Archive for June, 2008

Flash, Hybrid Pools, and Future Storage

Jonathan had a terrific post yesterday that does an excellent job of presenting Sun’s strategy for flash for the next few years. With my colleagues at Fishworks, an advanced product development team, I’ve spent more than a year working with flash and figuring out ways to integrate flash into ZFS, the storage hierarchy, and our [...]





Posted on June 11, 2008 at 2:24 am by ahl · Permalink · 4 Comments
In: Fishworks

Apple updates DTrace

Back in January, I posted about a problem with Apple’s port of DTrace to Mac OS X. The heart of the issue is that their port would silently drop data such that certain experiments would be quietly invalid. Unfortunately, most reactions seized on a headline paraphrasing a line of the post — albeit with the [...]





Posted on June 7, 2008 at 3:29 pm by ahl · Permalink · 20 Comments
In: DTrace