Links for 18 Oct 2007 - 7 Nov 2007
Links of interest for 18 Oct 2007 - 7 Nov 2007:
- System Profiling 101 : Getting started using sys_diag v.7.04 - A very useful performance gathering script that used Dtrace, amongst other tools to gather performance information
- Sun sues NetApp, California style - Well, if the previous case wasn't enough to let NetApp know Sun are serious, this one probably will.
- Sun's ZFS is close to perfect, but widely misunderstood - How's this for a rave review of ZFS. If you've tried ZFS, read this article and get out there and play with it. It's in OS X Leopard, FreeBSD, Solaris and may soon be in your favorite OS, if they really want it.
- Apple - Mac OS X Leopard - Guided Tour - Leopard looks like it's going to be really cool. Best get saving for the upgrade.
- Five must-have security/privacy extensions for Firefox - A number of software extensions fix critical design flaws in Firefox, or simply improve transparency so that users have a better idea of where they are and which sites they're interacting with. If you're concerned about security, serious consider these.