Friday Nov 22, 2013

How is UNIX Solaris for a Linux Admin

Playing with UNIX on  a laptop.

The interesting thing, for a Linux Admin, is that he can leverage his Linux Skills and quickly see, play and learn, from Solaris, either by installing the UNIX operating system inside a Virtual machine, or directly download a ready to use VirtualBox Solaris VM.

Another way is to directly learn some How-To and features, by viewing some live video demo from YouTube.

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Wednesday Feb 13, 2013

How is SPARC doing ?

Very well, indeed

Before we announce our next generation of SPARC processors, that has been already revealed at HOTCHIPS24 and by Rick Hetherington, it is interesting to read what the Forrester is saying about SPARC/Solaris.

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Thursday Sep 27, 2012

Reading a ZFS USB drive with Mac OS X Mountain Lion

The problem:

I'm using a MacBook, mainly with Solaris 11 (yes it works), but something with Mac OS X (ML). The only missing thing is that Mac OS X can't read my external ZFS based USB drive, where I store all my data. So, I decided to look for a simple solution, where the whole and latest features of ZFS would be possible for free, and even being able later to benefit from any ZFS update that might be included in any Solaris 11 updates.


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Wednesday Jun 02, 2010

Installing Mac OS X in a ZFS Partition

The problem

ZFS has been removed for Mac OS X roadmap. Many people were waiting for it. Here is an alternative for any Apple HW owner to have Mac OS X running in a native ZFS partition, plus some nice features Mac OS X doesn't have yet.


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Monday Nov 02, 2009

SSD on OpenSolaris MacBook Pro

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

Tuesday Sep 01, 2009

ZFS on a Mac Without Snow Leopard

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