EEMA 2003 - EEMA's 16th Annual Conference for e-Europe
June 16-18, Prague, Czech Republic
EEMA is the leading European professional association in the electronic
marketplace. EEMA hosts conferences to promote the use and advance of
electronic commerce and business communications. EEMA's 16th Annual
Conference will be in Prague, the Czech Republic, on June 17-18, 2003,
with a focus on Web Services. Mark Hapner, Chief Web Services
Strategist, Sun, will discuss Sun and Java technology in Web
Services and participate in a debate on the Java 2 Platform,
Enterprise Edition (J2EE) versus .NET.
New Sun ONE Identity Management User Group
July 8, 2003
The new Sun ONE Identity Management User Group will hold its first
meeting Tuesday, July 8, 2003, in San Francisco. The group is open to
customers of Sun ONE Directory Server and Sun ONE Identity
Server (formerly known as iPlanet Directory Server and iPlanet
Directory Server: Access Management Edition, respectively).
Catalyst Conference North America 2003
July 9-11, San Francisco
The Catalyst Conference is an annual three-day event that offers two
tracks: One on Directory and Security Strategies and another on Network
and Telecom Strategies. The conference brings together vendors, end
users and analysts/consultants for an end-user-driven agenda with
high-profile speakers from the Burton Group and companies such as
Cisco, Critical Path and IBM Tivoli. Sun will demonstrate its
network and telecom products.
Executive Retreat on Building an Agile Enterprise
June 30 - July 1, San Francisco
Delphi's Executive Retreat on Building an Agile Enterprise will be held
June 30 and July 1, in San Francisco. The event aims to bring together
some of the top industry minds to focus on building enterprise agility
in business and IT architecture, with an emphasis on reducing total
cost of ownership for IT.
World Economic Forum Extraordinary Annual Meeting
June 21-23, Amman, Jordan
The World Economic Forum will hold an Extraordinary Annual Meeting in
Jordan from June 21-23. Focusing on the theme of "Visions for a Shared
Future," the conference will bring together more than 1,000 business,
political, religious, academic and other leaders to discuss issues like
transatlantic relations, the future of the Middle East and the
improvement of global economic performance.
Black Hat USA 2003 Briefings and Training
July 28-29, Las Vegas, Nevada
This year's Black Hat USA Briefings and Training conference will be
held July 28-29, in Las Vegas. The event assembles a group of security
professionals to candidly discuss the security problems facing
organizations with large networks and mixed operating systems, as well
as solutions to these problems.
Solaris 9 Operating System 4/03 (Solaris OS) Documentation
New Features in Solaris 9 Operating System Release 4/03
As part of Sun's documentation of its Solaris Operating System
(Solaris OS), "What's New in the Solaris 9 4/03 Operating Environment"
summarizes the new features of the Solaris 9 9/02 OS Update release,
the Solaris 9 12/02 OS Update release and the Solaris 9 4/03 Update
"An Architecture for Creating and Managing Integrated Software Stacks"
Scalability, Rapid Deployment
In the Sun BluePrints article, "An Architecture for Creating and
Managing Integrated Software Stacks," author John S. Howard, Sun
Engineering, discusses the challenging and time-consuming tasks data
center managers face when creating and managing complex, integrated
system software stacks. The document also provides an architecture for
software stack creation and management.
"Sun Cluster 3.0 Series: Guide to Installation -- Part 2"
How to Properly Install the Cluster Software onto Each Node, then Configure the Disks
The Sun BluePrints article, "Sun Cluster 3.0 Series: Guide to
Installation -- Part 2," reviews the Sun Cluster 3.0 concepts and
components important to the successful installation and construction of a
cluster. The documentation outlines how to properly install the cluster
software onto each node, then configure the disks.
"Integrating the Secure Shell Software"
Sun BluePrints Article Focuses on Scripting Secure Shell, Proxies, RBAC, More
The new Sun BluePrints article "Integrating the Secure Shell
Software," is actually the fifth chapter of Jason Reid's book, "Secure
Shell in the Enterprise." The document discusses integrating Secure
Shell into various environments, including replacing rsh(1) with ssh(1)
in scripts, using proxies to bridge disparate networks, limiting
privileges with RBAC and protecting legacy TCP-based applications.
"J2SE 1.4.2: Bug Fixes and Upgrades"
Article Outlines Some of the Changes Available in the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4.2
A recent article on the Java technology Web site, written by John
Zukowski, outlines some of
the changes available in the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition
(J2SE) 1.4.2 release. While one significant change is the
inclusion of the Windows Installer, arguably the most important change
is the addition of over 2,700 bug fixes.
