The Twitter Diaries: September, 2011

(In reverse chron order.)

DeirdreS: RT @johnnysunshine: Got the #SmartOS build source out the door. Now it can be both used *and* built ( and custom …

2011-09-30 23:36:46

DeirdreS: Time for video editing and tequila.

2011-09-30 23:36:12

DeirdreS: @bdha We just nurture and custodiate it.

2011-09-30 22:30:04

DeirdreS: @maltron You’re coming? Yay! Please join us Tuesday  (I need a list of people flying in to make sure I invite everyone)

2011-09-30 21:45:42

DeirdreS: @lucaconti @zite I’m not on Facebook to talk to brands. I go there for the people, and am getting fed up with the branding & advertising.

2011-09-30 21:35:47

DeirdreS: @willsnow Aww, sorry to miss you. You can have a beer at Joyent whenever you’re back.

2011-09-30 21:08:31

DeirdreS: @ryancnelson tell me someone is filming that!

2011-09-30 20:18:20

DeirdreS: How to create a Virtual Machine in SmartOS – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki

2011-09-30 19:53:50

DeirdreS: RT @mranney: @bcantrill finally got a Voxer test cluster on Joyent.

Cloud Analytics: holy shit. So good. I hope this makes you all r …

2011-09-30 19:46:18

RT @_Apistia_: #Science. It works.

2011-09-30 18:15:32

DeirdreS: @mayureshnirhali Great!

2011-09-30 17:45:59

DeirdreS: @mayureshnirhali Coming here? If so, please join us!  Would love to see you.

2011-09-30 17:22:16

DeirdreS: updated: SmartOS-Illumos-OpenIndiana Events – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki

2011-09-30 17:06:06

DeirdreS: @old_sound Thanks for buying!

2011-09-30 17:05:07

DeirdreS: @vTexan As long as you’re not all hat and no cattle #OOW11 #OOWHunt #EMCOracle

2011-09-30 16:36:50

DeirdreS: RT @lapsu: What I’m hearing at #surgecon is I should be using something called node.js & put it in the clouds. Did I get that right? – yes!

2011-09-30 16:29:27

DeirdreS: RT @JIMF2113: New, friendlier version of SmartOS (with instructions) at Check it out

2011-09-30 14:46:46

DeirdreS: RT @rosso: Saw recipe for “carbonara” made with short pasta & feta cheese that would induce strokes in most of my Italian friends.

2011-09-30 14:40:27

DeirdreS: @lkateley Pick any Cantrill

2011-09-30 06:11:05

DeirdreS: @JeremyWeir Cute, but… the Ark is myth, the Titanic actually set to sea.

2011-09-30 04:37:23

DeirdreS: @myinnervoice Hey, are coming to the party for our irrelevant OS? 😉

2011-09-30 04:11:04

DeirdreS: @alexnobert And he didn’t even bring the cheerleaders. #surgecon

2011-09-30 04:10:23

DeirdreS: RT @alexnobert: It’s probably too early to call but I am feeling confident: @bcantrill won #surgecon.

2011-09-30 04:04:49

DeirdreS: @DEVOPS_BORAT So… coming to our party next week?

2011-09-30 03:56:10

DeirdreS: @jasonh “Friends don’t let friends use Linux” ?

2011-09-30 02:22:38

DeirdreS: @faseidl You get to see @timminchin live? I am SOOOO jealous. He needs to come to San Francisco

2011-09-30 02:19:47

DeirdreS: @pborenstein I rarely tried “Cuz I said so,” and we’re not even Jewish (well, maybe the Tiemanns were forcibly converted back in Bavaria)

2011-09-30 02:17:00

DeirdreS: @cwebber that would certainly be one example!

2011-09-30 02:16:43

DeirdreS: @jamesdotcuff thank @johnnysunshine for that one, and for today’s new release

2011-09-30 00:26:42

DeirdreS: @jamesdotcuff hadn’t read your blog yet, but I will be sure to chastise you as appropriate. 😉

2011-09-29 23:41:38

DeirdreS: RT @gregkorgeski: Onion’s #CongressHostage is neither funny nor exaggerated if you work with desperate REAL ppl w/o healthcare…”let th …

2011-09-29 23:36:48

DeirdreS: @ingenthr will bs great to see you!

2011-09-29 23:36:02

DeirdreS: @hudsonette @thepapertyger @jenmontfort umm… Own several

2011-09-29 22:41:50

DeirdreS: RT @riccardo_iommi: @DeirdreS @bcantrill as a service, BCaaS

2011-09-29 22:38:25

DeirdreS: RT @fabiorapposelli: RT @BradCasemore: @fabiorapposelli — Ellison and Berlusconi have a few things in common. < I’d say more than a few

2011-09-29 22:09:17

DeirdreS: I get extremely irritable when I see good equipment treated badly.

2011-09-29 21:21:57

DeirdreS: RT @JonWChicago: Those Joyent boys woulda been huge in Vaudeville ! #surgecon

2011-09-29 20:48:23

DeirdreS: Meanwhile, back at the ranch, visitors are taking souvenir photos of @brendangregg

2011-09-29 20:46:27

DeirdreS: @jamesdotcuff Depends who you give it to.

2011-09-29 20:44:02

DeirdreS: I think we need to start charging for @bcantrill ‘s presence at conferences.

2011-09-29 20:42:05

DeirdreS: RT @xaprb: Moderating a panel at #surgecon tonight: Pushing Big Data to the Cloud #VoltDB #Hadapt #OmniTI #Joyent #SEOMoz …

2011-09-29 20:41:43

DeirdreS: Someone said to me once, apropos of a @bcantrill video, “You’re going to edit that, right?” Hell, no – that would take the fun out of it!

2011-09-29 20:40:09

DeirdreS: @alexis_gil that’s how we roll. 😉

2011-09-29 20:16:46

DeirdreS: RT @jtimberman: What if tech conferences didn’t have public wifi available at all, and people attending actually sat and listened to the …

2011-09-29 19:50:53

DeirdreS: Getting shots (@ AITC)

2011-09-29 18:55:13

DeirdreS: Updated Docs! How to Use the SmartOS ISO Image – SmartOS Documentation – SmartOS Wiki

2011-09-29 18:50:20

DeirdreS: RT @mvidallopez: #SmartOS Update. Great! Now with persistent setup on boot!  #illumos #opensolaris #in

2011-09-29 18:28:05

DeirdreS: @ingenthr Are you in SF next week? Would love to see you at the Solaris reunion

2011-09-29 18:20:42

DeirdreS: @metadaddy Fantastic! Looking forward to seeing you.

2011-09-29 18:11:31

DeirdreS: @pelegri Will you be joining us at the party? Love to see you!

2011-09-29 17:38:15

DeirdreS: SmartOS Update!

2011-09-29 17:32:56

DeirdreS: RT @bdha: We’re going to meet up during the after party tonight to organize the SmartOS minihackathon. People should just find a Joyeur

2011-09-29 17:26:24

DeirdreS: @jasonh imagining you and/or @davidpaulyoung in a Santa suit…

2011-09-29 17:25:50

DeirdreS: RT @sergiusens: Just awesome  #fb

2011-09-29 17:15:39

DeirdreS: @rod11 …who happens to be a friend of our own @jamesaduncan

2011-09-29 17:14:56

DeirdreS: @TheOnion #CongressHostage story is both funny and painful precisely because these whackos are actually holding us ALL hostage.

2011-09-29 16:50:50

DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Nekkid Tech #2 – “Back to the Future” w/ Level3 and @edsai talk cloud vendor lock-in, build vs buy, big data, open cloud- ht …

2011-09-29 15:55:45

DeirdreS: @bcantrill Invite him to our party, as a start. 😉 #surgecon

2011-09-29 15:17:17

DeirdreS: @bcantrill Even in Baltimore, isn’t it a bit early for a drinking game? #surgecon

2011-09-29 15:09:53

DeirdreS: @metadaddy Joining us at the party?

2011-09-29 15:01:02

DeirdreS: Is it just my bias, or are a lot more people talking about and using DTrace lately?

2011-09-29 15:00:25

DeirdreS: RT @johnnysunshine: Life is like UNIX. Powerful, but confusing & frightening to newcomers. Also old men with beards understand it best.

2011-09-29 14:28:01

DeirdreS: Whether you’re an old Solaris hand or new and want to learn, please join us next Tuesday evening in SF for beer and talk:

2011-09-29 14:26:53

DeirdreS: RT @bsousapt: wow…this #openindiana box is smoking fast …resilver in progress since 1.44T scanned out of 10.7T at 810M/s

2011-09-29 14:26:30

DeirdreS: @MUCOSUG illumos lists: there are wikis for illumos, oi, smartos. Need regional lists?

2011-09-29 14:20:18

^ The invasion begins (click to enlarge)

2011-09-29 05:49:49

DeirdreS: Yes, it’s weird, but this is the closest thing I have to a Home

2011-09-29 04:39:45

DeirdreS: RT @audi22: Strange, I haven’t seen any outrage in my Twitter timeline over this.

Now I have. I’m outraged.

