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Sun's Customer Engineering Conference 2006
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October 16, 2006,
Volume 104, Issue 3

Sun's Customer Engineering Conference (CEC) 2006 was held in San Francisco in early October. It is a technical gathering of customer-facing engineers. There were demonstrations on SolarisTM 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) adoption, SunTM Cluster 3.2 and ZFS.

Sessions covered topics such as the HPC project at Tokyo Tech and the architecture of the Thumper (Sun FireTM X4500 server).

Prototype DTrace tcp Provider

At the CEC 2006 conference, Bryan Cantrill and Brendan Gregg demonstrated a prototype DTrace tcp provider - part of a planned collection of DTrace network providers. Command line output screenshots are available online.

Online CEC Content

Daniel Berg was kind enough to link some CEC content on his blog such as video by Didier Heck and Brendan O'Neill and a technorati link for CEC 2006 tags. Berg also included some detailed reports of the days at CEC on his blog.

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