Monday, November 12, 2007

Niagara-2 and Oracle

I guess I'm not the only one who asked himself (and Oracle) - what's the factor for Niagara-2 CPU? Is it 0.25 as for Niagara-1 (except 1.4GHz?!) or is it 0.75? First Oracle guy said it's 0.25... unfortunately they call back and said it is 0.75 actually.

That's bad...

Thursday, November 01, 2007

IRON file systems

Very interesting and informative paper on commodity file systems (ext2/3, raiserfs, jfs, xfs, ntfs) reliability (or rather lack of it). Of course we've already known the answer.