Sun Offers Fastest Network Connectivity
With New Sun OC48 Packet Over Sonet Adapter Device
The newly introduced Sun OC48 Packet Over Sonet Adapter Device
provides Sun Servers with up to 2.4 Gbps of high-performance networking
and high network resiliency. Multi-gigabit speed connectivity for
next-generation networking now enables Sun Fire V880 Servers, Sun
Fire 4800 Servers and Sun Fire 6800 Servers to take full
advantage of Packet Over Sonet technology.
"Eliminating Nonre-entrant Library Calls in Multithreaded Programs"
by Bruce Chapman
In his Solaris Developer Connection Program technical article
"Eliminating nonre-entrant Libary Calls in Multithreaded Programs,"
Bruce Chapman provides a list of APIs to avoid, as well as a means of
checking to make sure code is not harboring dangerous, nonre-entrant
Solaris Developer Connection Program Audiocasts
Sun Open Net Environment and Other Topics
Solaris Developer Connection Program audiocasts offer audio
presentations by experts in
leading-edge Sun technologies. Topics include
Java technologies, XML, Solaris Operating Environment
(Solaris OE) and more. One audiocast features a Sun Open Net
Environment (Sun ONE) Technical Keynote titled "Connecting the Dots."
Another audiocast is titled "Deployment Platforms for Web Services:
Solaris OE and Linux.
Enterprise JavaBeans Tutorial
Creating and Testing Session Beans
Forte for Java Enterprise Edition includes tools and modules to
make the creation and testing of Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
easier and more flexible. Part one of a tutorial on the
Java technology Web site introduces the process
of creating and testing session beans, both stateless and stateful,
with Forte for Java Release 3.0, Enterprise Edition. Developers are
provided an opportunity to quickly grasp some of the key concepts and
capabilities of this process.
Vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment
Security Bulletin Alert Number 216
Security Bulletin Alert number 216, date March 4, 2002, concerns a
vulnerability in the Java runtime environment that may allow
an untrusted applet to monitor requests to and responses from
an HTTP proxy server when a persistent connection is used between
a client and an HTTP proxy server. Links to upgrades are included in the
online version of this article.
Trusted Solaris Provides Multiple Sensitivity Levels
Restricts Users to "Need-to-Know" Data
Maggie Biggs, writing in InfoWorld, recommends using the Trusted
Solaris 8 Operating Environment as a defense against internal
security break-ins. Trusted Solaris, a security-enhanced version of the
Solaris 8 Operating Environment (Solaris OE), enforces multiple
sensitivity levels and thereby restricts user access to "need-to-know"
Creating an Audit Trail
A Review of Sun Audit Subsystems
The Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) and Trusted
Solaris Operating Environment offer superior audit subsystems.
These audit mechanisms generate, maintain and protect an audit trail
for individual user accountability.
Leveraging SunSHIELD Basic Security
System Security With EMERALD eXpert-BSM
To offer Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) customers the
most effective way to exploit BSM's potential to detect high-cost
security breaches, Sun and SRI International's EMERALD development
group have created EMERALD eXpert-BSM, a powerful software monitor
that provides accurate, insightful real-time security protection by
analyzing BSM audit data.