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Sun ONE Identity Server
With Security Assertion Markup Language 1.0 Specification

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 1.0 specification defines a common XML framework for exchanging security assertions among security authorities. The primary goal is to achieve interoperability across different vendor platforms that provide authentication and authorization services. The Sun ONE Identity Server (formerly iPlanet Identity Server: Access Management Edition) 6.0 will support the open industry standard SAML specification as the framework for interoperability across different security domains, applications and security infrastructure.

Software Only and Hardware Only SunSpectrum Program Contracts
For Sun LX50 Server Users

Low cost hardware and large, dense computing environments normally drive customers to require an unbundled support offering -- a portfolio where they can buy software support independent of hardware support. Therefore, Sun is offering SunSpectrum Hardware Only (HWON) and SunSpectrum Software-Only (SWON) support contracts for the Sun LX50 server.

Solaris WBEM Services
An Implementation of WBEM/CIM Standards

Solaris Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) Services and the Sun WBEM Software Development Kit (SDK) are the implementation from Sun of the emerging WBEM standards for the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE). Integrated with Java technology-based services, the Sun WBEM SDK makes it easier for software developers to create applications based on the CIM schema and XML/HTTP communication standards.

Sun ONE Infrastructure Products: Services Integration Course
Course Available

The Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) Infrastructure Products: Services Integration course demonstrates how Sun offers an integrated product line of standards-based servers to build the infrastructure for Sun ONE Services on Demand. Sun ONE Portal Server: Personalized Knowledge Services: Installation and Configuration is a new Web-based course that serves as an introduction to Sun ONE Portal Server: Personalized Knowledge Services, 3.01C. (The Sun ONE Portal Server was formerly the iPlanet Portal Server.)

Beta Testers Needed to Help Test Sun Download Manager 1.0 Software
World's First 100% Java Technology GUI-based Download Manager

Beta testers are needed to help test Sun Download Manager 1.0 (SDM) software, a Java technology GUI-based download manager. The Sun Download Manager software works on any platform running Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) v1.2.2 or higher. The beta program will run during September 2002.

The RDBSpace Project
An Implementation of a JavaSpaces Service

The RDBSpace project is an implementation of a JavaSpaces service specification that utilizes a relational database back-end for persistent storage of tuples. By relying on native database technologies, RDBSpace can provide advanced functionality to the JavaSpaces service, such as replication, clustering, backup/recovery and encryption.

Servers
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Sun Fire 3800-15K Servers Interactive Tour
A Virtual Tour Inside the Systems

Take a virtual tour inside the Sun Fire Midframe and High-end servers to discover how the Sun Fire Midframe and High-end server family delivers a Business Ready Infrastructure.

Spotlight on Dynamic Reconfiguration of the Sun Fire 4810 Server
Keep Applications Up and Running

The Sun Fire 4810 server helps lower TCO with Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR) which keeps applications up and running. DR is part of the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) 8, 02/02 and enables you to dynamically reconfigure, remove or install core system components into your server.

Entry Level Servers
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Sun Fire 280R Server 900 MHz UltraSPARC III Cu Configurations
Comes With Solaris 8 Operating Environment Installed

Sun has released two new Sun Fire 280R server 900 MHz UltraSPARC III Cu configurations that ship with the Solaris 8 Operating Environment (Solaris OE) installed. These replace two existing low 900 MHz UltraSPARC III Cu configurations, which are being transitioned. These configurations use new memory DIMMs that are being announced separately.

Storage
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Sun StorEdge Configuration Service Software 1.0
For Sun StorEdge T3 Arrays

Sun StorEdge Configuration Service software for the Sun StorEdge T3 array is a new product that delivers a centralized, Web-based management platform to help simplify storage and IT operations. The software can discover, monitor and configure Sun StorEdge T3 arrays from a single management console.

Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 4.0 Software
With Sun StorEdge QFS Software

The Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 4.0 software (which replaces Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 3.5 software) combined with Sun StorEdge QFS software provides a highly scalable, true shared file system with exceptional performance for accessing data and for built-in volume management.

Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite 4.0 Software
With Sun StorEdge SAM-FS

The Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite 4.0 software with Sun StorEdge SAM-FS is a complete file system with archiving, quick restore and disaster recovery capability, as well as built in volume management. The Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite enables customers to drastically reduce their backup window and to quickly backup/archive and restore their data from local or remote storage with disk-to-disk archiving.