2011-09-29 01:43:32

DeirdreS: RT @NewYorker: A cloud computing cartoon of the day:  – Uh oh.

2011-09-29 01:40:36

DeirdreS: @richlowe Possible, but so far my hunch is that it’s a different demographic.

2011-09-29 00:54:28

DeirdreS: @lderezinski You say that as if there’s anything wrong with eating and sleeping. 😉

2011-09-29 00:53:57

DeirdreS: @noebie Thanks – it’s still a top result for Italian slang on Google, and cited in wikipedia – much to my amusement!

2011-09-29 00:44:40

DeirdreS: Tonight’s dinner will be Indian… with a bunch of Italians. Yes, it’s still all about Countries Beginning with I. But first, some editing..

2011-09-29 00:27:23

DeirdreS: RT @ryancnelson: Joyent folks are at #surgecon ! Please say hi, if you’re here too. We’re friendly!

2011-09-28 21:51:42

DeirdreS: @johnnysunshine …left over from node knockout. Those kids didn’t know how to drink. 😉

2011-09-28 21:51:13

DeirdreS: @johnnysunshine There’s about as much again still in boxes.

2011-09-28 21:00:11

DeirdreS: RT @alexis_gil: Discovering Joyent’s #smartos . Such a bright proposal.  – Thanks!

2011-09-28 20:57:19

DeirdreS: Do we really need anything else for a party?

2011-09-28 20:48:12

DeirdreS: @wayfaringrob Glad you’re all in one piece.

2011-09-28 20:35:56

DeirdreS: @MissyByte  KVM on illumos– but I’m biased. 😉

2011-09-28 18:42:49

DeirdreS: @ryancnelson @bdha I leave it in your very capable hands, just let me know how to tell people where to find you #smartOS

2011-09-28 18:10:57

DeirdreS: RT @3rdEden: The commercial version of Observer will be deployed on @joyent’s amazing cloud offering. Cheaper, better, faster than AWS. …

2011-09-28 16:22:40

DeirdreS: @bdha I was waiting to hear from you and @ryancnelson about that

2011-09-28 16:22:06

DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Join Steve Tuck, GM Joyent Public Cloud for an Overview on the new Joyent Public Cloud on Tues 10/4 at 10AM PT/1PM ET http:/ …

2011-09-28 14:24:34

DeirdreS: @willsnow Excellent, be great to see you.

2011-09-28 14:23:47

DeirdreS: SmartOS-Illumos-OpenIndiana Events – at Surge this week: @bcantrill and @dapsays speaking, & SmartOS mini-hackathon!

2011-09-28 03:15:00

DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Beer+ KVM + ZFS. Join @bcantrill, @brendangregg 4 Solaris Family Reunion at Joyent HQ 10/4 – 6 pm.

2011-09-28 03:06:43

DeirdreS: @willsnow It is indeed!

2011-09-28 01:10:58

DeirdreS: Alasdair Lumsden of OpenIndiana at LOSUG –

2011-09-28 00:00:37

DeirdreS: RT @samj: BBC Speechless As Trader Tells Truth: “The Collapse Is Coming…And Goldman Rules The World” – YouTube &l …

2011-09-27 23:02:20

DeirdreS: @lderezinski glad to hear you’re still alive and kicking!

2011-09-27 22:53:11

DeirdreS: @willsnow gonna come to the party? Would love to see you

2011-09-27 20:39:15

DeirdreS: RT @sdtuck: “Cloud” Fireside Chat with Jason.A. Hoffman via @lanyrd

2011-09-27 20:15:22

DeirdreS: “had Oracle added DTrace probes to their enterprise products, we could’ve saved a lot of heartache with a one-liner.”

2011-09-27 19:58:25

DeirdreS: @dexterous Would love to, but won’t hawe time this trip #Pune

2011-09-27 19:53:01

DeirdreS: @darrencrawford I have participated in smuggling an ostrich: #MonkeySmuggling

2011-09-27 17:43:56

DeirdreS: Listening to Nino Rota to drown out office chatter. Seems somehow appropriate.

2011-09-27 17:34:48

DeirdreS: @davewiner All we have to do is ignore them. The beauty of twitter is that this is easy to do, unlike any other media.

2011-09-27 17:22:48

DeirdreS: @_alram By that logic, a lot of Parisian men would look pretty odd. #TalesOfParisSubway

2011-09-27 17:21:33

DeirdreS: @darrencrawford $5 per monkey? Pretty sure I can get them cheaper in India, but the freight will kill us.

2011-09-27 16:25:34

DeirdreS: ” DTrace provides insight into the guests in a way that just isn’t possible with any other virtualisation platform”

2011-09-27 16:12:07

DeirdreS: RT @SolarisSIG: Slides from Alasdair’s OpenIndiana 151a and KVM demo are up at #openindiana

2011-09-27 15:40:50

DeirdreS: @AnastasiaAshman @NomdeB Always glad to meet another ex-expat!

2011-09-27 05:56:09

DeirdreS: @bubbva Well, please let the others know if they don’t already, And break a leg!

2011-09-27 05:53:10

DeirdreS: @bubbva You guys coming to the reunion? We’d lowe to see you all #solaris

2011-09-27 05:33:39

DeirdreS: @gnat Well then you’re both good parents. Glad the boy is watching – Joss would approve.

2011-09-27 05:32:12

DeirdreS: RT @HackerNewsFP: Using DTrace to debug a Node Knockout winner

2011-09-27 05:21:57

DeirdreS: Ack. Dude. Facebook is not “the cloud”. The Cloud’s My-Mom-Cleaned-My-Room Problem – Alexis Madrigal- The Atlantic

2011-09-27 05:20:01

DeirdreS: @bdha Oh damn now I’m gonna have to buy it all the sooner. Trying to save it for my trip!

2011-09-27 05:19:22

DeirdreS: RT @gnat: And so it begins. Ms 9 and Mr 12 watching S01E01 of Buffy. – Which proves you’re a great dad!

2011-09-27 04:02:20

DeirdreS: Twilight Zone San Francisco: “Why Is Everybody Here?” – YouTube

2011-09-27 03:11:41

DeirdreS: @timoreilly Is anything interesting being said? #zeitgeist

2011-09-27 02:35:15

DeirdreS: RT @lewellyn: Crap. @oracle killed without warning. This is… “bad”. 🙁 Anyone have a mirror of the 134b repository? :/

2011-09-27 02:30:14

DeirdreS: @lderezinski Good luck – we’ll be thinking of you!

2011-09-27 02:29:46

DeirdreS: @substudio Maybe she’ll turn out to be the psycho one #panam

2011-09-27 02:29:20

DeirdreS: RT @robertoames: Nice article from @economist on #Facebook and sharing it all. The graphic is perfect!

2011-09-27 00:47:39

DeirdreS: RT @DEVOPS_BORAT: Source of Oracle is tell me latest version of PostgreSQL can be able download from

2011-09-27 00:13:16

DeirdreS: @missbhavens Two great shows in their day. Tho I watched a few episodes of Maude a few years ago on DVD, and found it not that interesting.

2011-09-26 23:56:56

DeirdreS: @missbhavens I didn’t think you were even old enough to remember Maude #jeopardy

2011-09-26 23:41:32

DeirdreS: @darrencrawford Now, now we haven’t actually done the monkey benchmark yet. Who was supposed to get the monkeys? #MillionMonkeys

2011-09-26 23:40:56

DeirdreS: RT @almightygod: Thank you @HemantMehta for interviewing me on Friendly Atheist:

2011-09-26 21:23:56

DeirdreS: “Now, Berlusconi is determined to shut Italy’s bloggers up” – Italy’s Fascist Style Blog Gagging

2011-09-26 21:11:37

DeirdreS: RT @jamesdotcuff: @bcantrill @joyent no kidding! we are due to meet Jason soon: your latest “KVM foo” is pure “unadulterated bmc” at its …

2011-09-26 21:08:57

DeirdreS: @jeffreytaylor I’ve just lost all my geek cred. 😉

2011-09-26 21:00:52

DeirdreS: @jeffreytaylor you’ll have to explain that one to me

2011-09-26 20:58:03

DeirdreS: @dboyll got it visible on FF, thanks! #sparc

2011-09-26 20:54:15

DeirdreS: @ben I couldn’t see it wih Chrome, can with FF

2011-09-26 20:51:47

DeirdreS: @riccardo_iommi I can hear, but not see. ??? #SPARC #oracle

2011-09-26 20:50:10

DeirdreS: RT @SAGEProgram: The Gap Year: Breaking up the “Cradle to College to Cubicle to Cemetery” Cycle –

2011-09-26 18:47:29

DeirdreS: RT @jhk24: Congrats to Ed Saipetch’s blog for being named top 100 cloud bog!!!

2011-09-26 18:29:01

DeirdreS: Clarification: New & future family members are very welcome at the Solaris Family Reunion – please join us!

2011-09-26 16:24:58

DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: new post: Observing Observer: A Cloud Analytics Case Study

2011-09-26 16:13:50

DeirdreS: No matter how much we try to make it just about the money, capitalism runs on relationships. Corporations underestimate that to their peril.

