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25 Aug 2009 "Sun's Reference Architecture for Next-Generation Data Backup" [22171]
Using Symantec NetBackup, Sun CoolThreads Servers and Solaris

In the Sun BluePrints Online document "Sun's Reference Architecture for Next-Generation Data Backup," Dean Halbeisen in Sun's Enterprise Storage takes readers through a reference architecture consisting of Symantec NetBackup software, Sun CoolThreads servers and the Solaris Operating System. A key objective was to achieve a competitive price/performance metric for the NetBackup solution. Another goal was to determine performance and sizing characteristics of the proposed architecture.
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21 Aug 2009 Logical Domains Quick Start Guide [22153]
Get Straightforward, Easy to Follow Direction for Using LDoms

The Sun BluePrints Online paper "Logical Domains: Quick Start Guide" is designed to provide a simple set of steps for setting up and running a server with Logical Domains (LDoms) 1.2 software. This guide is not intended to be a comprehensive beginner’s guide to LDoms; rather, it has been written to cover the use case of using LDoms in a laboratory environment for the first time. The authors, Peter A. Wilson and Gary Combs, both of Sun Systems Technical Marketing, assume a minimal amount of supporting infrastructure, specifically a desktop or laptop computer connected via a network to the server. Neither do they require the use of a network install server.
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20 Aug 2009 Sun's Open-source Solutions Cut 60% of Development Costs for Web Services Security Provider [22127]
Scalable Virtualized Platform Built to Serve Ten Million Users

A provider of web services security to the Western European market and the U.S., the French company Symeos has opted for an online identity management platform with open-source Sun solutions that have cut its development costs by 60%. The virtualized platform, called EGO, features Sun Blade servers using the UltraSPARC T2 Plus processor that have cut power costs by 10% and energy consumption across the entire platform by around 20%.
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20 Aug 2009 Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers Set Three World Records [22227]
On Industry-standard E-mail Serving and Java Benchmarks

Sun SPARC Enterprise servers with chip multi-threading (CMT) technology set three new world records on industry-standard e-mail serving and Java benchmarks, Sun reports. These include SPECjbb2005, an industry-standard benchmark that emulates the design of real-world server-side Java applications, and SPECmail2009 that is designed to simulate real-world corporate e-mail environments. Additionally, outstanding performance on the Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition test and Zeus Extensible Traffic Manager were demonstrated.
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14 Aug 2009 Sun Servers with CoolThreads Accelerate IBM HTTP Server Crypto Operations [22091]
Additional Co-processor Cards, Special Licensing, Network Appliances Are Unnecessary

The Sun BluePrints Online paper "Accelerating IBM HTTP Server Cryptographic Operations Using Sun Servers with CoolThreads Technology" provides an overview of how to offload cryptographic operations onto Sun servers with CoolThreads technology to accelerate IBM HTTP Server (IHS) performance. For Sun servers with UltraSPARC T1, T2 or T2 Plus processors, on-chip cryptographic acceleration eliminates the need for additional co-processor cards, special licensing, network appliances or power hungry add-on components.
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