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Sun Expert Exchange Forum July 17 on Sun/Microsoft Interoperability
Ask About Java and .Net, Running Windows on Sun Servers and More
Ask the experts on a panel this Tuesday questions on topics such as running Windows on Sun servers, compatibility between Java technology and .NET, Project Tango and more. The event is live, starting at 10 am PDT and 1 pm EST (5 pm GMT).
Benchmark Result on Open Source GlassFish with Solaris OS
SPECjAppServer 2004 Web Application Results First for PostgreSQL
A new benchmark result shows GlassFish v1 application server stack comprised of PostgreSQL on Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) on Sun Fire T2000 servers gave 89 percent the performance at 34 percent the cost of a comparable benchmark with an all proprietary system.
Good News from Sun: Intel Chips in Sun Blade 6000 Servers
Customer Case Study Shows Savings from Network.com
Good news from Sun for July 2007 includes the launch of the Sun Blade 6000 line based on microprocessors from AMD, Sun, and, for the first time, Intel. A success story shows how a company is saving a lot of money with the services of Network.com. And there is also good news from an IDC report.
Delivering IPTV: Sun Servers and Sun StorageTek Arrays Selected by AT&T
Expanded Infrastructure for More Video and Multimedia
AT&T will use Sun servers and Sun StorageTek arrays for its new Internet Protocol (IP)-based video service, AT&T U-verse TV. AT&T is expanding its infrastructure as it offers more video and multimedia to its customers.
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Top Ten Articles for this Issue
Volume 113 Issues 2

Top Ten Articles for Vol 113 Issue 2

  • Benchmark Result: 1.4 GHz UltraSPARC T1 Chip Ten Percent Faster than IBM POWER6 Chip [18308]
  • Managing NFS Performance with Solaris ZFS [18342]
  • Key Security Features Excluded from RHEL 5 and IBM Common Criteria Evaluation [18346]
  • Elements that Make a Secure Server with Solaris 10 OS [18352]
  • Project Indiana: A New Distribution of OpenSolaris for GNU/Linux Users [18366]
  • Solaris: Often Imitated, Seldom Bettered [18344]
  • Beautiful Code - New O'Reilly Book Features Case Studies [18338]
  • Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager 1.6.5 [18350]
  • Benchmark Result on Open Source GlassFish with Solaris OS [18354]
  • Four Solaris OS Vulnerabilities [18334]
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    Tutorial on Building a Java Desktop Database Application
    With the NetBeans IDE 6.0 Preview (Milestone 9) Build
    To learn how to create a desktop Java application through which you can access and update a database, see the tutorial on the NetBeans IDE site titled "Building a Java Desktop Database Application."
    A New Flash Demo: Extending OpenOffice.org With NetBeans IDE
    Four-Minute Demo from Roumen's Blog
    A new Flash demo is posted on Roumen's Blog, "Extending OpenOffice.org With NetBeans IDE" (July 3, 2007 entry), that explains how to create a new function for the Calc spreadsheet software using NetBeans IDE.
    Beautiful Code - New O'Reilly Book Features Case Studies
    Computer Scientists Show How They Work to Solve Real-World Problems
    In the book, "Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think," each chapter is written by a different computer scientist who explains how they worked on certain designs and solved problems, sometimes by breaking the rules.
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    Key Security Features Excluded from RHEL 5 and IBM Common Criteria Evaluation
    Comparison with Solaris OS with Trusted Extensions Shows Not All Results Are Equal
    Did you know that the "Security Target" part of the Common Criteria EAL4+ CC evaluation that IBM and Red Hat are getting tested will not test key features and will reduce the functions available to the user? That assertion comes from Jim Laurent on his blog (June 25, 2007), who lists the features and compares them to what the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) with Trusted Extensions will be tested for.
    Four Solaris OS Vulnerabilities
    TCP Loopback/Fusion Code; Solaris libsldap Library Vulnerability

    Four vulnerabilities in the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) were posted by the SANS Institute July 2, 2007: TCP Loopback/Fusion Code Vulnerability; Vulnerability in dtsession(1X) CDE Session Manager; KSSL Kernel Module; and Solaris libsldap Library.

    Solaris Trusted Extensions FAQ
    Get the Latest Information on the Most Common Questions
    See the list of FAQs about Solaris Trusted Extensions, multilevel systems (MLS) from Sun for the most common questions. Solaris Trusted Extensions implements labels to protect your data and applications based on their sensitivity level.
    Podcasts on Various Security Topics
    Systemic Security, ECC, Solaris OS
    Tune in for some podcasts on security topics such as systemic security, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) and Solaris Trusted Extensions.
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