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IBM Buying Sun Challenges

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

This morning I woke up to a flurry of tweets regarding the WSJ announcement of IBM buying Sun for $6.5 billion.  As I followed many of the tweets regarding this mega-deal I started picking up some of the interesting challenges the two companies might face.  Here is a list of what I have so far [...]

Don’t shout at your JBOD it may hurt Dtrace’s ears

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

This is a hilarious video showing how how disk vibration can cause disk latency and delayed I/O operations.

Sun Adds Its Support to ‘Alice’

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Sun Microsystems is teaming up with Carnegie Mellon University to support the continuing development of Alice Way to go Sun!  This is great news… Sun Adds Its Support to ‘Alice’

The Miricale That is Kobayashi

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Some might say Babe Ruth was the greatest athlete in modern history. Others might argue Willie Mays or Hank Aaron. Few hockey fans would dispute Wayne Gretzky. Here in the United States we can often be short sighted about our sports heroes (can you say World Series). Globally there are those that might argue Pele [...]

Project Caroline Video

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Here is the slide deck for this presentation.

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