Top 5 cool features of the new Sun Unified Storage 7000 Series products.
Here are a few videos of me floating around the net. Some of them are talks I gave during workshops or conferences, some have been shot together with my marketing colleagues, some are self-produced, including real short movies.
Some videos are in English and some in German, so don't worry if you don't understand something.
Sun Open Storage - Top 5 Cool Features
European education and research conference
Talking about cloud computing and giving his recommendations to students.
European education and research conference, Berlin 2009
Challenges and Opportunities 2009: Survival 2.0
This talk was during a conference for startups called "Challenges and Opportunities". It's about "Survival 2.0", inspired by Tim Bray's "The Fear Factor" talk at FOWA 2008 that he also elaborated about in a series of inspiring blog posts. Tim talked to developers, so I mixed in some of my own experience of having gone through the Dot-Com Bubble and made a 5-point list of tips to get you through tough times, that everyone of us can use today. Most, if not all of these tips are just common sense, it's just that we sometimes tend to lose our common sense when the going get's tough...
OpenSolaris Installation - einfach & schnell
Hier zeige ich für SunVision.tv, wie einfach die Installation von OpenSolaris ist.
CSI Munich: How to Save the World With ZFS and 12 USB Sticks (English dubbed Version)
Here's a fun video that shows how cool the Sun Fire X4500 (codename: Thumper) is and how you can create your own Thumper experience on your laptop using Solaris ZFS and 12 USB sticks.
The original video was shot in German, this is the English dubbed version.
CSI Munich: Wir retten die Welt mit ZFS und 12 USB Sticks (German Version)
"Thumper" ist der Code-Name für den Sun Fire X4500 Server. Oder Storage. Servage? Oder Storver? Die Maschine hat nämlich 48 SATA-Platten (also Storage) und 2 Dual-Core Opterons und 4 GBE Schnittstellen (also Server). Zusammen ergibt das einen Hybriden mit unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten, mit 24TB in 4 Rack-Units für nur ca. 2$/GB.
"Immer noch zu teuer für unsere Entwickler" meint der Chef in diesem Video:
Dort zeigen wir nämlich, wie man mit Solaris ZFS und 12 billigen USB Memory Sticks einen "Thumper für Arme" bauen kann.