Random notes from a nearby land

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Playing With Mercurial

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Well, been playing with opensolaris and they use mercurial as a DSVN - and another benefit of that over git is that the command set is very much similar to SVN/Subversion - which is important for us people who /don’t/ use it every day.

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Interesting Benefits Of Solaris

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well this is slightly surprising, but in a very good way, and does lead to some interesting suggestions on how to best to improve matters, but look at the following graph of FAST ESP query latency:

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dladm

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dladm is a new command with solaris 10 which can do many clever things (I think the general idea behind it is that ifconfig was becoming bloated with features and options that it was a good idea to break the link between the physical network provision and the logical usage)

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Massaman Curry

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well we made thai massaman curry over the weekend, and it it was pretty good - only downside is that we didn’t make enough rice for a change! But the rice cooker took care of that.

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