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16 May 2005
Two Solaris 10 OS Features Expected Next Year
Testing Continues for Solaris Zettabyte File System, Project Janus

Two features of the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) scheduled for release this year most likely will be available in 2006. Revealed during a Network Computing '05 Q2 executive online chat, the releases of Solaris Zettabyte File System (ZFS) and Project Janus are expected once testing is completed.
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16 May 2005
Five-step Approach to Launching an RFID Initiative
Sun EVP John Loiacono Outlines Plan for Success

Launching a radio frequency identification (RFID) initiative within an organization can be accomplished easily with just five steps, according to Sun Executive Vice President of its Software Group John Loiacono, who outlined this plan in the May 2005 Sun Boardroom Minutes.
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    16 May 2005
    EPCglobal Spreadsheet Tool Assesses Value of RFID for Manufacturers
    Calculates Business Costs, Gains from Deploying EPC RFID System

    EPCglobal US is offering a new spreadsheet tool, named the EPC Value Model, for its subscribers that provides manufacturers with an application that can calculate potential business costs and gains from deploying an EPC system for radio frequency identification (RFID) deployments.
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    16 May 2005
    Benchmark Results Show Advantage of Solaris OS, Sun Fire Servers
    Outperforms Dell Running Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    New benchmark results have shown the Sun Fire V440 Server along with the Solaris 10 Operating System provided an eight percent higher peak performance when compared to a Dell 6650 Xeon 3.0 Ghz running Red Hat Enterprise Linux using OLTP customer workloads running the MySQL database.
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    16 May 2005
    Sun Studio Support Matrix Updated
    Includes Info on Components, Binary Compatibility, OS Support

    The Sun Studio Support Matrix has been updated to include the Sun Studio 10 release, information about binary compatibility between versions and its support across various Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) releases. Listed in a table format, this site offers general information about Sun Studio components and component version numbers.
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