2011-09-26 16:07:51

DeirdreS: @urbanturbanguy I am working directly with an agent I’ve used for years in Delhi, – do it all be email

2011-09-26 15:00:34

DeirdreS: Register now for the Solaris Family Reunion, October 4th at Joyent: #solaris #opensolaris #smartos #illumos #openindiana #oow

2011-09-26 02:46:13

DeirdreS: RT @PeterGalvin: I just reviewed: ‘DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD (Oracle… via @amazon …

2011-09-25 22:07:33

DeirdreS: @kusor Enjoy!

2011-09-25 21:31:44

DeirdreS: @JoeMyGod “But he’s played a President of the United States”. That is all I need to know about Fox “news”, thank you.

2011-09-25 21:30:31

DeirdreS: I could do without this massive headache.

2011-09-25 21:29:39

DeirdreS: @kusor Cool, where are you going? I’m just working on my old website with lots of info…

2011-09-25 21:27:10

DeirdreS: @kusor Congratulations!

2011-09-25 21:05:45

DeirdreS: “my father can’t understand how anyone could see beauty in a place of such poverty and squalor.” Seeing Beauty

2011-09-25 20:44:06

DeirdreS: “Don’t you have anything else?” she asked mournfully. “I’ve been making change all afternoon.”

2011-09-25 20:05:07

DeirdreS: @apperceptions These ravioli?

2011-09-25 19:28:55

DeirdreS: a better question may be, “How bad was the world in the past?”

2011-09-25 19:18:48

DeirdreS: @smaffulli I’d like to invite you and OpenStack folks: Solaris Family Reunion, October 4th at Joyent:

2011-09-25 19:03:29

DeirdreS: don’t look if you’re hungry: Website Photo Bin: Food

2011-09-25 18:11:58

DeirdreS: @wattersjames Depends – who do you want to toss them at?

2011-09-25 18:11:31

DeirdreS: SmartOS news for today:

2011-09-25 18:07:57

DeirdreS: RT @Graftolistic: Installing #KVM and Creating a #Debian VM in #OpenIndiana 151a

2011-09-25 16:53:47

DeirdreS: Crowdbooster may turn out to be something I’d actually pay money for. Thanks @sogrady for putting me on to it.

2011-09-25 16:48:16

DeirdreS: @sevanjaniyan Wouldn’t fit!

2011-09-25 16:14:01

DeirdreS: Register now for the Solaris Family Reunion, October 4th at Joyent: #solaris #opensolaris #smartos #illumos #openindiana #oow

2011-09-25 07:15:58

DeirdreS: what I was doing 7 years ago:
Moving House in Italy

2011-09-25 05:53:59

DeirdreS: is it just me or is this a strange juxtaposition?

2011-09-25 05:36:13

DeirdreS: Emergency: I am out of chocolate!

2011-09-25 04:49:30

DeirdreS: @jonasthaler snort

2011-09-25 04:47:35

DeirdreS: @jonasthaler Surprisingly, I managed to miss that particular disaster, glad you did, too.

2011-09-25 04:15:50

DeirdreS: @jasonh Hard to choose between Puss and Grover:

2011-09-25 03:47:21

DeirdreS: RT @bdha: My (very) rough notes on booting a kvm branded zone on SmartOS: Will need a guest dataset already configured.

2011-09-25 00:42:14

DeirdreS: Giggling.

2011-09-25 00:21:39

DeirdreS: @scottmcnealy Hey, daddy of us all – come along for a beer?

2011-09-25 00:14:05

DeirdreS: a random buffet of photos of Italy posted on my site over the years: Website Photo Bin: Italy

2011-09-25 00:11:06

DeirdreS: This bell pepper pasta sauce is smelling awfully yummy…

2011-09-24 17:42:22

DeirdreS: any SmartOS folks in Delhi Oct 17-18-19? Or Bombay 27-28? Would love to meet up. (Sorry, no Bangalore this trip.)

2011-09-24 17:37:36

DeirdreS: I don’t have many flan surfaces at home, so my bed is covered in piles of papers to be filed. It’s that kind of Saturday.

2011-09-24 16:59:08

DeirdreS: @mfernest If only more of the world would practice that.

2011-09-24 12:46:43

DeirdreS: Dang it, I keep trying to offend all these people on FB and they still won’t go away! 😉

2011-09-24 03:24:58

DeirdreS: @missbhavens Bacon salt?!? WANT!

2011-09-24 02:17:12

DeirdreS: Too bad the Folsom Street Fair doesn’t take place closer to Fleet Week. Much to celebrate this year.

2011-09-24 22:28:03

DeirdreS: @professor__x We would be very happy for you to come!

2011-09-24 20:37:19

DeirdreS: what Ross was doing 4 years ago at Woodstock: Orphan Kids

2011-09-24 20:23:08

DeirdreS: Thoughts for an upcoming reunion: what I wrote 10 years ago About Woodstock School

2011-09-24 20:03:33

DeirdreS: @rattay I read that as “scratch the itch of my peoples’ thang”

2011-09-24 19:50:17

DeirdreS: @adrianco Hope you’ll be able to join us for the Solaris Family Reunion, October 4th at Joyent:

2011-09-24 19:35:32

DeirdreS: Register now for the Solaris Family Reunion, October 4th at Joyent:

2011-09-24 19:25:33

DeirdreS: @pelegri good idea! #Solaris

2011-09-24 19:08:08

DeirdreS: @chrisridd Flat! (Don’t have too many flan surfaces, either. Probably a good thing.)

2011-09-24 19:03:21

DeirdreS: SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, Oct 4th – Solaris Family Reunion at Joyent in San Francisco

2011-09-24 17:42:29

DeirdreS: @LusciousPear Umm, doing what with them?

2011-09-23 23:16:12

DeirdreS: updated with downloadable slide deck: Video: Experiences Porting KVM to SmartOS –

2011-09-23 22:35:30

DeirdreS: “we seem to be witnessing a fraying of the bonds of empathy, decency, common purpose. People fail to see each other”

2011-09-23 22:28:49

DeirdreS: @strlen Can’t join tonight, but I will virtually commiserate

2011-09-23 20:12:22

DeirdreS: RT @obscurebug: @DeirdreS Regarding bmc, possibly Brownian motion? @bcantrill – made me laugh so hard I started coughing!

2011-09-23 19:36:56

DeirdreS: RT @storming: A DIY book scanner. Pretty cool. – want! (and need)

2011-09-23 19:36:07

DeirdreS: .@jonasthaler your quips deserve more followers, and it’s #followfriday, so… People, follow Jonas! He plays the accordion.

2011-09-23 18:32:32

DeirdreS: RT @ryah: In case you were wondering what libuv actually does, I added a list of features to the README: #nodejs

2011-09-23 18:30:23

DeirdreS: awesome article: SmartOS: virtualization with ZFS and KVM []

2011-09-23 18:26:04

DeirdreS: @jasonh If I didn’t know you were working hard, I’d say you’re having too much fun. 😉

2011-09-23 18:16:56

DeirdreS: My calendar is full of others’ travel plans, so I can keep track of who I need to see.

2011-09-23 18:12:32

DeirdreS: New Video: Experiences Porting KVM to SmartOS – Bryan’s talk at the KVM Forum

2011-09-23 17:09:16

DeirdreS: RT @ryah: OH: they replaced some existing LDAP proxy with ldapjs, and got a _70x_ performance increase (they triple checked) – Just… Wow.

2011-09-23 16:01:42

DeirdreS: @jonasthaler Whatever you’re agreeing with, I probably do too. Nice to see you out on the ‘webs!

2011-09-23 14:46:43

DeirdreS: OH: “bmc == bryan moving constantly” (a videographer’s experience of filming @bcantrill )

2011-09-23 06:49:41

DeirdreS: RT @hydra35: SmartOS: virtualization with ZFS and KVM

2011-09-23 05:35:43

DeirdreS: what I was actually doing 8 years ago: Scuola Guida: Learning to Drive in Italy

2011-09-23 05:35:08

DeirdreS: (written) 8 years ago, about events much longer ago: Benares: The Distilled Essence of India

2011-09-23 01:36:09

DeirdreS: Another GOP debate? Right, off twitter for the night. Really, you guys give these dolts way more attention than they deserve.

2011-09-23 00:43:47

DeirdreS: @bcantrill Musical deck chairs on multiple Titanics?

2011-09-23 00:23:49

DeirdreS: The creanivity of comment spammers often leaves much to be desired, but sometimes I’m tempted to let one pass for sheer loopiness.

2011-09-22 22:38:27

DeirdreS: @redtwitdown FWIW, it appears that’s there’s quite a bit of convo about us in places I can’t get to. 😉

2011-09-22 22:37:41

DeirdreS: @redtwitdown Yeah, I agree, but these analyst types do it for money. If it’s any comfort, I couldn’t read it either.

2011-09-22 21:54:34

DeirdreS: “As S&P’s analysts noted, resistance to the structural economic reforms that Italy so desperately needs is rife”

2011-09-22 21:52:06

DeirdreS: @mmcallen Normal is way overrated

2011-09-22 21:51:30

DeirdreS: RT @joshaber: There aren’t many websites that wouldn’t benefit from bumping up their font size.

