There are two things that makes me coming back to Solaris: ZFS and DTrace. Have a look at Fishworks, a dream for every admin out there. Sun's storage appliance offer is based on this.
daemontools svscanboot & Ubuntu Server 8.10
If you just installed a brand new Ubuntu 8.10 server and tried to run daemontools the Debian Way (apt-get install daemontools daemontools-run), you, just like me, realized that there is no more /etc/inittab. Since Edgy Eft that someone decided that inittab should be deprecated in favor of a thing called Upstart. So, the best you … Continue reading daemontools svscanboot & Ubuntu Server 8.10