Thursday Oct 25, 2012

Register to the Solaris 11.1 and Solaris Cluster webcast!

On the 7. November there will be a live webcast about Oracle Solaris 11.1 and Oracle Solaris Cluster that you do not want to miss: the Online Launch Event: Oracle Solaris 11 - Innovations for your Data Center

This live webcast will have three sessions:

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Thursday Sep 27, 2012

New perspectives in a SPARC/virtualization/cloud session at the Oracle OpenWorld

Attending Oracle OpenWorld? You definitely should. 

If you do, come see me at the "Breakthrough in Private Cloud Management on SPARC T-Series Servers" session on Wednesday at 11:45 in Moscone South 270, the right session to get the consolidation discussion running at lunch :) 


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Wednesday May 16, 2012

Summary: What's new with Solaris 11 since the launch?

There was a great online forum titled: Solaris 11: What's new since the launch? last week, and it has brought quite an amount of update and information about what indeed is going on on the Solaris 11 roadmap and how Solaris interacts and extends other products.For the ones lacking the time to watch the videos, this is an attempt for a summary. [Read More]

So, what makes ZFS so cool? (Part I: high level overview)

I have the privilege to do Solaris 11 tech-updates/demos at customers. It always amazes me how much they are amazed by ZFS. Don't get me wrong, ZFS is really cool. But it isn't exactly new technology, it's been around for a while now, the first implementations in 2003, included in Solaris 10 since S10 Update 2 in 2006. Everyone has heard about it being awesome, but every now and then I get the question for detauls: So tell me, what really makes ZFS so cool? 

Let me tell you about it. 

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Sunday Oct 09, 2011

The SPARC T4 servers are here!

This post highlights the features of the very freshly released SPARC T4 CPU and the servers built around it: 

Just like Solaris 11 was greatly influenced by the community's requests, the T4 has been designed based on listening to customer feedback about previous (T2+, T3) processors: 

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Friday Oct 07, 2011

register to the Solaris 11 release webcast!

This post is about the upcoming Solaris 11 launch date, the launch webcast registration, and the Solaris 11 Early Adopters programme. [Read More]

Monday Oct 03, 2011

The most inviting Solaris 11 features - Part I, BootEnvironments

This is the first post in the series "The most inviting Solaris 11 features", explaining BootEnvironments on a very high level with some use-case examples highlighting the advantages of the technology. [Read More]
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