System News
24 Apr 2006
Two New SPARC Processors in the Works
Niagara II and Rock Are in the Pipeline

Sun has begun work on two new SPARC processors, the Niagara II and the Rock, reports Stephen Shankland for CNET The new Niagara II is geared for lower-end servers and the Rock for high-end applications.
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24 Apr 2006
Struggling with AJAX
James Gosling Shares His Take on the Blow-by-blow Process

James Gosling, father of Java technology and CTO of Sun's Developer Products group, shared his views on Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) components and their incorporation into web applications with Darryl K. Taft, eWEEK senior editor in a piece entitled "Gosling Outlines the Trouble With AJAX."
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24 Apr 2006
'Conscientious Software': A New Approach to Development
Ron Goldman Shares His Insights with Janice J. Heiss

Ron Goldman is a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems Laboratories currently engaged in research with colleague Richard Gabriel on what the pair term "conscientious software," large systems that are robust, stable and capable of managing themselves. Janice J. Heiss spoke with Goldman recently and reported part one of her interview for the Sun Developer Network.
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24 Apr 2006
Sun, Fidelity National Develop Financial Services Solution
Aggregates Customer Information from Various Sources

Using customer data integration (CDI) technologies and a service oriented architecture (SOA), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) and Sun Microsystems have developed a solution for the aggregation of banking customer information from a variety of different sources. The application is based on the Sun Java Enterprise System.
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