Wednesday May 19, 2010

After IRON MAN 2

Nice demo on an Oracle driven robot serving a cup of coffe. This movie is not a fiction and really powered by an Oracle Database.
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Thursday Apr 22, 2010

Monitoring OpenSolaris from an iTouch

The idea:

I just acquired an Apple iTouch, and discovered an interesting application called iStat, which allows to show basic iTouch/iPhone infos, remote display iStat Menu info of a Mac, and, this is the more interesting part, do the same remote display from other OS by running an OpenSourced daemon on your favorite OS.


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Tuesday Jan 05, 2010

Official Sun supported IPS repositories for OpenSolaris

You might be wondering what are the various IPS servers that Sun is supporting, what ever you are a free user of OpenSolaris, or a registered user requiring professional support on OpenSolaris, on HA Cluster, on the Sun Web Stack or the GlassFish Web Space Server.


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Thursday Dec 17, 2009

SPARC or INTEL ?

As the INTEL CPUS are becoming more and more powerfull, like more cores, SMT, embedded memory controller (NEHALEM), 3 DDR3 Channels per socket, scalability up to 2 sockets (and next step will be above 4 sockets), some people may wonder if it make sense to continue to run business applications on SPARC Architecture.[Read More]

Tuesday Dec 08, 2009

OpenOffice VS ClosedOffice Suite

Many people are using, in their own company, proprietary Office suite, without knowing that some free OpenSources alternatives exist, that are probably fitting 80% of their needs, and likely more backward compatible than the one they are using. Let see what's the features/benefits of todays most widely adopted Office Suite.[Read More]

Monday Nov 02, 2009

SSD on OpenSolaris MacBook Pro

Small analysis on what can bring SSD technology when used on a laptop.[Read More]

Thursday Sep 10, 2009

Build your own OpenSolaris 2009.06 IPS repository on your laptop

How to build your own OpenSolaris IPS server on your computer ![Read More]

Tuesday Sep 01, 2009

ZFS on a Mac Without Snow Leopard

ZFS is no more on your Mac. Workaround :)[Read More]

Tuesday Aug 11, 2009

How chime can observe Compiz

Example on using chime (GUI for DTrace) to observe your CPU and playing with interrupts.[Read More]

Tuesday Jul 28, 2009

Checking if my CPU support virtualization features

What should you ask your kernel, when you need to know about what your core(s) in your CPU is able to do with hypervisors. [Read More]

Monday Jun 29, 2009

Dual-screen with OpenSolaris 2009.06 and NVidia Drivers

Want Dual-Screen with OpenSolaris ? Follow me.[Read More]

Tuesday Jun 23, 2009

OpenSolaris 2009.06 on a MacBook Pro

Want OpenSolaris 2009.06 running natively on your MacBook ? follow me ...
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