By ahl on Aug 18, 2009
Our friends over at Corporate Technologies have compiled a useful FAQ on the Sun Storage 7000 series. If you have questions, it's a good place to start so take a look.
So the video of Brendan shouting at JBODs was picked up by reddit, digg, Slashdot and others, and has now been seen by a whopping quarter of a million people -- which appears to make it the most watched video ever made by Sun. (Whoever thought that Sun's most public face would be Brendan hollering into storage gear?) Of the folks picking up the story, most simply linked to it -- but there were a couple of stories of note:
Fishworks is the kind of great technology that has always been at the root of Sun’s appeal. Translating that appeal into sales is Sun’s marketing challenge.
Men for sikkerhets skyld er det det kanskje best å snakke dempet så lenge det er en harddisk i rommet - akkurat som med småbarn...This translates roughly as:
Just to be sure, it's probably best to speak softly as long as there's a hard disk in the room -- just as with small children...Though it seems likely that a video of Brendan hollering at small children and observing the resulting increase in latency would get far more than a mere quarter million hits on YouTube...
Mary! @ Jan 2nd 2009 2:03PM Mmm, that Brendan's one sexy cub.To which there was the (accurate) response:
Marcela @ Jan 2nd 2009 2:41PM I'll have to agree girls, he is cute...too bad he is insane... or at least..really really weird.
In addition to the launch at CEC, we did several presentations on the new Sun Storage 7000 product line:
These presentations are designed for the CEC audience, and are not intended for general customer use. Many of them were accompanied by demos and discussions, but hopefully the slides themselves will be of interest to some.
Official blog of the Oracle Fishworks engineering team.