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Blog Archive for marinasum during February 2006

A new, two-part tutorial explains the process that involves Sun Secure Application Switch and Sun Java System Application Server—a process that also works with other leading application servers. The tutorial includes a section on advanced configurations, in which is a description of alternative deployment architectures.Way to go for large-scale deployments! You are assured that load-...
A new developers.sun.com article highlights the features of the free preview release of the Java Enterprise Edition 5 SDK and Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Beta. The latter stemmed from the combined efforts of Sun engineering and the open-source Project GlassFish.What an impressive list: Persistence API, JavaServer Faces 1.2 technology, Web services and SOA, call-flow...
A new article on developers.sun.com, Namespaces in XML Schemas, Part 2 of Two-Part Series, describes, along with code samples, the nuances of developing aggregate schemas with import and include statements. Lots of flexibility there!Schema characteristics are supported in an upcoming release of the Sun Java Studio Enterprise IDE, a preview for which is part of the integrated bundle NetBeans...
You can find out at a glance on the home page of the release. It's an integrated bundle of the previews of NetBeans 5.5 and a future release of the Sun Java Studio Enterprise IDE, also Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9 Beta, the first product of Project GlassFish. An InfoWorld article contains more details.The hallmark features? UML modeling, XML schema tools, orchestration...
Ever submerged in the software world, I found it a breath of fresh air to read the Technology News interview with Sun fellow Marc Tremblay. It's an informative Q&A about the UltraSPARC T1 chip and a sound reminder--for me personally--of all that science inside the box, let alone the time and effort expended by the players. Thank goodness for computer chips.
I enjoyed reading the Investor's Business Daily article, The 'Mother of the Internet'. Sun distinguished engineer Radia Perlman's story is an inspiration, in particular her advocation of clear-minded perspectives and preparation. Definitely a mantra that applies to all walks of life.
Take a look at this blog by Ken Drachnik, who heads product management of Sun Java System Application Server at Sun. In clear terms, the blog explains the differences between Project GlassFish and Sun Java System Application Server. One can well picture the intense engineering in the background--all good stuff! I'm also coauthoring articles on GlassFish and will introduce them here as soon as...