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Blog Archive for marinasum during December 2006

A late October article by Carla Schroder, Tip of the Trade: Solaris 10, is a succinct summary of why folks should take a good look at Sun's Solaris 10 Operating System and its many new features. The author's take about Java technology might raise eyebrows, however.The article also points to Sun's popular BigAdmin site. That's a must of a bookmark for system administrators.
Heartening news! InfoWorld has picked the top five rack-mount servers for 2006. The Sun Fire X4600 M2 Server, called "a triumph of capability and design," received first prize. The runner-up is the Sun Fire X4200 Server, which InfoWorld lauds as being "a strong datacenter workhorse with a nice price." Both servers are from the Opteron-based Galaxy series.The No. 3, 4, and 5 places go to Dell...
I can't be more thrilled that this article finally hit the stands yesterday: Sun and Microsoft Interoperate for Web Authentication, Part 1. It took a while but patience and persistence tends to pay off. Here, you are shown how to integrate ASP and ASP.NET applications with Sun Java System Access Manager and its Policy Agent to achieve single sign-on (SSO) and access control.The examples are...
Take a look at The Big Mashup on sun.com. It explains how mashups that feature content from various sources in the form of video, text, music, and such demonstrate the Participation Age. The launch includes a video from Sun's Chris Melissinos, which discusses how the network is ushering in a new phase for entertainment and news, also blogs by artists, musicians, and TV personalities.On the...