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November 15th - Big Day for Solaris OS
Version 10 Launch, Open Source Status Revealed

On November 15, Sun will launch Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) and reveal its tentative plans to open source a version of its flagship platform, Sun officials confirmed. These announcements will be made at Sun's quarterly Network Computing event that will also include other new product offerings.

Sun's Advanced Chip Technology
David Yen Reports Latest on Panther, Niagara

In the next two years, Sun plans on refining and incorporating its current and advanced chip technology with expectations for release of the UltraSPARC IV+ chips, also known as Panther, in mid-2005 and the next-generation Niagara processor sometime in 2006. Sun has already manufactured the first versions of the Niagara chips.

UC - Davis Named Sun COE
Noted for Public Health and Safety Informatics
The latest Sun Center of Excellence (COE) in Public Health and Safety is the University of California-Davis. Selected for its contribution to health and safety research and technology, Sun recognized the university's commitment to advance these areas of interest by assisting educational institutions share ideas and resources.
Java Pro's Readers Choice Awards
Sun Wins Two Top Honors

The 2004 Java Pro's Readers Choice survey placed Sun in first place for Best Mobile Development Tool with the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) Wireless Toolkit and Best Java Virtual Machine with Sun's JVM software. Sun also was named as a finalist within six other categories.

Top Ten Articles for Last 3 Issues
Vol 80 Issue 2, 3 and 4

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with the most popular articles of the current and last volumes. The top articles for the three most recent issues were:

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Get Maximum Levels of Application Service Availability
Sun Cluster Software Offers Improved Uptime, Reliability

This year's exciting Major League Baseball season had numerous fans wanting up-to-the-minute information about their teams and players, and MLB.com relied on Sun hardware and the Sun Cluster software to ensure just that. A recent release of the Sun Cluster 3 software is helping customers improve their application services.

Sun Studio 9 Software Suite
Ease of Development for C, C++, Fortran
Enterprise developers, HPTC engineers and scientists will find the Sun Studio 9 software is designed with them in mind. It integrates tools that developers use on a daily basis for writing software applications for the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) and Linux platforms.
Java Card Enterprise Software
Security, Interoperability Benefits

The Java Card Enterprise Software is an enterprise security product that allows interoperability of the Java Card technology platform with different computing environments. Besides the benefit of reducing deployment costs, this software also preserves the security and interoperability benefits of Java technology-based smart cards.

Sun Java RFID System Media Kit Updates
Hard Copy CDs Now Offered

Customers can now get the Sun Java RFID System Media Kit updates on CD. Sun is making these available on physical media for customers who prefer a hard copy CD instead of downloading updates. Customers will need to request a media kit, which will include the software and soft copy documentation.

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