Developer
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Invoking ISA-specific Application Binary using isaexec(3C)
Access1.sun.com Tech Notes

The Access1.sun.com Tech Notes Web site contains technical details for invoking Instruction Set Architecture (ISA)-specific application binary using isaexec(3C). This tech tip (document ID 01585) is for the Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) (SPARC Platform Edition) version 7 and above.

OpenSSL_0.9.6e Now Available for Download
For Solaris OE (SPARC Platform Edition ) 9, 8, 7, 2.6, 2.5 and Intel Platform Edition 8

OpenSSL_0.9.6e is now available for download for Solaris Operating Environment (Solaris OE) (SPARC Platform Edition) 9, 8, 7, 2.6, 2.5 and for Solaris OE (Intel Platform Edition) 8. In addition, GNU gcc 3.2 compiler suite has been released with 64-bit support executables where appropriate for Solaris 7 and 8 OE (SPARC Platform Edition).

Download Code Samples: Enterprise JavaBeans Framework and More
CORBA and LDAP

Some of the downloads of code samples include an Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) framework, a servlet CORBA sample, a HelloWorld SOAP sample and more.

Publications
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"Learning Java" Book Updated for 1.4 Release
Comprehensive Coverage

O'Reilly has just released the second edition of "Learning Java" providing comprehensive coverage of all Java 1.4 language features and addressing the important topics -- such as Web applications, servlets and XML -- that are increasingly driving enterprise applications.

Shawn Bayern on the JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL)
Write Dynamic Pages

JavaServer Pages (JSP) Standard Tag Library (JSTL) allows page authors to write dynamic pages using standard HTML-like tags and an easy-to-learn expression language. The book "JSTL in Action" by Shawn Bayern provides examples of how to write rich, dynamic Web pages without programming.

"Java Network Programming and Distributed Computing"
Basic Concepts and Practical Application

The book "Java Network Programming and Distributed Computing" teaches the basic concepts involved with networking and the practical application of the skills necessary to be an effective Java technology network programmer.

"Sun ONE Studio Programming"
Create Full-featured Java Technology Applications

Rashim Mogha and Ruchi Bhargava's book, "Sun ONE Studio Programming," is an 888-page comprehensive guide with tips, examples and shortcuts. This book covers all three Sun ONE Studio editions: Community, Enterprise and Mobile editions.

Java Technology
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Omniscient Debugging Java Technology Diagnostic Tool
Determines Where and How Programming Errors Occur

The Omniscient Debugging (ODB) tool allows developers to step backwards through the execution of a program to determine where and how programming errors occur. Knowing all previous values for the application's objects and variables simplifies the task of debugging programs significantly.

Developing Enterprise Applications Using the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
Updated Tutorial

There is an updated and expanded ten-part tutorial available on the Java technology Web site that provides an introduction to the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE). The first lesson in the tutorial, "A Simple Servlet," introduces Java servlets, one of the primary components of the J2EE platform.

JavaServer Faces Technology v. 1.0 Early Access 2
For Java Web Application Development

JavaServer Faces technology v. 1.0 Early Access 2 is a user interface (UI) framework that simplifies building Web applications that run on a JavaServer engine and render the UI back to the client. These Web applications handle all of the complexity of managing the user interface on the server.

New Product Marketplace
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WIT and PRI Launch eAuditNet for Aerospace and Defense
First Electronic Auditing Portal

WIT Inc., in conjunction with PRI (Performance Review Institute), has completed and globally launched eAuditNet.com, the first electronic auditing portal of its kind being deployed for quality audits of the aerospace and defense suppliers.

StoneGate Firewall and VPN Solutions for the Sun LX50 Server System
Clustering and Load Balancing out of the Box

StoneGate High Availability Firewall and VPN solution for the Sun LX50 system is now available from Stonesoft Corporation, a provider of enterprise-level security and high availability software. The Sun LX50 server is an x86-architecture entry-level system positioned to lower the cost of ownership for running services at the edge of the network.

DT/Studio Enables Real-time Data Integration
Delta Agent from Embarcadero Technologies

Embarcadero Technologies, a provider of application and database lifecycle management solutions, has released Delta Agent, a module for DT/Studio, the company's Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL) application. Delta Agent enables companies to leverage real-time data integration across transactional systems.

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