This regular series features highlights from the week. My Posts Toshiba Offers “Blade” SSDs (Like Apple’s MacBook Air) My Stance on Embargoes When To Embargo Blog News (And When Not To) $50 Off The Excellent Sony NEX-3 Camera Enterprise IT 90% Answers, and when they’re wrong Perspectives on Quest Acquiring BakBone Support FCoTR at SNW … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, November 12, 2010
There is clearly a ton of interest in Mac OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard: My Snow Leopard features hardware compatibility chart had over 20,000 visitors in just three days! But one chart element is generating an inordinate amount of interest: Whether or not Snow Leopard can boot in 64-bit mode. … [Read more...] about No 64-Bit Snow Leopard Kernel For You!
Apple's bizarre online store reboot this morning revealed that the next point-update for Mac OS X will be in the hands of the faithful this Friday, August 28! Many speculated on the purported September availability of the operating system upgrade, but today's information clears the air. Although Apple's web site clearly states that Snow Leopard "Delivers on August 28th," … [Read more...] about Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”: In Our Hands August 28!
Apple's business customers do not appear amused at the company's exit from the enterprise storage space, but it was the quiet way that the company dumped the Xserve RAID product from their lineup that really irked. "XRAID" customers were left wondering whether they made the right choice, and if the company's support for the defunct storage array might dry up, too. Apple … [Read more...] about Apple Customers Vent Over Ex-Xserve RAID
Apple has an odd relationship with enterprise computing. Their Xserve server products are strong, as is Leopard Server, and they have an excellent SAN file system, Xsan, that they just updated. Yet, Mac OS X is the last major operating system with no volume manager (thanks to the antiquated HFS+), and it looks like the company EOLed their Fibre Channel RAID product, Xserve … [Read more...] about Apple Revs Xsan and Kills Xserve RAID?