Sun GigaSwift Ethernet MMF Adapter
Delivers One Gbps Performance
The Sun GigaSwift Ethernet MMF Adapter is designed to maximize the
performance of Sun servers and workstations. It connects
server-to-server and server-to-switch at gigabit speed in fiber media
applications. The Adapter complies with the IEEE 802.3z and 802.1x
standards. It supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN which increases network
security and relieves network congestion.
Duchess Chips for Process-Specific Wire Capacitance Characterization
Sun Research Technical Report
A recent Sun Research Technical Report by Ann Coulthard,
Jonathan Gainsley, Jon Lexau and Ivan E. Sutherland is titled
"Duchess Chips for Process-Specific Wire Capacitance Characterization."
According to the
abstract, the technical report releases a collection of ring oscillator
experiments. The first experimental chip, called The Duchess, gave
useful initial results. A series of Duchess chips followed the first to
measure values for other technologies as well as for other load
conditions. The report contains the designs, notes, experimental
results and conclusions from several of these experiments.
VIS Instruction Set
Accelerating Algorithms with the UltraSPARC Processor
The VIS Instruction Set is a set of RISC
instructions which are extensions to the SPARC V9
architecture designed to accelerate multimedia, image
processing and networking applications.
The Java Technology Concurrent Version System Module
CVS Client Library's Jars Available for Download
The Files section of javacvs module now contains the latest development
jar as well as the stable NetBeans 3.3.1 release version of the
Concurrent Versions System (CVS) client library that implements the CVS
client purely in Java technology. Javadoc Software is included. The library
that implements a CVS protocol client in Java technology is designed to
What's New on the Sun Global Application Developer Corner
The Sun Global Application Developer Corner (GADC) is a collection
of resources for corporate software developers and independent software
vendors to create multilingual applications for the global market. The
GADC is free to developers building multilingual applications on the
Solaris OE and the Java
technology platform. New on the GADC is a locales chart that contains
information on locales, language, country, charset and Solaris OE
Thomas Akin on "Hardening Cisco Routers"
New O'Reilly Book
"Hardening Cisco Routers," a new book by Thomas Akin, focuses
exclusively on how to secure routers against attack, providing a
succinct, practical guide to understanding and applying router
security for network administrators who need guidance on securing their
Sun Security Hardware, Software and Services
Creating a Properly Implemented Security Solution
Maintaining effective security is a continuous and recursive process
that identifies valued assets, analyzes potential threats, determines
adequate security controls, assesses the effectiveness of controls and
determines acceptable levels of corporate risk. Sun offers a brochure
online detailing its security offerings.
SANS Institute Security Digests
The SANS Institute Security Digests is an archive of the Security Alert
Consensus. Recent news items include updated CDE patches from Sun as well
as other important updated information.
Sun Security Web Site Glossary
Sampling of Terms
The Sun Security Web site provides a glossary of many words and phrases
frequently used in documentation or articles. A sampling of terms
includes ACL, adorned name, bootparams file, CMW label, DAC, GFI, IMAP,
NIS+, PPP, spoof and tnrhdb database.