2011 is coming down the road

A Review of 2010 and Plans for 2011

2011-01-12 Obsolete

The year 2011 is almost two weeks old, and by now you’ve probably read every other review/resolutions/plans blog post out there. Now you have time to read this one :).

But first of all: Apologies for not having blogged for weeks. I’ve been moving to a new …

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My Personal Oracle Solaris Performance Analysis Cheat Sheet

2010-09-30 Obsolete

Over time, you tend to learn a Solaris performance trick or two. Or three. Or more. That’s cool, it’s how stuff works: You learn, you do, you remember.

Performance analysis and tuning is just like that: You learn a trick from a person that is more senior than …

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Book Review: The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau


A guy I know once said: “If you follow the herd, you’ll end up as lunch.” (Actually, he said “Schnitzel”, since he’s German, but you get the idea).

Well, here’s a guide, a manual if you wish, for avoiding the fate of leading a dull, boring and …

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Oracle Solaris 10 09/10: ZFS Highlights

2010-09-13 Obsolete

The recently announced Oracle Solaris 10, 09/10 release (no link, page no longer exists) introduced a number of significant upgrades to the ZFS file system.

Ironically, Solaris 10 now comes with a higher ZFS pool version (19 (no link, opensolaris.org no longer exists), at least) than OpenSolaris 2009 …

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