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Video Modules on the Solaris Operating Environment
Andy Ingram, Graham Lovell and Others

A collection of video modules is available, covering what's new with the Solaris 9 Operating Environment (Solaris OE) in areas such as Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) Integration, data management, availability, performance and compatibility. The videos feature Andy Ingram, vice president, Solaris Software Marketing; Graham Lovell, Product Marketing Director, Solaris OE and others.

Sun Labs
Product, Process and Tool Innovation

Established in 1990, Sun Microsystems Laboratories is the applied research and advanced development arm of Sun. The Sun Labs successfully straddles the world of research excellence and the world of business economics. Sun Labs has a well-known and well-developed track record when it comes to product innovation. Equal, if not so well known, is the emphasis in the Labs on process and tool innovation.

Speeding Services on Demand Deployments
Sun's Application Services Reference Architecture

The Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) architecture and the Sun ONE Application Services Reference Architecture address key elements of success in the new business environment brought about by the World Wide Web. Deploying Web Services based on the Sun ONE architecture simplifies interaction between multiple data sources and allows access to information and capabilities previously too complex or cumbersome to integrate effectively.

Java Technology
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Java 2 Standard Edition, Version 1.4.1 Beta
Now Available

The Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition, (J2SE) version 1.4.1 beta is now available for the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE), Windows and Linux. Early Access 64-bit releases for Itanium processors are available for both Linux and Windows.

Software
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Project JXTA Five Abstractions
The Technology Behind the Project JXTA Virtual Network

Project JXTA is an open source project that defines a set of protocols for ad hoc, pervasive, peer-to-peer (P2P) computing. The virtual network uses five abstractions that portray existing computer networks. These include Project JXTA ID, Peer Groups, Advertisements, Resolvers (Universal Resource Binding and Rendezvous) and Pipes.

Sun Grid Engine, Enterprise Edition 5.3 Software
Administration and User's Guide

The Administration and User Guide to the Sun Grid Engine, Enterprise Edition 5.3 software is a 332-page PDF that defines grid computing, the components of Sun Grid Engine, Enterprise Edition 5.3 software, installation, submitting jobs and utilization policies. Topics include checkpointing, monitoring and controlling jobs.

Solaris 9 Operating Environment and Linux
Common Environment Across Linux Workstations and Solaris OE Software

The Solaris 9 Operating Environment (Solaris OE) delivers built-in compatibility with the Linux operating system, which is built on the open standards and nonproprietary interfaces consistent with Sun's computing vision. The Solaris 9 OE includes a comprehensive set of Linux applications (freeware) and other freely available software, providing interoperability and commonality across both environments.

Sun Cluster 3.0 5/02 Software
Key New Features

Sun Cluster 3.0 5/02 software offers support for Solaris 9 Operating Environment (Solaris OE) as well as Solaris 8 OE, security hardening on Sun Cluster 3.0 software supported agents, faster application messaging via Remote Shared Memory (RSM) and enhanced manageability, agent development and quality.

Developer
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Sun Code Camp Program for Solaris Operating Environment Software Developers
GNOME and Solaris 8 OE IPv6/IPSEC and More

The Sun Code Camp program for Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) software developers provide an intensive, technically stimulating, engineer-to-engineer learning experience. The sessions focus on immediate outcomes and provide developers with programming information and sample code that can be used right away. New sessions cover GNOME and Solaris 8 OE IPv6/IPSEC and more.

Sun Developer Education
Discount and Free Subscription

Along with its comprehensive offerings for developer training on Java and Jini technology and its certification programs, Sun Educational Services is making a special limited-time discount program available to members of the Sun Developer Connection program.

A Comparision of High-performance Messaging -- White Paper
Sun ONE Message Queue vs. IBM MQSeries

There is a 15-page white paper available titled "A Benchmark Comparison of the Sun ONE Application Server (formerly iPlanet Application Server) Integrated Message Queue and the IBM WebSphere Java Message Service [J.M.S. API] Provider" from the Crimson Consulting Group. The paper defines real-world scenarios in which messaging may be used and provides a detailed performance comparison between two J.M.S. API implementations: The Sun ONE Message Queue (formerly iPlanet Message Queue for Java) and the IBM MQSeries products.

Solaris 9 Operating Environment Globalization White Paper
From the Sun Global Application Developer Corner

The Sun Global Application Developer Corner is a collection of information and resources to help developers globalize their applications. A PDF available from the Web site is titled "Solaris 9 Operating Environment Globalization White Paper."

Sun ONE Developer Platform
Delivers Web Services Faster

Multiple developers perform many different roles in developing Web Services. Often each developer is working in a different environment with different tools, with little commonality across these environments. The Sun ONE Developer Platform, reference architectures and Sun's Enterprise Services Portfolio combine a comprehensive set of tools with key backend deployment software, allowing developers to deliver Web Services faster.

Sysadmin
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Professional Certification
From the Solaris Developer Connection Program

Sun Educational Services offers two administrator certification programs for the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) -- one for system administrators and one for network administrators.

Solaris Operating Environment Courses and Practice Exams
Choose from Web-based or Instructor-led Sessions

Training classes on the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) available through the Solaris Developer Connection program are numerous and varied, including everything from instructor-led offerings to practice certification exams.

"Learning the Korn Shell," Second Edition
By Bill Rosenblatt and Arnold Robbins

The newly released second edition of "Learning the Korn Shell" by Bill Rosenblatt and Arnold Robbins covers all the new features of ksh93 -- Korn shell's latest version -- making it one of the most up-to-date references now available.

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