Problem Diagnosis with java.util.logging
Logging Information on Security Failures, Configuration Errors, Performance Bottlenecks and Bugs
Java Logging APIs, introduced in package java.util.logging, produce
log reports suitable for analysis by end users, system administrators,
field service engineers and software development teams. The main goal of
the logging APIs is to support maintaining and servicing software at
Web Services Course for Java Technology Programmers
Work with Web Services From Java Technology Components
A Web Services for Java Technology Programmers course is available
to teach students how to develop new Web services from from existing
Java technology components, expose legacy applications as Web Services
or work with a combination of both new and legacy components.
Siemens Mobile Acceleration and Sun Startup Program
Developer Startup Initiative Offers Pre-Market Companies Capital, R&D, Business Expertise
Sun and Siemens Mobile Acceleration (smac) share a common "Developer
Startup Initiative." Together the companies foster wireless application
startups who have yet to enter the market. By offering these companies
capital, consultant coaching and access to Research and Development
facilities, the initiative is able to accelerate startups' time to
SunGard and Sun Agree to Multimillion Dollar Upgrade to BRUT ECN
Upgrade Includes Sun Fire V880 Enterprise Servers Running the Solaris Operating System
An operating unit of SunGard, Brut LLC, and Sun Microsystems have
agreed to a deal that will provide a multi-million dollar upgrade to
BRUT's Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS)-based
infrastructure. The upgrade includes installation of Sun Fire V880
enterprise servers running the Solaris OS, which will help provide
improvements to BRUT's speed, scalability, security and reliability.
LG Card Company Turns to Sun for IT Solutions
Sun Helps Untangle a Complicated IT Environment and Provision it for Future Needs
LG Card Company, South Korea's largest credit card company, recently
turned to Sun for help with its increasingly difficult to manage IT
environment. Through its Sun Managed Services offering and some
critical hardware deployments, Sun was able to address LG Card's
Current IT issues as well as provision the company for the future.
eBucks Turns to GemStone and Sun Solutions
Solution Will Simplify eBucks' Architecture, Manage Data, Lower TCO
GemStone Systems and Sun will team up to provide eBucks.com, an online
banking system in South Africa and a division of FirstRand Bank, with
an integrated technology solution that will simplify their architecture
and manage data across hardware and software systems, while lowering TCO.
First National Bank Omaha and Oberthur Offer Smart Cards to the Midwest
Solution Provides Card Fraud Security and Online Updates
Over the next two years the First National Bank of Omaha plans to issue
100,000 Visa smart cards to its customers to offer
protection against card fraud and provide a range of personal data management applications. The smart cards will be provided by Oberthur Card
"Sun Open Net Environment in e-Government"
Architecture for Government-to-citizen Services on Demand
According to the authors of "Sun Open Net Environment in
e-Government," a Sun white paper, government must respond to the
increasing demand for improved online services for diverse audiences
while providing security, privacy, service provisioning and systems
management. Achieving these ends is made easier by employment of the
Sun ONE architecture and platform.
State of Georgia Automates Driver's License Renewal Process
Voice-enabled System Relies on Sun Open Net Environment
Using the Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) as the infrastructure for
the state enterprise portal, the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA)
has brought about the automation of the driver's license renewal process in
the state's Department of Motor Vehicle Safety (DMVS) office.
New Jersey Opens a Single Window onto the Garden State
My New Jersey Portal Runs on the Sun ONE Portal Server
My New Jersey is an e-government portal built on the Sun ONE Portal
Server (formerly iPlanet Portal Server) that gives New Jersey
residents single-sign-on access to the services they require, such as
renewing a vehicle registration, getting a fishing license, filing
taxes online, searching a jobs database or getting step-by-step
instruction on how to start a business.
NYC Department of Finance -- Success Story
Sun Helps Replace 20-year-old Mainframe and Microfilm System
When the New York City Department of Finance (DOF), City Registers
Office faced the formidable challenge of automating its system of
personal property records, managers turned to BearingPoint, FileNet and
Sun Microsystems for solutions. The Office had been storing more than
60 million images of property documents for New York City's four
counties on a 20-year-old mainframe and microfilm system (including
New Product Marketplace
Sendmail Advanced Anti-Spam Filter
Flexible, Policy-Based Spam Filter for Enterprises
Sendmail Advanced Anti-Spam Filter enables enterprises to define and
block spam and other unwanted messages according to their specific
preferences and needs. This filter is part of Sendmail Mailstream
Manager. In addition to blocking spam, enterprises can use the Filter's
rule sets and full-text analysis to take a policy-based approach to
email content management.
Insightful Corporation to Release Insightful Miner 3
Update Provides Highly Scalable Data Analysis Workbench
Insightful Miner 3, the predictive analysis solution, supports Windows and Solaris Operating System
(Solaris OS) servers. It also adds several new features that
facilitate how data analysts build and deploy predictive models that
increase product performance and efficiency of critical business