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Rapidigm: Creating a Web-based Travel Industry Solution
With Forte for Java Integrated Development Environment

Rapidigm, which offers comprehensive, Web-enabled, end-to-end services and solutions, used the Forte for Java Integrated Development Environment to create a distributed ticketing reservation system based on Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE).

Java Technology
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iPlanet Message Queue for Java, Version 3.0 Beta
Invitation to Users

Users are invited to take part in the iPlanet Message Queue for Java, version 3.0 Beta Program. iPlanet Message Queue for Java is an implementation of the Java Message Service API and provider framework, which provides standardized asynchronous messaging between Java technology applications. iPlanet Message Queue goes beyond standards compliance to offer high reliability, high performance and increased developer productivity.

Java Technology Telematics Technology
Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition

Sun is developing a Java technology telematics framework product that provides the architecture and building block to span a secure back-end infrastructure for delivering services. Sun will apply its knowledge of open architectures as a trusted advisor to companies working on emerging telematics and infotainment systems.

Component-based Development and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
Helping Revise Application Development Strategy

Sam Patterson, CEO of ComponentSource, discusses reusing components instead of writing them from scratch. This reduces development time and time to market. J2EE helps simplify and speed component-based development for multi-tier enterprise applications and Web services by providing a complete set of services to those components and by handling many details of application behavior automatically, without complex programming.

Java Technology and the Cobalt Group's Online Marketplace
Motorplace Auto Exchange and Cobalt Nitra

When the Cobalt Group's business volume grew, the compnay decided to migrate its applications from CGI and Perl, which were on a Linux VA operating base system, to a Java technology base. The Cobalt Group provides e-business applications and services to the automotive industry.

Java Architecture for XML Binding EA v 1.0
Create Simple Binding Codes Using the API and Tools

Tai-Wei Lin's article "Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB): A Primer" introduces developers to the basics of JAXB Early Access Implementation v 1.0. Lin provides brief explanations on how to create simple binding codes using the API and tools. Also discussed are a few situations where JAXB shows its strengths.

Sun Open Net Environment at the JavaOne Conference
Sessions, Pods and Promotions

The JavaOne Conference will feature many Sun Sun ONE sessions, pods and promotions. Learn how to leverage Sun ONE for the creation, assembly and deployment of your applications designed for the networked world. Sun ONE Sessions include Java Web Services Developer Pack and Distributed Identity. Sun ONE Pods include iPlanet Application Server: XML and Java Technology and Sun ONE B2B Integration: ebXML Technology Preview.

Partners
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Stola Uses Sun Technology for Auto Designs
Large Screen Projections Facilitate Collaboration

The Italian automobile company Stola is extending its use of Sun technology with a Sun Blade 1000 Workstation and Sun Expert3D graphics for full 3D stereo graphics presentations on a three meter by two meter display from Barco Projection Systems.

    Sun and Manhattan Associates Inc.
    Extended Supply Chain Execution Solution

    Sun and Manhattan Associates Inc. will jointly market and deliver an extended supply chain execution solution with broad, deep functionality to manage all aspects of distribution center (DC) operations, including receiving, inventory management and order fulfillment, transportation execution and short-horizon planning on Sun's scalable platform.

    Sun Microsystems Federal Inc. and Tadpole
    Enhance Homeland Security Mobile Computing

    Tadpole has formed a business pact with Sun Microsystems Federal aimed at improving the field computing capability and flexibility of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agencies. Sun Federal plans to deploy Tadpole's world-class portable UNIX solutions to DoD agencies through the Navy's Tactical Advanced Computer Joint Workstation (TAC-JW) contract. These U.S.-built solutions include Tadpole's UltraBookIIe laptop and transportable VoyagerIIi server, both of which are built around UltraSPARC and Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) technologies.

    WatchMark and Sun
    Operations and Maintenance Center Solution

      Sun and Cisco Optimized Platform Recommendations
      Enhancing OSS Infrastructure

        Software
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        Sun Expands StarOffice Software Capabilities
        Community Development Process Continues

        Sun has enhanced support offerings for the upcoming release of StarOffice 6.0 Software that will expand the reach of the office productivity suite. Maintaining its commitment to providing the best value and most cost-effective solutions in multi-platform, full-featured office productivity software, Sun will continue to enable a no-charge download of the OpenOffice.org version of the application through the OpenOffice.org project. In addition, Sun will fully support the on-going community development process through OpenOffice.org while discontinuing the free download of StarOffice Software.

        Solstice Enterprise Agents Software Technology
        And Developer's Toolkit

        The Solstice Enterprise Agents Software technology and Developer's Toolkit provides an open, extensible, standards based solution that facilitates effective management of both network elements and computer subsystem components. The Solstice Enterprise Agents SDK for the Solaris OE is available for download.

        End of Life of Sun Management Center 2.1.1 Software
        All Functionality in Sun Management Center 3.0 Software

        The End of Life (EOL) of Sun Management Center (SunMC) 2.1.1 Software has been announced. Support, including bug fixes, will continue for the next five years. All functionality from SunMC 2.1.1 Software is included in SunMC 3.0 Software. There are no transition issues between SunMC 2.1.1 Software and SunMC 3.0 Software.

        Servers
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        Sun Fire 15K System Management Services 1.2 Software
        On Sun Fire 15K System Controllers

        Sun Fire 15K System Management Services (SMS) 1.2 Software is the new system management software for Sun Fire 15K System Controllers. An instance of System Management Services software is required on each of the main and backup System Controllers. The Sun Fire 15K SMS 1.2 Software will be distributed and pre-loaded on all newly ordered System Controllers for new Sun Fire 15K Server shipments.

        Storage
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        Storage Consolidation
        Reduces IT Cost and Complexity

        Sun offers consolidation solutions at all levels of the enterprise. In database environments, consolidating storage on the Sun StorEdge 9900 series can help bring greater availability, bandwidth and scalability. The Sun StorEdge 6900 series with built-in virtualization delivers midrange consolidation solutions ideal for transaction-oriented application environments, as well as Web server-based presentation environments.

        Sun StorEdge Availability Suite 3.0 L10N
        Documentation in Five Languages

        The Sun StorEdge Availability Suite 3.0 L10N will include new documentation in five languages including Japanese, Korean, French, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese.

        Sun StorEdge D2 Arrays: Two New Cable Options
        Increases Flexibility

        Two new host to array SCSI data cable x-options are now available for the Sun StorEdge D2 Array. The new cable x-options provides additional configuration flexability by providing a ten-meter cable option. One four-meter SCSI data cable per bus ships with the Sun StorEdge D2 Array.

        Items Bundled with Solstice Backup Software
        Rackmount Kit Also Available

        Sun StorEdge L9 LTO Autoloader and Sun StorEdge L20 LTO Tape Library (two drive, rackmount unit) is now offered as a bundle with Solstice Backup Software. An X-option rackmount kit is also now available for customers who previously purchased a deskside Sun StorEdge L20 Tape Library and now want a rackmount kit.

        Sysadmin
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        Sun BluePrints OnLine
        March 2002

        The March 2002 issue of Sun BluePrints OnLine includes articles ranging from designing ISP architectures and security practices involving the Sun Enterprise 10000 Server to the management of live upgrades using logical volume manager software. There are also articles on performance optimization and clustered database software stacks.

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