstation from Sun soon. Look at BugID 6444550: "Next month, Munich workstation will be shipped."

Friday, July 21, 2006

UNIX DAYS - Gdansk 2006

My ZFS presentation and my Open Solaris presentation from last Unix Days. These presentations are in English. You can download there also other presentations from Unix Days however some of them are in Polish.

Thursday, July 20, 2006

ZFS would have saved a day

Ehhh... sometimes everything just crashes and then all you can do is to wait MANY hours for fsck, then again for fsck... well ZFS probably would have help here or maybe not as it's new technology and other problems could have aroused. Anyway we'll put it in a test as we're using ZFS more and more and someday we'll know :) This time famous 'FSCK YOU' hit me :(

Monday, July 17, 2006

Xen dom0 on Open Solaris

Open Solaris gets Xen dom0 support.
I haven't played with it yet but it looks like 32/64 bit is supported, MP (up-to 32-way) is supported, domU for Open Solaris/Linux, live migration - well lots of work in a short time. More details at Open Solaris Xen page. Some behind scene blog entry.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

X4500 picture

Well, 2x dual Opteron + 48x SATA disks in 4U with list price about 2,5$ per GB.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

New hardware from Sun

On Tuesday's Network Computing Sun is going to show new Opteron servers. Some speculations on these servers from The Register.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Monday, July 03, 2006

FMA on x64

Mike wrote:
Last Monday, Sun officially released Solaris 10 6/06, our second update to Solaris 10. Among the many new features are some exciting enhancements to our Solaris Predictive Self-Healing feature set, including:
  • Fault management support for Opteron x64 systems, including CPU, Memory diagnosis and recovery,
  • Fault management support for SNMP traps and a new MIB for browsing fault management results, and
  • Fault management support for ZFS, which also is new in Solaris 10 6/06.