My favorite ones from last week…

Selected Sun product conversations in blogosphere last week:

1. Solaris Vs Linux Document – Unix Admin Corner, 3/14
Jamesd links to a detailed article comparing Solaris to Linux and covered the major areas of deployment in workstations and servers.

2. Solaris 10/x86 Gcc “Segmentation Fault (Core Dumped)” – Nominet Techblog, 3/13
John came across a fix for an issue with compiling openssl-0.9.8e on a fully patched Solaris 10 x86 server.

3. CSI:Munich – The English Version – HeldenSchule, 3/13
Helden includes the link to a video called, “Build Your Own X4500 Data Server with ZFS and USB-Sticks.”

4. Comparison Of WAFL And ZFS – blog.scottlowe.org, 3/12
Scott  references another blog that compares the features of Zettabyte File System (ZFS) and Write Anywhere File Layout (WAFL). The blogger remarks that, consequently, operating systems like Solaris are also taken into account in the comparison of the file systems.

5. Sun Opens Logical Domains 1.0 Beta – Virtualization.info, 3/9
Alessandro discusses the availability of Sun’s Logical Domains (LDom), and describes how it is a different approach to virtualization than Solaris Containers.

6. Sun Offers Energy Rebate -T1000 – Blade Watch, 3/15
While Martin was downloading drivers for the Sun X4600, he came across the T1000 and praises the energy rebate.

7. Locating Disk Drives In A Sea of A5200s – Blog O’Matty, 3/13
Matty manages around a dozen Sun A5200 storage arrays and discusses how to correctly replace failed disk drives.

8. Desktop Matters: Announcing Nimbus – Ben Galbraith’s Blog, 3/9
Ben refers to the custom Nimbus design for the Java Desktop System and includes screen shots of application mock-ups.

9. OpenOffice – Future Lawyer, 3/15
Erik links to one of his past blogs referring to when he first started using OpenOffice and is impressed that it works on Windows, Linux or Mac, and looks and feels like Microsoft Office.

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