2011-09-22 21:30:29

DeirdreS: Beginning to look forward to my 1st real vacation in years: “home” to India for a Woodstock School reunion, haven’t decided what eles yet…

2011-09-22 21:23:09

DeirdreS: RT @the451group: Joyent goes open source to help service providers take on AWS: The company has open-sourced its SmartOS cloud op… htt …

2011-09-22 20:31:08

DeirdreS: Dear Facebook: I don’t want or need to to be my everything. Stop trying so hard, it just makes you look pathetic.

2011-09-22 18:35:26

DeirdreS: RT @badnima: Next time, Reed Hastings should hire Woot CEO Matt Rutledge to write his blog posts.

2011-09-22 18:32:59

DeirdreS: RT @twiki: what motivates us: – #opensource #community “When profit gets unmoored from purpose, bad things happen.”

2011-09-22 15:43:22

DeirdreS: Taxi driver was speaking a north Indian dialect, now on cable car dropping off French tourists in Chinatown. Ah, San Francisco!

2011-09-22 05:09:47

DeirdreS: RT @ahl: new blog post examining a recent RAID-6 recovery paper; does flash require new RAID algorithms?

2011-09-22 05:02:10

DeirdreS: The reason the US is alone among comparable countries in doing this is that it is the most religious of those countries

2011-09-22 04:47:08

DeirdreS: RT @Revkin: Unreal: Seismologists on trial for manslaughter for failing to predict ’09 Italian quake: via @msnbc

2011-09-22 04:40:19

DeirdreS: Gutsy wrangler, huge horse save boy from charging grizzly –

2011-09-22 04:02:28

DeirdreS: @mformento Fino a quando? Mi farebbe piacere vederci.

2011-09-21 23:15:01

DeirdreS: First Public Cloud in Taiwan Powered by Joyent ¬´ Joyeur

2011-09-21 22:08:42

DeirdreS: @redtwitdown @richlowe ack, sorry – try now

2011-09-21 22:01:34

DeirdreS: SmartOS coolness: Tuning the IO Throttle

2011-09-21 20:38:05

DeirdreS: Oh, look who’s on

2011-09-21 19:49:35

DeirdreS: @rosso Joyent by default ONLY offers SFTP, while the nice WP GUI for adding themes, plugins only offers FTP. Have to do it manually.

2011-09-21 18:55:20

DeirdreS: RT @lewellyn: Using #HP servers and want to run #illumos #OpenIndiana? will tell you how to get a functioning insta …

2011-09-21 18:54:25

DeirdreS: @pperezrubio maybe this will help? #Openindiana #PXE

2011-09-21 15:48:54

DeirdreS: “students familiarize themselves with the information beforehand so class time can be spent helping them understand”

2011-09-21 15:12:55

DeirdreS: RT @bdha: And my SmartOS system is in production!

2011-09-21 01:14:48

DeirdreS: Words about Al

2011-09-21 00:43:06

DeirdreS: No idea what this says, but it /looks/ impressive

2011-09-21 00:20:59

DeirdreS: @izs I’m probably not, either,but… I actually did something sorta kinda resembling that today.

2011-09-21 00:17:47

DeirdreS: @joelhousman but, you know, it’s all electronics, and if you’re good at computers, you must be good at the rest… no? Me, neither.

2011-09-21 00:08:29

DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: blunt! “I don’t care if our commodity x86 business goes to zero … we are phasing it out.” – Ellison

2011-09-20 23:23:19

DeirdreS: Online Rage and Community Moderation

2011-09-20 23:16:48

DeirdreS: @avbelow SF? We should meet this time! #California

2011-09-20 23:00:34

DeirdreS: RT @old_sound: Please comment on this issue for adding DTrace support to Redis:

2011-09-20 22:37:06

DeirdreS: @Zee Very dangerous for men. If you don’t accompany your woman, she will select large heavy complex items for you to carry home and assemble

2011-09-20 22:12:57

DeirdreS: @rosso is there a way to get sftp support for theme etc installs from the GUI?

2011-09-20 21:54:33

DeirdreS: “their son has a job but refuses to leave home and wants his clothes washed and his meals prepared.”

2011-09-20 20:55:03

DeirdreS: Realtime Multiplayer NodeJS

2011-09-20 18:14:56

DeirdreS: 14 of 27 countries in European Union had public debt exceeding 60% of their gross domestic product at the end of 2010

2011-09-20 18:06:25

DeirdreS: @dizzyd should not be, let me check. Can you DM me your username?

2011-09-20 16:42:04

DeirdreS: RT @anddam: dtrace ownz you

2011-09-20 15:25:36

DeirdreS: @lkateley No, indeed. The idea is to remind people of the culture that made Solaris great, in hopes that it doesn’t get lost.

2011-09-20 07:57:11

DeirdreS: RT @oracleopenworld: 13 days to #Oracle OpenWorld. > !

2011-09-20 06:19:27

DeirdreS: @richlowe Not topical AFAIK, just that @brendangregg and I have been talking about the desirability of preserving Solaris culture & history.

2011-09-20 06:13:00

DeirdreS: @richlowe We’re strolling down Solaris memory lane… for a reason. Or two or three.

2011-09-20 05:31:42

DeirdreS: RT @wattersjames: @vambenepe did you hear the joke about Mark Hurd’s Cloud API? its only command is ‘terminate’

2011-09-20 05:29:23

DeirdreS: “you screwed up, but your mother still loves you (unless, of course, her home directory is on jurassic)”

2011-09-20 05:07:09

DeirdreS: “put it back today, 20 of your (current) friends will be running it tomorrow”

2011-09-20 04:50:32

DeirdreS: @mformento E che ci fai nella mia zona? Benvenuto!

2011-09-20 04:49:46

DeirdreS: RT @ChrisCoons: Now that DADT is behind us, it’s time to go get DOMA, don’t you think? #dadt

2011-09-20 04:19:28

DeirdreS: ” I may be obliged to defend
Every love, every ending
Or maybe there’s no obligations now…”

2011-09-20 04:09:27

DeirdreS: @NomdeB That did cross my mind!

2011-09-20 02:16:14

DeirdreS: umm… why is there a gigantic LED screen hanging outside Moscone West showing video (like cam) of a hotel maid cleaning a room?

2011-09-20 01:05:37

DeirdreS: (hey’ I don’t “treat myself” very often)

2011-09-20 01:05:14

DeirdreS: and I just received this and like it muchly, thanks Leslie Lum for the recco! Mini Ruche Bag by jennyndesign

2011-09-20 01:01:56

DeirdreS: Whoever is responsible for the existence of bourbon, I thank you.

2011-09-19 23:33:46

DeirdreS: @Kim_Cameron did you try ?

2011-09-19 23:29:22

DeirdreS: RT @BreakingNews: S&P lowers Italy credit rating – Bloomberg

2011-09-19 23:28:43

DeirdreS: @acarvin I would assume that if you are speaking you’d tweet that yourself if appropriate, and not need them to write it for you.

2011-09-19 23:24:47

DeirdreS: SmartOS News –

2011-09-19 23:15:34

DeirdreS: RT @DEVOPS_BORAT: Source of Facebook is tell me that most requested feature by users is ‘Fuck this’ button. They may able launch at f8. +1 !

2011-09-19 22:55:53

DeirdreS: @flexrex cool!

2011-09-19 22:48:36

DeirdreS: @fitzage geez, we just can’t get rid of you #fb

2011-09-19 22:29:31

DeirdreS: “what matters
Is the blame,
Somebody to blame.
If that’s the aim,
Give me the blame” – YouTube

2011-09-19 21:45:54

DeirdreS: I need a drink or 5, starting right about… now.

2011-09-19 20:20:11

DeirdreS: RT @mickael: @monkchips @reillyusa @jasonh unfuckable sounds much better than previous Oracle Linux ads

2011-09-19 20:18:34

DeirdreS: RT @badnima: Thought provoking article on why Netflix HAD to split up the DVD vs Streaming business

2011-09-19 20:09:26

DeirdreS: @codepo8 Lots of info still lacking, but I’ll be glad for feedback on what’s there (and needed).

2011-09-19 18:19:44

DeirdreS: AT&T customer service are always great on the phone, but I wouldn’t have to call so often if their website wasn’t so confusing.

2011-09-19 15:54:53

DeirdreS: @dizzyd please email – they’ll be glad to help

2011-09-19 15:47:25

DeirdreS: @sh1mmer What airline in this? My experience in that you usually can, tho sometimes codesharing messes things up.

2011-09-19 15:45:54

DeirdreS: RT @monkchips: @reillyusa smartOS is unfuckable software. its clean. cc @jasonh

2011-09-19 15:45:40

DeirdreS: RT @BearRanda: @DeirdreS Hi Deirdre! Tom Lenk has a new film seeking support, would love some help or a RT! 🙂 Than …

2011-09-19 15:19:55

DeirdreS: @mxcia Aww, thanks!

2011-09-19 15:19:26

DeirdreS: @old_sound @melanierenzulli I don’t think it exists in Italian, either.

