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Focus on Growth: Jonathan Schwartz Talks with Forbes
Forbes Q&A with Elizabeth Corcoran
Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz talked recently with Elizabeth Corcoran of Forbes. They talked about how Java technology fuels an enormous market and the value of Java to Sun, driving operational efficiency and improvements in product quality.
Seeing is Believing: Test Out the Sun Grid Compute Utility
Online Session Available
The Sun Grid Compute Utility will be featured on "The Screening Room," an online series from Jon Udell of InfoWorld.
Volunteers from Sun Help with Wildlife, Hurricane Clean Up and Students
Share the Opportunity Program 2006: Serious Fun

This year's "Share the Opportunity" volunteer project cooridinated by Sun employees and the Sun Foundation presented many opportunities for Sun employees to participate in programs in their communities.

Sun's Participation Age Road Tour A Success
So Far, Over 15,000 Customers and 1,800 Partners Have Participated

The results of Sun's "Power the Participation Age" road tour have been overwhelmingly positive. With only 2 sessions left, hurry to grasp these opportunities to meet with Sun experts face-to-face.

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    Sun N1 System Manager 1.3 New Features
    Demo Available
    Sun N1 System Manager 1.3 offers new features such as diskless boot support and Windows provisioning. Sun N1 System Manager helps with provisioning, monitoring, patching and managing Sun systems, providing an integrated hardware and software management that is easy to set up and use for Sun x64 and SPARC systems.
    Working with Solaris Containers, Predictive Self Healing, Solaris Service Manager
    Putting These Technologies to Use
    A Sun BluePrints OnLine white paper by Joost Pronk van Hoogeveen of the Solaris Software team explains how to use some new functions in the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) such as Predictive Self Healing and Solaris Service Management Facility.
    Guide to Managing Solaris ZFS in Solaris 10 Containers
    Getting ZFS and Containers to Work Together
    A new how-to guide explains basic steps for getting Solaris Container technology and the Solaris ZFS (zettabyte file system) working in collaboration with each other.
    Solaris Containers Technology Architecture Guide
    Server Virtualization Example Illustrated
    For an introduction to Solaris Containers technology, see the May 2006 Sun BluePrints OnLine edition for Jeff Victor's guide to the Solaris Containers technology architecture. He emphasizes the need to find better ways to provision applications and ensure shared resources are not compromised.
    Two New Solaris OS Books
    Kernel Architecture and Performance Measurement
    The second edition of the book, "Solaris Internals, Second Edition: Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris Kernel Architecture", has been completed by the authors. Authors Richard McDougall and Jim Mauro have updated this book with new information for Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS)and OpenSolaris.
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    Top Ten Articles for Last 4 Issues
    Vol 98 Issues 3 and 4, Vol 99 Issue 1 and 2

    Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with a list of the most popular articles for each of the last three issues. The Web version of this article lists the top 10 articles for each of the last four issues. The top articles for the three most recent issues were:

    • 99.2: Sun Fire T2000 Server's Database Performance [16372]
    • 99.1: Updates Announced for Solaris OS [16302]
    • 98.4: Two New SPARC Processors in the Works [16253]
    • 98.3: Virtualize Applications and Desktops with Sun Secure Global Desktop Software [16222]
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