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 May 01, 2013

Un repository IPS transportable

Le problème:

Un bon nombre de fonctionnalités sous Solaris 11, tel que les zones, les mises à jours via IPS, la gestion des ressources apliquées aux zones, que l'on souhaite souvent démontrer sur un laptop, requièrent l'accès à un repository Solaris IPS.  Un bon nombre de personnes utilisent le produit VBox pour de telle démos. L'inconvénient est de devoir disposer d'une connection Internet rapide lors de la démo (ce qui est rarement le cas), ou d'une machine virtuelle additionnelle configurée en serveur IPS local (ce qui peut prendre du temps). Je propose ici une alternative, qui peut être utilisée sur un laptop Solaris 11 natif.[Read More]

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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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]
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