2011-09-19 06:19:39

DeirdreS: .@storagebod Also FYI we want to work together with OpenStack. Even turns out that my counterpart over there is an old friend, @smaffulli

2011-09-19 06:17:01

DeirdreS: RT @antoniovieiro: @melanierenzulli @dangeroustype @DeirdreS It’s “trasnochador” actually, see – thanks! A useful word!

2011-09-19 06:14:51

DeirdreS: Hmm. Where else could we use games to solve real problems? Gamers solve molecular puzzle that baffled scientists

2011-09-19 04:56:09

DeirdreS: “if you rate or review a movie on Qwikster, it doesn’t show up on Netflix, and vice-versa.” – are you F’in kidding?

2011-09-19 03:48:10

DeirdreS: RT @Graftolistic: cloning a #KVM virtual machine using ZFS in #openindiana

2011-09-19 03:47:47

DeirdreS: ooh, screenshots! Installing RHEL 5.5 and Fedora 13 in OpenIndiana 151a KVM | Gray Matter Boundaries

2011-09-19 03:28:36

DeirdreS: “People who are unhappy about their marriage have a Hobson’s choice… between a bad marriage and no marriage at all.”

2011-09-19 02:41:49

DeirdreS: Religion and nerds

2011-09-19 01:55:28

DeirdreS: @missbhavens According to the parties in question, naturally!

2011-09-19 01:35:29

DeirdreS: RT @melanierenzulli: *swoon* RT @dangeroustype: Found a cool Spanish word in a Borges poem. Transnochadores: those who have stayed up al …

2011-09-19 01:28:45

DeirdreS: So… I’m a horrible mother, an unsatisfactory daughter, was an ungrateful wife. At least my aunts seem(ed) to find me a pretty good neice.

2011-09-18 22:20:52

DeirdreS: @dave_miner yes, I’ll be around

2011-09-18 19:33:38

DeirdreS: @storagebod I think we’re all on the same side here. SmartOS is new; community, docs, etc need time and input to grow, we’re working on it.

2011-09-18 19:23:21

DeirdreS: “a society only thrives if you allow people to give the best of themselves.” the Affliction of Comfort –

2011-09-18 19:02:48

DeirdreS: Ugh. FB is for friends and family – people who are popular with /me/ – not the likes of Michael Arrington.

2011-09-18 16:03:05

DeirdreS: @goMarielle @acarvin depends on their ages. I grew up with images of Vietnam war on TV, knowing my dad could’ve died there. Did me no good

2011-09-18 03:50:00

DeirdreS: @melanierenzulli That depends very much on whose hands!

2011-09-18 03:38:17

DeirdreS: RT @purisubzi: Interviewer: So why do you write these strong female characters?

Joss Whedon: Because you’re still asking me that question.

2011-09-18 03:36:20

DeirdreS: @AjeyGore Please keep us informed!

2011-09-18 02:33:17

DeirdreS: “biology is ‘local’ — the ‘same’ biological processes in different places have different ‘effects’ on people.”

2011-09-17 22:15:41

DeirdreS: “the wiretaps throw doubt on Berlusconi’s claims that he has never paid for sex”

2011-09-17 22:06:43

DeirdreS: RT @Zee: A useful rape analogy

2011-09-17 22:02:20

DeirdreS: @melanierenzulli I don’t think I could stop laughing through the “harmonizing energy” part. #Want #travel

2011-09-17 21:59:30

DeirdreS: RT @iamsrk: 3am just launched with happy meals with mc donalds and a lil gift to go with it. Yippee

2011-09-17 21:39:35

DeirdreS: My neighborhood is already filling up with red. At least it means that a lot of old friends will be in town.

2011-09-17 21:34:14

DeirdreS: RT @koenvervloesem: LOL RT @sjvn: A simple explanation of why one should use the Oxford comma. 🙂 #Writing

2011-09-17 21:33:43

DeirdreS: @kusor Ack! Glad at least that you won’t be going to your wedding with casts or stitches.

2011-09-17 20:12:58

DeirdreS: @storagebod that, and more!

2011-09-17 16:15:46

DeirdreS: RT @alecmuffett: There are some forms of computer misuse and “hacking” in which one can fairly delight ( via http:/ …

2011-09-17 16:03:52

DeirdreS: @storagebod Give us some time – right now it’s more DIY than pret-a-porter

2011-09-17 16:02:44

DeirdreS: RT @praetoriuss: Artikel über #SmartOS, -“The trend of flagellated nerd OS seems to be broken.”

2011-09-17 15:52:31

DeirdreS: @jasonh I like your new profile pic!

2011-09-17 15:52:09

DeirdreS: @kusor All ready?

2011-09-17 05:21:11

DeirdreS: @LusciousPear Can’t quite read it? #joy #ministry #fb

2011-09-17 04:50:17

DeirdreS: RT @timbray: Yow. Live reportage from Reno race disaster from Gosling:

2011-09-17 04:38:53

DeirdreS: “compassion is out of fashion — indeed, lack of compassion has become a matter of principle”

2011-09-17 00:37:42

DeirdreS: @reiger good to know!

2011-09-17 00:37:32

DeirdreS: @fitzage @benr embarrassingly, that ad is one of the Google ads on my site. Someone targeting Joyent and/or cloud keywords.

2011-09-17 00:36:38

DeirdreS: @italylogue I had my 40th birthday weekend there, it can sleep ~20 people, if they like each other. 😉

2011-09-16 22:36:55

DeirdreS: @italylogue or if you want a whole house, we have spent many happy times here: #italy #travel

2011-09-16 20:19:08

DeirdreS: …meanwhile, the pigeons stare accusingly: What about US? Everybody wants something from me…

2011-09-16 20:18:20

DeirdreS: finally cleaned and filled the hummingbird feeder after months. The poor little guy can’t seem to believe his good luck.

2011-09-16 20:17:14

DeirdreS: @lderezinski Aww… don’t feel bad, it’s not actually all that exciting.

2011-09-16 20:16:06

DeirdreS: @old_sound no, not a all. You should go for it! I just thought this video might be helpful to you as background:

2011-09-16 20:07:44

DeirdreS: @tomcoates Try Dan Kalshan, Financial District

2011-09-16 20:06:20

DeirdreS: @atl at SF HQ? Quite a few of us. #joyeurs

2011-09-16 20:05:50

DeirdreS: @old_sound (I mean that to be helpful, not snarky!) #ConFoo #dtrace

2011-09-16 20:05:36

DeirdreS: @old_sound You found Brendan’s video about MySQL, right? #ConFoo #dtrace

2011-09-16 17:52:32

DeirdreS: RT @RobvanDyck: Watch this video. Why Uniserve uses Joyent as our cloud provider – 1 Billion Page Views Per Month! …

2011-09-16 16:28:00

DeirdreS: RT @atl: Yes, @joyent’s new price regime looks great, but it’s their API that has me really impressed:

2011-09-16 15:58:54

DeirdreS: RT @HenrikJohansen: In my world a knight in shining armour is a geek carrying @brendangregg ‘s Dtrace book …

2011-09-16 15:58:23

DeirdreS: RT @jgeurts: The @joyent cloud prices are really compelling… going to have to keep that in mind

2011-09-16 10:00:43

DeirdreS: RT @HAL9000_: You know, if Dave had said “Sudo Open the Pod Bay Doors” I would have let him in.

2011-09-16 05:10:49

DeirdreS: It’s been an intense 48 hours or therabouts. If I can sleep for the next 8 or 9 that would be good.

2011-09-16 05:10:03

DeirdreS: RT @DEVOPS_BORAT: In devops we bring A game only when production machine is down. For rest of crap we do is B- game more than enough.

2011-09-16 04:20:43

DeirdreS: @lewellyn actually we have quite a lot of wine left over…

2011-09-16 04:19:37

DeirdreS: @jamescmcpherson just drunk tweeting

2011-09-16 03:37:28

DeirdreS: Sometimes it’s just about helping conversations happen

2011-09-16 03:31:57

DeirdreS: I may spend the next 24 hours mostly drunk. Is that ok ?

2011-09-15 23:52:37

DeirdreS: If you’re stuck inside the cable car is much like any other commute. Except full of tourists

2011-09-15 22:24:49

DeirdreS: DTraceBook site is back

2011-09-15 22:17:33

DeirdreS: starting to think about my trip to India in October for the Woodstock School (and my class’) reunion. Going home!

2011-09-15 22:08:36

DeirdreS: RT @BronxZooHBadger: HONEY BADGER DONT CARE!!! RT @HuffPostComedy Honey badger narrator gets a book deal!

2011-09-15 21:19:00

DeirdreS: RT @sogrady: spinning up a test @joyent machine. possibly related: we happen to be in the market for a colo replacement.

2011-09-15 20:54:06

DeirdreS: RT @chorrell: Awwww yeah, we got an API now!

2011-09-15 20:21:32

DeirdreS: RT @old_sound: It should be illegal to run production services without DTrace

2011-09-15 19:09:57

DeirdreS: RT @CloudTopics: Joyent Cloud takes on kingpin Amazon: Joyent pitches its revamped Joyent Cloud as a faster,… Clo …

2011-09-15 18:27:00

DeirdreS: Wow, perks of blogging! I’ve just been invited to be on a panel on women and travel at a corporate event, in NOLA. Expenses paid. Cool!

