Archive for April, 2008

DTrace and JavaOne: The End of the Beginning

It was a good run, but Jarod and I didn’t make the cut for JavaOne this year… 2005 In 2005, Jarod came up with what he described as a jacked up way to use DTrace to get inside Java. This became the basis of the Java provider (first dvm for the 1.4.2 and 1.5 JVMs [...]





Posted on April 10, 2008 at 9:00 am by ahl · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: DTrace

Expand-O-Matic RAID-Z

I was having a conversation with an OpenBSD user and developer the other day, and he mentioned some ongoing work in the community to consolidate support for RAID controllers. The problem, he was saying, was that each controller had a different administrative model and utility — but all I could think was that the real [...]





Posted on April 7, 2008 at 9:59 pm by ahl · Permalink · 16 Comments
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