Links for 3 Nov 2008 - 10 Nov 2008
Links of interest for 3 Nov 2008 - 10 Nov 2008:
Fishworks: Now it can be told : The Observation Deck
- Bryan Cantrill's recount of the road to Fishworks and Amber Road.
Fishworks Hardware Topology
- Eric Schrock gives an intro to the chassi subsystem at the heart of the technology behind the Sun Storage 7000 series.
Hybrid Storage Pools in the 7410 : Adam Leventhal's Weblog
- Wow, the Fishworks guys have been busy blogging like crazy. Adam's got a great detailed report on the Hybrid Storage Pools in the biggest of the Sun Storage 7000 server - the 7410.
- Details on the Status Dashboard on the Sun Storage 7000 series from Brendan Gregg, one of the Fishworks engineers. I bet you've never seen DTrace look this sexy.
Introducing the Sun Storage 7000 Series - Mike Shapiro
- A full run down of what to expect from these bad boys from one of the men in the know.
FOSS Boss: OpenSolaris 2008.11 pre-release, The year of the laptop?!
- I don't think OpenSolaris is quite there yet, but a lot of work has gone into OpenSolaris to ensure it runs well as any other desktop env, especially on laptops (which most of the developers use).
John Doerr’s Advice for Barack Obama: Hire Bill Joy
- Now this would be cool: Bill Joy for CTO for the United States of America.
- Brian Cantrill eloquently crushes the concurrency naysayers. Well worth a read if you're interested in CMP and the fear mongering that surrounds it.
Windows 7 to scale to 256 processors
- Why wait? Solaris 10 10/08 supports 256 CPUs/cores NOW
— Published 10 November 2008
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