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Create Better Applications Faster with the New Solaris Express Developer Edition
New Threading Tools and Compiler Optimizations for Enhanced Multicore Development
The latest version of the Solaris Express Developer Edition 5/07 includes new functionality such as new compilers and development tools. The new version is designed to be an advantage for developers who are working with applications that will run on multi-core chip architectures such as the Sun UltraSPARC T1 processor. It has also been optimized for servers being developed based on Sun's 64-thread Niagara 2 processor. Sun Studio 12 software is also included.
Consolidate Data into Less Volume with New Remote Office Backup Solution
Sun and Symantec's PureDisk Remote Office Back-up Appliance Now Available
Synchronizing remote office data with headquarters is the goal of the new remote office back-up solution that combines Sun StorageTek hardware with a Symantec appliance.
Get a Single View of Software, Systems and Storage Assets with New Sun Connection Inventory Channel
Free Service Improves IT Decision Making
Need a better way to track, sort, search and group your IT assets and support contract? Sun introduces the new Sun Connection Inventory Channel, a free offering for Sun customers that allows system administrators and IT operators to quickly and easily discover, organize and report on their IT assets.
Sun Studio 12 Software's Release Accompanied by New Developer Services
Also EOL for Sun Studio 9 and its Associated Services
Sun Studio 12 is Sun's latest version of its compilers and performance tools designed for the C, C++ and Fortran developer communities. Accompanying its release, Sun also is offering Sun Developer Service Plans and Sun Software Services Plans for Sun Studio 12, and announced the end of life for Sun Studio 9.
StarOffice 8 Software for End Users Web-based Bundled Course Available
Learn New Features in the Office Productivity Software
The StarOffice 8 End User Bundle (WOB-1601-08) provides courses that introduce students to various modules of the StarOffice 8 software application suite. The courses describe how to use the features of these modules to create and enhance text documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Sun Shared Visualization 1.0.1 Software Download Available
For Sharing Centralized Compute and Graphics Resources Across a Network
Version 1.0.1 of the Sun Shared Visualization software is now available for download. With Sun Shared Visualization software, organizations can share centralized compute and graphics resources from a variety of clients across the network, aiding collaboration and security as well as lowering TCO.
Forrester Reports Value of Storage Resource Management Overlooked
Vendors Need to Educate Customers and Facilitate Products
The value of implementing storage resource management (SRM) offerings into IT infrastructure and storage operations is being overlooked by enterprise customers primarily because vendors are not properly educating administrators, finds a recent Forrester Research study.
New, Lower Price: Bundle of Four QLogic 5602 Stackable 4Gb Fibre Channel Switches
Provides 64 Ports of Connectivity
The QLogic SANbox 5602 stackable IP switch features dual hot-swappable power supplies, 4 Gb/sec Fibre Channel fabric speeds and now has a lower price for a bundle of four. With 16 4 Gb/sec ports, this lower-priced bundled offer provides 64 ports of connectivity.
New UAP Trade-in Allowances for Sun StorageTek 2540 Arrays
Sun StorageTek SL500 Tape Library Bundles Also in Sun UAP
The Sun StorageTek 2540 array has been added to the Sun Upgrade Advantage Program (UAP). There are also new trade-in allowances for Sun StorageTek SL500 tape library bundles.
Top Ten Articles for last Issue
Volume 111 Issues 3, 4 and 5; Volume 112 Issue 1

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 112 Issue 1, were:

  • Sun Blade 6000 Modular System [18190]
  • Multi-threaded Application Development Simplified on New Sun Studio 12 [18181]
  • Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.1 [18206]
  • Review of Sun Ultra 40 M2 Workstation with the 3Ware 9650SE SATA RAID Controller [18188]
  • Save on Sun 19-Inch Flat Panel TFT LCD Digital Monitor [18192]
  • Choice of OS with AMD Chip Nets Positive Review of Sun Ultra 20 M2 Workstation [18193]
  • Introduction to Dynamic Reconfiguration and Capacity on Demand for Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers [18171]
  • Unattended Installation of Windows 2003 Server on Sun Fire Servers [18175]
  • Sun Java Composite Application Platform Suite 5.1.3 [18158]
  • Sun Multi-threaded Dual 10Gb and Quad 1Gb Ethernet Linux Driver Reference Source [18167]
    Solaris Express Developer Edition 5/07 Features Sun Studio 12 Compilers
    Includes NetBeans 5.5 IDE, Profiler and Visual Web Pack
    This new release of Solaris Express Developer Edition 5/07 features the new Sun Studio 12 compilers, enhanced wireless support and automatic network configuration for developing applications based on the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS), Java technology and Web 2.0 applications.
    New NetBeans 5.5 IDE Tutorials
    Internationalization and End-to-End Application Building
    New NetBeans IDE 5.5 tutorials are available online. One covers end-to-end application development and the other shows you how to set up internationalization in NetBeans IDE 5.5.
    Design and Implementation of an Image Cache for MIDP
    To Minimize MIDP Application Size
    A new tech tip on the Sun Developer Connection (SDN) illustrates how to reduce the size of applications to lower the overall MIDlet suite size. C. Enrique Ortiz explains using a local cache and utility classes such as and
    Sun Net Talk On Protecting Your Organization with Sun Systemic Security Program
    Security is More Than Systems
    Sun Systemic Security Program is more than just systems: it is about people, architecture and processes. Join Joel Weise, principal engineer, for a Sun Net Talk on "Protecting Your Organization with Sun Systemic Security".
    Why Elliptical Curve Cryptography is More Efficient Than RSA
    Podcast with Sun Labs Distinguished Engineer Vipul Gupta
    Join Sun Labs Distinguished Engineer Vipul Gupta and Hal Stern, VP of Sun Global Systems Engineering, in a podcast as they discuss the advantages of Elliptical Curve Cryptography (ECC) over RSA.
    Enterprise Intrusion Analysis of UNIX Environments
    Upcoming Courses in Atlanta and the Boston Area

    The Enterprise Intrusion Analysis course provides students with the skills needed to discover and analyze enterprise intrusions in a UNIX environment. Upcoming courses are being offered in July 2007 in Atlanta and the Boston area.

    Three Vulnerabilities for the Solaris OS - Management Console
    Solaris Gnome Assistive Technology XScreenSaver Local Arbitrary Command Execution

    The SANS Institute reports three vulnerabilities for the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS): The management console is exposed to a remote privilege escalation issue; it is also exposed to a remote privilege escalation issue; and Solaris versions running Gnome sessions with Assistive Technology and xscreensaver are exposed to a local arbitrary command execution issue.

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