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New World Records on Sun Fire Servers with Faster UltraSPARC IV+ Processors
Sun Fire E6900 and E2900 Servers Benchmark Results
New, faster UltraSPARC IV+ 1.95 GHz and 2.1GHz processors are available. New benchmarks have resulted in world records for the Sun Fire E6900 and E2900 server. Sun Fire X2200 M2 Server also has a new test result posted.
Marvell Technology Group Licensed to Build Products with Sun's Multithreaded Ethernet Technology
Technology to Efficiently Break Bottlenecks
Sun has licensed its multithreaded Ethernet technology to Marvell. They will build chips and the two companies will collaborate on future generations of highly threaded Ethernet I/O in silicon, which are expected to include 10GbaseT, 40 Gig E and eventually 100 Gig E technology. Marvell will also build specific products for Sun using this technology.
Boeing and Sun Microsystems Federal Collaborate on a 10 Gigabits per Second Architecture
To Process Massive Data Amounts Faster
Sun and Boeing have designed an architecture that enables real-time access to data at speeds of 10 gigabytes per second. The solution is designed for use by government, life science, energy, education, aerospace, and media and entertainment industries.
Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day Added to 2007 JavaOne Conference
More Sessions for Those in the Business and Marketing of Java Technology
New sessions have been added to the 2007 JavaOne Conference that focus on digital television software technologies and markets. Blu-ray Disc and Cable Day will provide attendees with details on the current status and future prospects for the OpenCable Application Platform (OCAP) and Blu-ray Disc technologies and more.
VMware and Sun Microsystems Webinar: The Virtualized Desktop
Flexible and Secure Solution to Improve Business Agility and Reduce Management Costs
A new webinar from Sun and VMware shows the virtualized desktop in action. VMware and Sun Microsystems are committed to providing a Virtual Desktop Solution that improves business agility and flexibility, enhances security and reduces management and administration costs.
Sun Virtual Desktop Solution Gets a New Website
Resources to Create a Secure Desktop Environment with Fewer Management Headaches
Sun has a variety of offerings for customers interested in virtualization, and there is a new website dedicated to the Sun Virtual Desktop Solution. Resources on the site include videos, a webinar and white papers. Check it out today.
Sun N1 Software Delivers IT Efficiency and Cost Savings
Downloads Available
Sun N1 Software is a comprehensive suite of products, services and tools designed to help you manage your data center as if it were a single system. Products available for download include: N1 System Manager, N1 Service Provisioning System 5.2.1, N1 Grid Engine 6, and more.
Top Ten Articles for last Issue
Volume 109 Issues 1, 2, 3, and 4

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for the last 4 issues. The top 10 articles for last week, Vol 109 Issue 4, were:

  • White Paper Explains the Power of DTrace [17870]
  • Selling a New Line In-house: How John Fowler Helped Launch the AMD Line of Sun Servers [17878]
  • Looking Back and Telling Stories: McNealy, Bechtolsheim, Joy and Khosla [17884]
  • Go for the Gold in Temple of the Sun [17879]
  • Quiet, Powerful and Pricey: Sun Ultra 40 M2 Workstation Review Verdict [17890]
  • Security-focused Videos on the Solaris 10 Operating System [17853]
  • First NEBS Level 3 Rack Server Powered by AMD with x64 Architecture: Netra X4200 M2 Server [17881]
  • Cadalyst Editor Reviews Sun Ultra 20 M2 Workstation [17846]
  • Wireless Networking for OpenSolaris [17885]
  • LAMP VS. SAMP: The Sun AMPlify Your Web Tier Challenge [17869]
    An Argument for Using the Solaris OS in Developer Tasks
    Integration with JVM and Other Java Development Tools is Key
    Sun staff writer Rick Palkovic writes about "Developing Java Applications on the Solaris OS" where, rather than an feature-by-feature comparison with a variety of operating systems, he focuses instead on the ways the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) integrates its native capabilities with the Java virtual machine (JVM) and Java development tools.
    PostgreSQL, Apache Derby and Java DB Compared
    Sun Developer Network Channel Video
    The March 28, 2007, edition of the Sun Developer Network Channel features Simon Phipps talking to experts about databases. There are two video segments, one about PostgreSQL and the other on Apache Derby (and Sun's Java DB).
    Solaris OS Developer Courses in Shell Programming, Perl, System Internals
    Learn How to Port Applications and Optimize Data Throughput
    There are five classes in the training path for C++ developers who want to take advantage of the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) by porting applications and optimizing data throughput in a networked environment. Course topics include shell programming, Perl, Sun Studio and Solaris 10 OS system internals.
    Updates to OpenSSH and OpenSSL Available
    Bug Fixes to Open Source Security Tools
    OpenSSH has been updated (released March 9, 2007). The new version is 4.6/4.6p1. Versions for Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS), versions 7 through 10, are currently ready, according to Also OpenSSL packages (version 0.9.8e) have been added.
    New Sun Blog Focusing on Security
    A Voice for Sun's Security Community
    A new blog focusing on security started on March 27, 2007, to give Sun's security community and chance to "talk with the customer whilst using a single voice", as Alec Muffett phrased it.
    Secure Application Switch V3.2 Software Download Available
    Configuration Synchronization and Other New Features
    This release of the Secure Application Switch V3.2 Software features Configuration Synchronization, Long-Lived Sessions and Stateful Flow SNAT.
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