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Sun Senior VP Explains Synergy in Sun's Acquisition of SeeBeyond
Move Adds Power to Sun Java Enterprise System
Mark Bauhaus, senior VP of Business Integration, Application Platforms and Identity at Sun, explains the benefits expected from Sun's acquisition of SeeBeyond and the addition of the Sun Java Integration Suite to the solutions comprised in the Sun Java Enterprise Suite.
Java Technology in the Asia-Pacific Market
Sun Technology Evangelist Chuk Munn Lee Shares His View
Sun Technology Evangelist Chuk Munn Lee shared details of his experiences at Sun and his view of the Asian marketplace with Janice J. Heiss in a recent interview. He reports that Asian ISVs are quick to adopt Java technology software, develop new Java applications and port existing applications to the platform.
Sun's iWork Mobile-work Program
Leads the Field in Telework: Being On Tap Wherever, Whenever

If you want to be in touch with Allison Baker, a senior program manager at Sun, just give her a call. As Carolyn Said reports in the San Francisco Chronicle, Baker is one of the 43 percent or so of Sun's employees who use its iWork mobile-work program that is saving the company millions.

"Sun SPOT System: Turning Vision Into Reality"
Transforming Wireless Sensors into Real-world Products

Sun Labs has made important strides in wireless sensor development and transducer applications using the Small Programmable Object Technology (SPOT), also known as Sun SPOT. Based on a 32-bit ARM-7 CPU and an 11 channel 2.4GHz radio, this platform enables developers to build wireless transducer applications in the Java programming language.

Java Technology
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JavaServer Faces Reference Implementation Open Sourced
Released Under Common Development and Distribution License

Sun's JavaServer Faces technology is joining OpenSolaris and the GlassFish projects with its reference implementation source code being released this past August under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL). With JavaServer Faces technology, building user interfaces for JavaServer applications is simplified.

The OpenCable Application Platform
Applications for Portable Devices Not Just About Cell Phones Anymore
The OpenCable Applications Platform or OCAP is presenting developers with the creative option to design software applications for portable television devices. In a Sun Developer Network article, Leslie Ellis describes OCAP and what it means to developers working on the Java platform.
Developing Java Web Services
Training Course Offered In US and Canada

Sun's "Developing Java Web Services" course focuses on teaching developers how to design, implement, deploy and maintain web services and web service clients using Java technology components and the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE). This course is offered in an instructor-led or Live Virtual Classroom format.

Software
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Sun Java Integration Suite
New Tool for Creating Process-driven Applications Economically
The Sun Java Integration Suite is now available as the sixth suite in the Sun Java Enterprise System. The addition of this suite bolsters the reputation of the Java Enterprise System as the premier solution for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), web services and composite applications.
Free Download of Solaris Security Toolkit 4.2 Available
Includes Important Changes to Support Solaris 10 OS

The Solaris Security Toolkit 4.2 Release is now available as a free immediate download. The Solaris Security Toolkit, an extensible, flexible solution for hardening and auditing the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS), will enable users to secure SPARC-based and x86-/x64-based systems. Sun recommends the use of the Sun Download Manager.

Using Solaris Zones, Resource Management in Solaris 10 OS
Achieve Higher Levels of Consolidation, Better System Utilization

Promoting an understanding of Solaris Zones - a feature of the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) - and learning how to use the solution more capably is the object of Jennifer Rodoni Glore's Sun BigAdmin feature article entitled "Understanding the Basics About Solaris Containers in the Solaris 10 OS."

Administering the Sun N1 Grid Engine 6 Software
Using Host Groups and Cluster Queues

Charu Chaubal focuses on one of the more useful features of the Sun N1 Grid Engine 6 Software, namely the use of cluster queues and host groups to streamline administration and ease the implementation of scheduling policies in the solution, in a recent Sun BluePrints OnLine article.

Developer
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Sun Ultra 20 Workstation Free with Sun Support Services Purchase
Comes With AMD Opteron Processor, Solaris 10 OS and More
One of the most attractive IT bargains of the day has to be Sun's offer of a free Sun Ultra 20 Workstation to everyone who signs up for three years of Sun support services at only USD$29.95. Typically retailing for USD$895, the Sun Ultra 20 Workstation is a multiplatform, dual-core-ready workstation.
Earn "Bucks" for Your Solaris OS, Sun Studio Knowledge
BigAdmin Bucks Program Granting Rewards for Submissions
The Sun BigAdmin Bucks Program offers developers turned writers rewards for their technical tips and articles submitted between now and December 31, 2005, when this solicitation is scheduled to end. Sun is seeking submissions on Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) development and Sun Studio tools.
Sun Studio Compiler for Linux OS Available
Alpha Download of Latest Build Runs on x64/x86-based Systems
An alpha release of the build of Sun Studio compilers for the Linux OS is available for download from the Sun Download Center. This version is being made freely available to the Linux community for evaluation purposes on x64 (AMD64) and x86-based systems. Sun does caution that alpha releases are technology previews.
Unscrambling the Internet with JXTA Technology
P2P Interactions as They Were Originally Conceived

Sun has developed JXTA technology that has the capability to restore the Internet to its original promise as a system of complex, versatile P2P communication immune from denial of service attacks. Janice J. Heiss explores this possibility in her piece entitled, "JXTA Technology Brings the Internet Back to Its Origin."

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