Monthly Archives: August 2008

And on to Budapest

Just back from Budapest where I attended a training event for Sun’s EMEA, Government, Education and Healthcare team. My work on NESSI has opened my eyes to the tremendous innovation occurring in parts of these sectors  … » Read more …

Mucking around

The rest of my August posts to the sun/oracle blog related to creating a personal spore, bluetooth on XP, using twitter, using get satisfaction, firefox 3.*, roller, 2nd brain, the demise of slynkr, the now defunct Grazr and FAT file systems with Virtual Box, together with the advice not too.  … » Read more …

Reading Danilo Poccia’s Italian language blog

My colleague Danilo Poccia has been experimenting with allowing his readers to use Google translate to read his blog. I, at least, will find this useful as Danilo writes in Italian. This could of course be an advantage as the ‘to english’ translators may be stronger, since it looks quite good to me. It also enhances his hit count; it’s only available via the HTML interface đŸ™‚ . He categorises the blog, so finding his professional content is quite easy. Other colleagues experimented with this technique and use case   … » Read more …

Virtualising Sun Cluster, by Mike Ramchand

Mike Ramchand has published a blog article about deploying a clustered pair of virtual box containers on a Solaris host. I am rather impressed.  … » Read more …