2011-09-15 18:13:30

DeirdreS: Much sleepy…

2011-09-15 17:55:52

DeirdreS: Wow, “my” community is evolving more rapidly than I could have imagined. Hang on for a wild ride!

2011-09-15 17:41:56

DeirdreS: @shawnferry it may be there is no one left there who actually knows how to remove the old stuff.

2011-09-15 17:41:16

DeirdreS: @pnbersch which new site do you mean?

2011-09-15 16:44:01

DeirdreS: wow, just realized some old video of mine is still on Oracle Media Network

2011-09-15 09:12:00

DeirdreS: RT @badnima: The New Joyent Cloud is Live!

2011-09-15 09:10:10

DeirdreS: RT @rosso: Every time I think I want a bigger apartment, I thank goodness its size forces me to throw out crap I don’t need. – Amen!

2011-09-15 09:08:56

DeirdreS: RT @joyent: Joyent arms cloud for death match with Amazon via @regvulture. Typically outrageous quotes from @jasonh. 🙂

2011-09-15 09:08:45

DeirdreS: The Observation Deck » Standing up SmartDataCenter

2011-09-15 08:46:44

DeirdreS: @3rdEden thanks! I’m very happy about it.

2011-09-15 08:11:07

DeirdreS: @fitzage I hope we all can.

2011-09-15 08:08:15

DeirdreS: RT @kirkwy: Next on the conference roadmap: “Replacing The Linux Kernel with Node.js” /cc @timfox @michaelklishin @monadic @old_sound

2011-09-15 05:48:20

DeirdreS: @ajkeen Sounds as if the teller is insecure about his own ability to deal with women who aren’t repressed by culture and law. Contemptible.

2011-09-15 05:00:26

DeirdreS: @NomdeB @mtuckerb Yes, I assume the “Mom” reference is meant to make us think of the kids but, hey, dads get killed more often…

2011-09-15 04:41:47

DeirdreS: This has been stuck in my head all evening. Now you can have it, too!

2011-09-15 04:34:31

DeirdreS: @mtuckerb I’ve got new allergies to soy and peanuts, which makes a lot of SF’s great Asian food off limits – augh!

2011-09-15 01:35:41

DeirdreS: @lewellyn Oh, go ahead – I don’t set much store by “appropriate”.

2011-09-15 01:22:49

DeirdreS: When a crime report speaks of a victim as a “mom”, is that supposed to make the event more tragic than if it happened to a mere “woman” ?

2011-09-15 01:10:26

DeirdreS: @italylogue And not just for college – high school and gap year too!

2011-09-15 00:07:24

DeirdreS: @edsai Dammit, I was already hungry! #cloud #smartos

2011-09-14 23:51:49

DeirdreS: RT @ryancnelson: THIS DOGFOOD IS DELICIOUS! – I believe “We drink our own champagne” is the preferred phrase. 😉

2011-09-14 23:41:32

DeirdreS: (finally) Introducing Your SmartOS Community Manager –

2011-09-14 22:43:38

DeirdreS: @bubbva I’ll be fine in India, the part of Asia I tend to spend more time in anyway

2011-09-14 21:52:39

DeirdreS: .@smaffulli …and somehow I’d missed that you are now my counterpart at OpenStack!

2011-09-14 21:48:07

DeirdreS: RT @aliciafremling: No one likes a fearmonger who spreads lies @TeamBachmann

2011-09-14 21:44:45

DeirdreS: @smaffulli We’re very open to that, I’ve been lurking around to try to understand what would be needed.

2011-09-14 21:33:24

DeirdreS: Countdown to the No Compromises Cloud

2011-09-14 20:43:42

DeirdreS: a mesmerizing guitar solo: Alex Britti ‘Intro’ – Unplugged – YouTube

2011-09-14 20:32:43

DeirdreS: @adityapatawari heh. If you’d like to doc what you run into, we could include that on

2011-09-14 20:31:53

DeirdreS: RT @bdha: @vandergoog @joyent But it works! @ryancnelson is modding up SmartOS as well. Hackathon at #surgecon!

2011-09-14 19:20:03

DeirdreS: @adityapatawari Or you could use the brand-new OpenIndiana distro which does include many of those things…

2011-09-14 19:08:36

DeirdreS: @smaffulli seen my new job?

2011-09-14 17:46:00

DeirdreS: learning to live with a food allergy is a bitch. And, it turns out, being allergic to soy while living in the US is a real problem.

2011-09-14 17:41:47

DeirdreS: “on the surface we’re a transportation company, but there are so many ways to look at our data” – true of so many cos.!

2011-09-14 17:34:26

DeirdreS: bought season tix for the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus – Stephen Schwartz conducting songs from “Wicked”? Of course!

2011-09-14 17:03:18

DeirdreS: oi_151a Release Notes – OpenIndiana – OpenIndiana Wiki

2011-09-14 17:02:32

DeirdreS: RT @scottherson: Bay Area Execs – still a few spots open for tomorrow (thurs 9-15) nights Joyent Cloud Celebration and Launch Party – p… …

2011-09-14 16:57:14

DeirdreS: spent an hour and a half over breakfast talking about one of my very favorite things: Woodstock School (I could have gone on much longer…)

2011-09-14 14:28:51

DeirdreS: events listing for SmartOS-Illumos-OpenIndiana

2011-09-14 14:21:45

DeirdreS: RT @kbeninato: Elizabeth Warren – “I’m Running”

2011-09-14 05:25:29

DeirdreS: .@CTOPathScale The whole truth is that many people I like & respect are still at #Oracle, and I wish them well. But we all miss #Sun. A lot.

2011-09-14 05:23:03

DeirdreS: this time last year: How the DTrace Book Got Done

2011-09-14 05:21:33

DeirdreS: 2 years ago, something for you football fans: Halas Hall, Home of the Chicago Bears

2011-09-14 05:19:36

DeirdreS: 5 years ago: Sunday Hike: Canete to Tabia Dasci

2011-09-14 04:04:12

DeirdreS: @KatieS

2011-09-14 04:02:39

DeirdreS: @llcrowe @nonstick Not right soon, but I’m assuming you’ll both be around for a while?

2011-09-14 03:55:13

DeirdreS: @llcrowe @nonstick Hey, we need to all get together!

2011-09-14 03:50:08

DeirdreS: RT @snare: @toliman yeah 🙁 I’m running OSol on my NAS at home, gonna give SmartOS a go I reckon.

2011-09-14 03:45:23

DeirdreS: RT @openindiana: Happy First Anniversary! OpenIndiana is 1 year old today 🙂 And to celebrate, oi_151a is now out!

2011-09-14 00:57:05

DeirdreS: @peteryorke Thanks! You, too, on both counts.

2011-09-13 21:13:37

DeirdreS: RT @bubbva: Was glad today that @DeirdreS archives things! Her video helped me to get into advanced class at Voice One! – glad to help!

2011-09-13 20:36:56

DeirdreS: RT @jamescmcpherson: @DeirdreS – I know someone who will want to see this – @NomdeB

2011-09-13 19:01:22

DeirdreS: Just got around to buying an album I’ve loved for years: Mozart Horn Concertos

2011-09-13 18:36:34

DeirdreS: RT @old_sound: Just applied to the Zürich Canton for a license to open The Church of DTrace. #convert

2011-09-13 18:18:42

DeirdreS: RT @WinnieWongSF: Helping my fave Texan look for sublet in SF for next few months. Msg me if you have any leads. Pref move in mid-Sept, …

2011-09-13 16:22:04

DeirdreS: @NomdeB If I did that, quite a few people would be getting thumped this morning. None of them within reach, however.

2011-09-13 16:08:41

DeirdreS: Woke up irritable and twitchy from dreams far too close to reality.

2011-09-13 01:32:14

DeirdreS: @JoeMyGod I hope each and every one of those cheering audience members gets to experience being uninsured in this country. #CNNTeaParty

2011-09-12 22:32:41

DeirdreS: RT @izs: @3rdeden Really, it was @brendangregg who saw the smoking gun in cloud analytics. Solving it was a trivial one-liner.

2011-09-12 21:44:17

DeirdreS: @othiym23 We-ell… hasn’t been tried yet, could be an interesting challenge!

2011-09-12 21:31:29

DeirdreS: The more I read, the more I feel I don’t understand… <sigh>

2011-09-12 21:30:09

DeirdreS: @othiym23 install Ubuntu as a guest in SmartOS and see if he/she notices. 😉

2011-09-12 21:16:33

DeirdreS: @joelhousman Dose that include everyone in Wash-ington? I’m all for that.

