White Paper Describes the Oracle Collaboration Suite
Focuses on Components, Installation, Administration and Maintenance
A recent white paper on the Sun Web site, "Oracle Collaboration
Suite -- An Oracle Technical White Paper," discusses the Oracle Collaboration
Suite's components, illustrates three possible scenarios for
configuring the suite (simple, typical and high availability
installation), administration and maintenance, implementation services
and benefits. The document covers Oracle's integrated communications
systems and its ability to connect email, voicemail, phone, fax,
scheduling, calendaring and file management in a single product.
Darden Restaurants Controls Costs with Sun Platform and Oracle E-Business Suite
Oracle Financials Release 11i also Boosts Efficiency
Darden Restaurants Inc., the casual dining restaurant company, recently
chose Sun and Oracle to better control costs and boost efficiency.
After a thorough search for a solution that could handle the company's
frequent addition of new restaurants to its chains, Darden selected and
implemented Oracle Financials Release 11i running on Sun servers.
Specialized Bicycles Saves on Expenses with Oracle on Sun
B2C and B2B E-commerce, Web Site Content Managment Solutions
Specialized, a designer and supplier of high-performance mountain and
racing bicycles, runs its entire business with Oracle on Sun. As an
early adopter of this configuration, Specialized has continued to use
Oracle and Sun to their advantage over the years, offering B2C via
Oracle iStore, bringing Web site content management in-house and
recently deploying B2B e-commerce.
Four Sun Webcasts in May
Focus on StarOffice, Web Services Integration, N1, High Availability
Four Internet Webcasts will be held in May. "EMEA Net Talk:
StarOffice Software: The Office Productivity Suite Alternative"
and "Web Services-Based Integration: The Key to Unlocking ROA" will be
held on May 22. "N1 in the Real World: Strategy and Evidence" will be
held on May 28 and "Designing for High Availability: Why, What and How"
will be held May 29.
June 1-5, Atlanta, Georgia
Supercomm 2003 will be held from June 1-5 in Atlanta, Georgia. The
conference invites attendees to evaluate the trends and innovations
shaping the future of communications. Product and service areas at the
conference include broadband networks, IP telephony and networks,
wireless networks and infrastructure, network management, optical
networking and fiber and many more.
HIMSS Summer Conference 2003
June 9-10, Chicago, Illinois
The HIMSS Summer Conference 2003 will be held June 9 and 10, in
Chicago, Illinois. The conference will offer events like an ACPOE
symposium and golf outing, keynote presentations from noted speakers,
solutions showrooms and education tracks on patient safety, IT
strategy, electronic health record and emerging technologies.
June 2003 NANOG28 Meeting
June 1-3, Salt Lake City, Utah
The June 2003 NANOG28 Meeting will take place June 1-3, in Salt Lake
City, Utah. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of
technical information and the discussion of implementation issues that
require cooperation. The meeting will include tutorials on a range of
subjects such as Issues in IPv6 Deployment, Introduction to MPLS and
BGP Multihoming Techniques.
Two Linux Events
Ottawa Linux Symposium and Linuxbierwanderung 2003
The Ottawa Linux Symposium will be held July 23-26, in Ottawa Canada.
It is a hard core technology event targeting software developers working
on the Linux kernel and major operating system infrastructure and
research projects. Another Linux event, Linuxbierwanderung 2003, will
be held August 9-17, in Tajov, Slovakia.
On Line Citizenship
May 30-31, Venice, Italy
The City of Venice and TeleCities have organized "On Line Citizenship:
Emerging Technologies for European Cities," a conference that will be
held May 30-31, in Venice, Italy. The event, sponsored by Sun, aims to
bring together European municipal representatives to discuss how
emerging technologies can be better used at the political and technical
level to provide integrated local development to citizens.
"UNIX System Programming, Second Edition"
Updates: Signal Handling and Sockets
A new book, "UNIX System Programming, Second Edition," focuses on a
detailed study of the UNIX system call interface, which is the
programming interface between the UNIX kernel and application software
running in the UNIX environment. The text also covers some of the more
significant subroutine libraries of the interface.
"Java Database Best Practices"
Transactional Management, Persistence Fundamentals and More
"Java Database Best Practices" (304 pages) by George Reese covers the
main APIs Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) technology, Java Data
Objects, the Java Database Connectivity API (JDBC) and other
options for creating databases with Java technology. Reese
offers practices most appropriate for different types and makes of
databases, as well as different types of applications.
Using Bluetooth with Java Technology and Learning about Application Logging
Overviews and Advanced Tips
If you are using Bluetooth with Java technology, look into Bruce
Hopkins and Ranjith Antony's book on the topic for tips on when to use
and when not to. They also cover security and more. For information on
application logging with the Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.4.0
and Apache log4j, see the book by Samudra Gupta for basic and advanced