Sun Quad FastEthernet Hardware Collection
Documentation, User Guides and More
The Sun Quad FastEthernet Hardware Collection offers a series of
guides and a CD-ROM insert. Included are the Sun Quad FastEthernet 2.1
CD insert, Sun Quad FastEthernet PCI Adapter Installation and User's
Guide, Sun Quad FastEthernet PCI Adapter Release Notes, Sun Quad
FastEthernet SBus Adapter Installation and User's Guide and Sun Quad
FastEthernet SBus Adapter Release Notes.
Sun Graphic Options
From Sun System Handbook
The Sun System Handbook section on graphics options provides a
Graphics Compatibility Matrix that covers graphics cards, PCI, SBus,
UPA and Onboard options. Also included is a list of components with part numbers and more.
Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 4.0 L10N
And Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite 4.0 L10N
The Sun StorEdge Performance Suite 4.0 software L10N version and
the Sun StorEdge Utilization Suite 4.0 software L10N version will
replace the existing 4.0 media kits. Documentation is now available for
these products in English, French, Japanese, Korean, Simplified and
Traditional Chinese. Software for these releases is now provided in
French, Japanese and Simplified Chinese to provide more language
options for customers.
Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment 2.1 Software
Remotely Monitors Sun Network Storage Devices
Storage Automated Diagnostic Environment is a device-level health
management and diagnostic service for online monitoring, event
notification, fault isolation and proactive fault resolution that
enhances the value of Sun StorEdge arrays and integrated systems.
Enterprise-wide health management and diagnostics services are
delivered by Sun StorEdge Enterprise Storage Manager software to
simplify SAN management with a single point of command-and-control for
the storage environment and a consolidated view of key storage
Campus Clusters Based on Sun Cluster 3.0 Software
Dealing with Service Interruptions
The Sun BluePrints document by Hartmut Streppel provides basic
guidelines to consider when deploying a campus-cluster solution and
offers helpful tips for setting up sound administrative practices. The
author focuses on single-site level disaster recovery for data centers.
Performance Tuning of Solaris 8 Operating Environment
Tips from Sun Engineer Jim McPherson
Sun engineer Jim McPherson provides tips for performance tuning of
the Solaris 8 Operating Environment (Solaris OE). Start by determining
what measurements will be valid for your environment and how to obtain them.
First assess your goals, log what you do and measure the changed
performance against the goals. McPherson provides a list of what
to tune and when.
Solaris 8 Operating Environment Build Document
For Configuring, Hardening, Monitoring
Gideon Rasmussen, CISSP, Information Security Manager of Infostruct
LLC, has written a recipe-style, 55-page document on configuring,
hardening, monitoring and assessing the vulnerability of the
Solaris 8 Operating Environment (Solaris OE). The document can also
be used as a configuration standard, providing a baseline to audit
Secure Internet Programming with J2SE Platform
Two-Part Article Covers Client and Server Sides
Qusay H. Mahmoud has written a two-part article, "Secure Internet
Programming with Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4" that
explains how to develop secure Internet applications, including with
the Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE). One article is concerned with
the server-side and the other with the
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition Specification Proposed Final Draft 2
Requirements Products Must Meet
The Proposed Final Draft 2 for the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise
Edition (J2EE) Specification (248 pages) lays out a set of
requirements that J2EE platform products must meet. It specifies
platform architecture, application components, containers, a set of
standard J2EE platform services, interoperability requirements and
platform contracts (APIs, SPIs, network protocols and deployment
Introduction to Over-the-air Application Provisioning
For Mobile Information Device Profile 1.0 and 2.0
In his introduction to over-the-air (OTA) application provisioning, C. Enrique
Ortiz describes the ability to download and install content over a
wireless network, typically on demand. His emphasis is on both Mobile
Information Device Profile (MIDP) 1.0 and MIDP 2.0 and on how the new
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Client Provisioning
specification looks at a high level.
Creating a GUI with Java Foundation Classes/Swing API
The tutorial on creating a GUI with Java Foundation Classes/Swing
API (J.F.C.) provides background on the J.F.C. API, covers how to use
Swing components and working with graphics. The Swing
components, which are part of the J.F.C. API, can be used with either
Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.1 or the Java 2 platform.
The History of Duke
Somersaulting Character Launched Java Platform
In her article, "The History of Duke" Jane Christophersen writes about
"the only non-human to play a major supporting role in launching what
today is commonly known as the Java platform." She describes his
first appearance in a James Gosling presentation in 1995, and Duke's
origins as a literal "representation" of the user in the early user interfaces.
New Product Marketplace
CXFS 2.2: Shared Filesystem for SANs
Can Manage up to 32 Different Client Machines
The shared filesystem for storage area networks (SANs), CXFS 2.2 from
SGI (Silicon Graphics Inc.), can manage up to 32 different client
machines within one SAN. Previously, CXFS handled up to 16 client
machines. This increases the scalability of SGI storage solutions and
eliminates file duplication and the time it takes to move large files
over the network.
AI*NASTRAN Simulation Software
Built from the original NASA NASTRAN source code, AI*NASTRAN is an
updated simulation tool for solving extremely large and complex problems.
AI*NASTRAN from SAS LLC contains many enhancements, including elimination of
problem size limits, increased solver speed and a streamlined program
architecture. ANSYS Inc. is distributing the package.
AppLink SDK Validated on Siebel eBusiness
OneSource Tool Works with Siebel Versions 6, 7
OneSource Information Services announced the successful validation of
the OneSource AppLink Software Development Kit (SDK) and Siebel
eBusiness Applications version 6 and Siebel 7. OneSource integrates comprehensive, up-to-date business and financial
information on more than 1.6 million private and public companies,
drawing from over 2,500 business sources.
Telaine Observer Helps System Administrators Manage Storage Resources
Provides Agent-less Auto-discovery, Trend Analysis, Capacity Planning
Based on the Common Information Model standard endorsed by every major
storage, network, FC switch and system manufacturer, Telaine Observer
enables IT professionals to employ an agent-less solution to discover,
manage and track storage resources across the enterprise.
Passive Stereo Projection Solution from Christie
Targets 3D Visualization Market
Christie Digital Systems' newest compact passive stereo 3D projection
solution, the Montage LX33, is targeted at the 3D visualization market.
The Montage LX33 is a fully integrated passive stereo solution that
enables a large viewing audience to see 3D stereo images in
high-ambient light conditions using entry-level Christie projectors
with passive-stereo polarization glasses.
NerveCenter 3.8 Network Management Solution
Correlate Events in Real-time
OpenService's upgraded NerveCenter 3.8 correlation and root-cause
analysis solution provides customers with more sophisticated
correlation and diagnostic capabilities. NerveCenter allows companies
to correlate events in real-time from diverse network and security
devices, UNIX and NT systems and applications. It then automatically
pinpoints problem causes, eliminates false positives and escalates
false negatives that otherwise require manual operator analysis.