2011-09-12 21:15:48

DeirdreS: Network Awesome: Sita Sings the Cosmic Freakin’ Blues

2011-09-12 18:30:00

DeirdreS: OpenIndiana build 151a due Wednesday 14th September

2011-09-12 17:59:48

DeirdreS: RT @koenvervloesem: cool, I’m running the best hypervisor on the best filesystem now 🙂 #kvm #zfs #smartos

2011-09-12 15:57:20

DeirdreS: Mammo center running late because all the equipment got shut down over the weekend and had to be rebooted. And I haven’t had breakfast…

2011-09-12 15:17:55

DeirdreS: Ladies in the waiting room passing judgement on the “celebs” in magazines: “Hollywood is nothing but a cesspool, no morals, nothing.”

2011-09-12 13:55:59

DeirdreS: @riccardo_iommi probably faithful to their men was intended, but people believe that the two go together.

2011-09-12 05:21:44

DeirdreS: The FB ad for “single men looking for faithful women” has appeared several times too often. I’d never be interested in a man that insecure.

2011-09-12 05:18:00

DeirdreS: RT @reiger: Apartment hunting since will probably be in SF longer. Yikes, have a week and nothing is available. Anyone know anyone looking?

2011-09-12 05:17:47

DeirdreS: @MathSimon You’ll definitely get SmartOS, though you’ll have to put up with the rest. I tweet all over the map.

2011-09-12 05:12:15

DeirdreS: @bdha We called our daguhter “the beast”. People thought we were unnatural parents.

2011-09-12 05:08:57

DeirdreS: @timbray Oh, some get far more than that!

2011-09-12 04:48:37

DeirdreS: Also found my dad’s account, which he never used. Just as well. He didn’t catch on that “the bear” has a different connotation nowadays.

2011-09-12 04:47:46

DeirdreS: As usual, puzzled by some of my Twitter followers – what do you people expect from me?

2011-09-12 04:26:17

DeirdreS: RT @NomdeB: Love this RT @TheEconomist An unusual bit of English has been spotted in China >One for @englishwhirled

2011-09-12 04:22:58

DeirdreS: only at Woodstock School would you get a production of Brigadoon with Tibetans playing Scots…

2011-09-12 03:12:20

DeirdreS: RT @joelhousman: Borders STILL can’t get rid of them:

2011-09-11 16:47:46

DeirdreS: 8 years ago: “Housewives, who should be cooking, are burning.” – Pirating Music

2011-09-11 16:23:41

DeirdreS: RT @kitt: I cry today not for the loss of the lives ten years ago, but for the loss of my country since then.

2011-09-11 04:05:50

DeirdreS: @corey_latislaw sounds as if the problem is hers!

2011-09-11 02:15:15

DeirdreS: that was a very good dinner, if I say so myself

2011-09-11 01:37:42

DeirdreS: Like so…

2011-09-11 01:34:30

DeirdreS: making pasta with squashes and peppers from the farmers’ market

2011-09-11 22:08:17

DeirdreS: Yes, I still do videos, but this week’s were internal-only.

2011-09-11 22:01:46

DeirdreS: @NomdeB what game? #tivo #dangeroustimetobeontwitter

2011-09-11 22:01:33

DeirdreS: RT @pancrazioauteri: Microblogging works: many people at IBC show already knew me because of posts on #Twitter and #Linkedin. #ibc2011 # …

2011-09-11 21:23:37

DeirdreS: dang, I have a lot of photos… Deirdre’s Photos | SmugMug

2011-09-11 20:42:30

DeirdreS: RT @dlsspy: Since I added dtrace probes to erlang, every mystery we’ve ever had is answered with a smug “this, obviously” …

2011-09-11 20:19:56

DeirdreS: fighter jets in the sky is not something I want to see on this particular date

2011-09-11 18:49:46

DeirdreS: a nice day on Lake Como in 2004, with my dad and Ross:

2011-09-11 17:15:46

DeirdreS: @trine She’s got her own language, too!

2011-09-10 21:39:04

DeirdreS: @old_sound you know there’s a book, too, right?

2011-09-10 21:37:58


2011-09-10 21:29:08

DeirdreS: @old_sound got some videos that may help with that:

2011-09-10 21:28:38

DeirdreS: @kvegh thanks. I was sure of it, my management not always so much. 😉 But I persevere, and the world is catching up.

2011-09-10 17:42:26

DeirdreS: RT @GuloGuloDesu: I hate #Oracle, and I miss #SUN. So now I’m running #OpenIndiana…. – that correlation seems to hold for many.

2011-09-10 17:37:25

DeirdreS: and this: Videoblogging for Sun: By the Numbers

2011-09-10 17:36:58

DeirdreS: ~2 years ago, I published: FISL Interview: Using Video to Communicate About Open Source

2011-09-10 17:35:06

DeirdreS: and, indeed, she did not (stay in Italy): Indian Schoolkids

2011-09-10 17:33:01

DeirdreS: “I’m not staying in Italy when I’m grown up,” she says. “It’s boring.”

2011-09-10 17:02:33

DeirdreS: RT @brendangregg: The zones:::nsec_waitrq kstat was crucial today in tracking down a perf issue. It’s in #smartos (thanks Jerry)

2011-09-10 01:12:34

DeirdreS: @PeterKretzman the founder went to Woodstock School, this was my first chance to see them live. Cool!

2011-09-10 00:24:22

DeirdreS: Project Bandaloop

2011-09-10 00:13:28

DeirdreS: @LusciousPear we gonna manage to meet this time?

2011-09-09 23:56:37

DeirdreS: I’m at Mint Plaza (1 Mint Plaza, 5th St, San Francisco)

2011-09-09 21:37:45

DeirdreS: @richlowe Doesn’t my open source street cred require that I have a frothing opinion in the matter? 😉

2011-09-09 21:31:27

DeirdreS: Feeling irritable and itchy all over. This may be due to allergies, or to reading about copyleft licenses.

2011-09-09 20:10:37

DeirdreS: Is Silvio Berlusconi the worst leader of a major country in the world? – By David Rothkopf | David Rothkopf

2011-09-09 19:52:00

DeirdreS: @jbouvier get past the front page on and that changes. We try to feature unmuzzled engineers:

2011-09-09 18:49:22

DeirdreS: @rbanffy Giving away billions in worldwide healthcare qualifies.

2011-09-09 18:47:28

DeirdreS: RT @raichoo: Religion does not always correlate with ethics. Get over it! /via @gedankenstuecke

2011-09-09 17:34:59

DeirdreS: If I ever use the term “super excited” in any forum or context, please assume an impostor. If it’s really me, just shoot me.

2011-09-09 17:08:20

DeirdreS: @NomdeB At the moment, carries some grim irony for me.

2011-09-09 16:55:28

DeirdreS: I guess I’ll have to spend the weekend offline and out of range of any media. I lived thru 9/11 once, don’t need to relive it.

2011-09-09 16:33:11

DeirdreS: @PeterKretzman “Baited breath” kinda grosses me out.

2011-09-09 16:32:40

DeirdreS: @NomdeB

2011-09-09 16:21:17

DeirdreS: @PeterKretzman #handbasket

2011-09-09 16:21:08

DeirdreS: @sriramnrn Please do. I think I’m reading everything in realtime now, but if you feel ignored, make sure I’ve seen it.

2011-09-09 16:11:46

DeirdreS: RT @tusharpokle: Curious about’s excellent Solaris platform? Download it – Zones, ZFS, DTrace and KVM

2011-09-09 16:11:13

DeirdreS: @sriramnrn Not yet, waiting to see if there’s need for separate channels outside the Illumos ones. I don’t want to needlessly fragment us.

2011-09-09 16:10:21

DeirdreS: Thanks Atlassian for the free Confluence Open Source license for! Get one for your Open Source team here:

2011-09-09 15:25:14

DeirdreS: RT @bakadesuyo: What can help bond you and your partner closer together? How can you keep the flame burning?

2011-09-09 14:40:27

DeirdreS: RT @robinbloor: He who buys what he does not need steals from himself.

2011-09-09 14:29:32

DeirdreS: Feel guilty about taking a taxi to something I could normally walk to. OTOH, no longer own a car.

2011-09-09 03:54:58

DeirdreS: @chorrell only ~40 mins, cuts off without warning

2011-09-09 02:02:58

DeirdreS: 8 years ago: Changing Names: Italian Women Keep Their Own Upon Marriage

2011-09-09 01:48:09

DeirdreS: RT @agiletortoise: If health insurance wasn’t tied to employment, there’d be a whole lot more people creating their own jobs.

2011-09-09 01:33:08

DeirdreS: 8 years ago: Another Rite of Passage Completed

2011-09-09 01:00:25

DeirdreS: So wha Intel event is coming up at Moscone Center? I can see the logo going up on Moscone West from my window.

2011-09-09 00:58:59

DeirdreS: @sh1mmer They didn’t tell you about the Fishworks Mariokart obsession. 😉

2011-09-09 00:20:14

DeirdreS: Going home to eat anchovies and stinky cheese, possibly on garlic bread. Why, yes, I /am/ sleeping alone tonight – why do you ask? 😉

2011-09-09 00:01:48

DeirdreS: @RoxioSupport CD Spin Doctor

2011-09-08 23:18:47

DeirdreS: @RoxioSupport OMG, that stupid product name I came up with as a joke is still in use?!

