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Operating Systems: Four Easy Pieces
Free online OS book from Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau and Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau.

"The book is centered around four conceptual pieces: virtualization, concurrency, persistence, and distribution. In understanding the conceptual, you will also learn the practical, including how an operating system does things like schedule the CPU, manage memory, store files persistently, and even work in a distributed environment where there are many computers and not just one. Lots of fun stuff!"
book  online  free  OperatingSystem  OS  concurrency  virtualization  distribution  persistence  RemziArpaci-Dusseau  AndreaArpaci-Dusseau  RemziHArpaci-Dusseau  AndreaCArpaci-Dusseau 
october 2011 by rafaeldff
ACM Queue - A Conversation with Jason Hoffman: A systems scientist looks at virtualization, scalability, and Ruby on Rails
Sun's Bryan Cantrill interviews Joyent's Jason Hoffman. Among some of the things they discuss is Rails sudden success and the future of data management. Recommended.
BryanCantrill  JasonHoffman  ACM  Queue  interview  magazine  RoR  Rails  datacenter  data  megadata  Joyent  hosting  cloud  Sun  CloudComputing  virtualization  Solaris  OpenSolaris  database 
april 2008 by rafaeldff
VirtualBox on Solaris - Virtualization Software - Installing VirtualBox on Solaris 10 --- (UNIX System Administration: Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Tru64, BSD)
Cool tutorial on how to use VirtualBox under a Solaris host. Had I found this sooner, a lot of time wasted chasing libs could've been prevented.
blog  post  tutorial  howto  Solaris  indiana  OpenSolaris  VirtualBox  virtualization  MihaiCriveti  sysadmin  infra 
march 2008 by rafaeldff
Sun christens its Xen-based virtualization xVM | Underexposed - CNET News.com
"Xen governs how virtual machines get access to hardware resources, typically relying on Linux (...) to actually communicate with that hardware. xVM, though, is a variation that uses Sun's Solaris operating system instead. [xVm] shows performance improvem
news  Solaris  OpenSolaris  Xen  virtualization  xVM  Sun  vm  hypervisor 
september 2007 by rafaeldff
Project Caroline Home (Sun Research)
"Project Caroline is a hosting platform for development and delivery of dynamically scalable Internet-based services. It is designed to serve an emerging market of small and medium sized software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers."
sun  research  project  Caroline  deployment  host  hosting  grid  virtualization  scalability  SaaS  service  web  infrastructure  infra 
may 2007 by rafaeldff
Let it rip
Blog-post / white-paper on Solaris' Crossbow.
toread  solaris  virtualization  networking  stack  OS  kernel 
february 2007 by rafaeldff
ACM Queue - The Virtualization Reality - Are hypervisors the new foundation for system software?
Nice overview of virtualization technology, mostly from a technical standpoint, but also describing it's benefits.
article  ACM  queue  SimonCrosby  Xensource  DavidBrown  Sun  virtualization  VM  OS  hardware  systems  XEN 
december 2006 by rafaeldff
/dev/null - A new era for the data center?
Cameron Purdy observes that "So while companies vie for bragging rights related to the number of cores and the number of gigahertz, our industry has quite likely made a silent transition from increasing its power utilization, to stabilizing and now even d
blog  post  CameronPurdy  market  industry  CPU  chip  processor  microprocessor  power  energy  heat  HeatDissipation  datacenter  ecology  virtualization 
november 2006 by rafaeldff
Virtual Execution Environments course at Purdue
Examination of language VMs and virtualization technologies. Looks like they depend on OVM - a Java-In-Java virtual machine.
course  academic  academia  page  VM  runtime  VEE  virtualization  JanVitek  Purdue  java  JVM  OVM  discipline  subject 
october 2006 by rafaeldff

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