Sun recently introduced their Amber Road storage systems which act like a storage appliance with a Web-Interface for configuration and analytics. Due to the power of DTrace combined with an AJAX web-inerface, you have the ability to really see what's going on. Brendan Gregg, the engineer who's famous for screaming at his storage systems, recently published a new blog posting giving some insights on the heat maps created by these systems. But Sun engineers won't be Sun engineers if they don't have weird ideas. So what about sending text messages to the analytics software? - Scroll to the bottom of Brendan's blog to see what I mean.