2011-09-08 21:38:58

DeirdreS: I did community before it was cool… 😉
Wayback Machine: r o x i o | Roxio and Our Customers: Let’s Talk

2011-09-08 21:32:57

DeirdreS: RT @mcavage: Just published my manifesto on LDAP and ldapjs:

2011-09-08 19:39:52

DeirdreS: “learners better understand concepts through simple drawing, sets the stage for innovative and divergent thinking”

2011-09-08 18:51:19

DeirdreS: RT @gsyoungblood: Finally getting around to posting screenshot of #openindiana KVM installing OI 148 as a guest. #oi …

2011-09-08 16:10:58

DeirdreS: “The work we do is for the rest of what we want: the stuff that makes life fun, meaningful, and purposeful.”

2011-09-08 14:59:17

DeirdreS: @LusciousPear Only time I’ve used them, the car got pulled over by a cop half a block before he reached me. That took a while.

2011-09-08 14:58:29

DeirdreS: @sogrady Yes, but… I have a feeling we were a lot more schooled in real life, somehow.

2011-09-07 23:29:01

DeirdreS: what I need today: 7000 Caffè

2011-09-07 23:00:35

DeirdreS: @jasonh Maybe he’s practicing for the cancelled roadshow?

2011-09-07 22:59:16

DeirdreS: RT @BrianAGBonney: Developing the next great Web app? Why not test drive Uniserve’s Free Cloud Beta for 2 months?

2011-09-07 22:55:09

DeirdreS: @missbhavens You should run a B&B, but with cocktails instead of breakfast. Or maybe FOR breakfast. I’d totally stay there. #1

2011-09-07 21:32:24

DeirdreS: @ben Well of course. We have a cunning plan…

2011-09-07 20:55:31

DeirdreS: The exhaust port is just there…

2011-09-07 19:29:55

DeirdreS: @jacques An important competition hinges on that!

2011-09-07 16:45:29

DeirdreS: @lattera Thanks, we are considering it, as mentioned, but no timeline as yet.

2011-09-07 16:41:30

DeirdreS: @bici effing hackers. Thanks, fixing.

2011-09-07 14:01:12

DeirdreS: @Joanmarie I’m so sorry.

2011-09-07 13:59:54

DeirdreS: RT @ZackFord: I absolutely love this reparative therapy for monosexuals:

2011-09-07 05:03:42

DeirdreS: 7 years ago: Il Capriolo: A Wonderful Restaurant in an Italian Alpine Village (with video)

2011-09-07 04:49:16

DeirdreS: @NomdeB Oh, dear. Glad all are ok.

2011-09-07 01:35:50

DeirdreS: @sintaxi Looking forward to seeing you both!

2011-09-06 22:54:45

DeirdreS: @davidpaulyoung Give ’em the old razzle-dazzle…

2011-09-06 22:20:03

DeirdreS: @elijahwright That’s just handwaving, only fancier. 😉 #jazzhands

2011-09-06 21:29:52

DeirdreS: RT @surgecon: Surge2011 tickets going fast-don’t miss Google, Yahoo!, Boundary, Joyent, Message Systems, Cloudant, SEOMoz and more. http …

2011-09-06 16:24:19

DeirdreS: @jacques Hey, come find me when you have a break!

2011-09-06 14:30:52

DeirdreS: Maybe I can have my brain back now…

2011-09-06 14:14:37

DeirdreS: @ryancnelson we’ll get that captured somehow #smartos

2011-09-05 16:24:42

DeirdreS: @NomdeB I need one of those

2011-09-05 16:00:52

DeirdreS: Outside a highway motel in California, an old woman in a sari gathers flowers on a brass tray for the morning puja.

2011-09-05 14:42:41

DeirdreS: RT @rcade: In a politician’s comments about God, substitute “Zeus” for God to make sure you’re not missing out on how alarming they sound.

2011-09-05 04:10:49

DeirdreS: RT @comay: “Goodbye to All That”; this long-but-necessary article made me angry, despondent, fearful, overwhelmed yet motivated. http:// …

2011-09-05 03:24:43

DeirdreS: RT @caseymckinnon: Google’s birthday present to Freddie Mercury is amazing!!!

2011-09-04 15:23:39

DeirdreS: @dottavi And many more don’t report it… #cernobbio

2011-09-04 15:12:02

DeirdreS: RT @bdha: # Got @joyent’s SmartOS up and running happily on a zoomy Oracle box. 😉

2011-09-04 15:11:45

DeirdreS: @antoniovieiro Exactly, SmartOS underlies and enables the magic cool stuff we do in SmartDataCenter, tho SDC adds some magic of its own.

2011-09-04 01:37:38

DeirdreS: I’m not going to write them down, either. I’ve spent most of my life being his audience. Time to be the protagonist in my own story.

2011-09-04 01:36:21

DeirdreS: Dad was a storyteller, but he didn’t write down his stories, no matter how often I begged. He thought there’d be time – he’d live forever.

2011-09-04 01:17:50

DeirdreS: RT @GodlessAtheist: Christian Charity #atheism

2011-09-04 00:20:40

DeirdreS: @LusciousPear All in all, the week sucked beyond the telling of it. The only upside is that I never have to do that again.

2011-09-03 23:46:45

DeirdreS: Two different people called my dad a Socialist at his funeral. No one was offended by this.

2011-09-03 23:45:37

DeirdreS: This is not the kind of chocolate chip cookie I wanted, but I may have distractedly added too much flour. Drat.

2011-09-03 23:41:41

DeirdreS: @mvidallopez appunto

2011-09-03 23:32:53

DeirdreS: Dad’s Funeral

2011-09-03 23:21:05

DeirdreS: @hudsonette “The filly did it” – I like that

2011-09-03 23:16:25

DeirdreS: @hemantmehta depends, were you on commission?

2011-09-03 21:57:15

DeirdreS: I guess I should eat something more than just toast and coffee…

2011-09-03 21:53:37

DeirdreS: @pborenstein you might have a point there… #fb

2011-09-03 20:58:30

DeirdreS: @sogrady Thanks, Crowdbooster is indeed interesting, though I probably make them work a littel harder – not your typical marketing tweeter

2011-09-03 20:46:30

DeirdreS: doing some digital housekeeping, rescued this Gallery: Torino, January 2008

2011-09-03 18:53:06

DeirdreS: I’m at Whole Foods Market (399 4th St, at Harrison St, San Francisco)

2011-09-03 18:14:50

DeirdreS: @alanc We won’t be there, either, but that’s due to pover outage + holiday. 😉

2011-09-03 18:13:43

DeirdreS: RT @melanierenzulli: RT @GirlFuturist: Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law:

2011-09-03 15:15:04

DeirdreS: you’d think the hackers could be a bit respectful and not take my site down for no good reason while I’m writing about my dad’s funeral

2011-09-03 10:46:03

DeirdreS: .@ryancnelson hack-day at Surge conf in Baltimore. #smartos – I like this idea, who all is going?

2011-09-03 10:12:04

DeirdreS: @bdha I’d love for you to share modding tips on the smartos site.

2011-09-03 09:44:29

DeirdreS: “Consider how a country would amend the Constitution to outlaw daily private behavior.”

2011-09-03 04:19:24

DeirdreS: @sogrady [firstname] – thanks!

2011-09-03 04:18:03

DeirdreS: Now a 3sday weekend to decompress and get my brain in order to get back to normal life… whatever that is.

2011-09-03 04:16:24

DeirdreS: @sogrady Sure’ I’m always interested in measuring.

2011-09-03 03:11:21

DeirdreS: Cider

2011-09-03 03:00:04

DeirdreS: @llcrowe Dim sum and beer for me. I would like to find good hard cider in the US…

2011-09-03 02:48:19

DeirdreS: Back home, feeling very surreal. And I seem to be shedding hair. WTF is up with that?

2011-09-03 01:23:11

DeirdreS: @milouness Well, if you can’t think of a better occupation…

2011-09-03 01:16:29

DeirdreS: @silveira We look forward to hearing how you like it!

2011-09-03 00:13:13

DeirdreS: Now that that is over, I hereby resign as family travel agent. So very over that.

2011-09-03 00:06:22

DeirdreS: @lskrocki thanks, glad to be back. Never want another week like this again.

2011-09-02 23:47:27

DeirdreS: I’m at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (SFO Airport, San Francisco) w/ 176 others

2011-09-02 09:16:05

DeirdreS: @udomsak #Joyent

2011-09-02 09:05:43


2011-09-02 07:28:13

DeirdreS: @bdha The dreams I remember are all weird, I guess that’s normal for dreams

2011-09-01 22:02:05

DeirdreS: This awful week will end with 12 hours in a middle seat on a United flight. At least at the end of it I’ll be HOME.

2011-09-01 21:02:33

DeirdreS: @LisaBloom maybe that was the warning – brace yourself!

2011-09-01 20:54:40

DeirdreS: RT @bgorda: RT @HPC_Guru: Congratulations Rich Brueckner, on the first anniversary of taking over @insideHPC #HPC

2011-09-01 17:58:43

DeirdreS: The Bamboo Casket

2011-09-01 17:22:10

DeirdreS: Back in London, flying back to SF tomorrow. Completely drained.

2011-09-01 22:28:57

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