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Blog Archive for marinasum during February 2009

Sun-sponsored, open-source Project Drizzle, which originated from MySQL code, aims at developing a lightweight SQL database for cloud and Web applications. Trond Norbye's recent posting tells you how to compile Drizzle on the OpenSolaris OS. You link to the proper header file, install the packages, the readline library, and the Google Protocol buffers; download and compile Bazaar; and, finally...
On February 6, OpenDS, Sun's open-source directory-server project written in the Java language, reached a significant milestone with its 1.2.0 release. As Sun directory architect Ludo Poitou points out in his posting, this new release contains new features and enhancements, among them a GUI control panel, an administration connector, and the ability to secure and encrypt connections with Simple...
Thanks to Sun technology evangelist Brian Leonard, we now know how to install JavaFX on the OpenSolaris OS: Just follow his five-step procedure, complete with screen shots. Looks simple and intuitive to me. Have a try yourself. Incidentally, The Observatory, on which Brian and his fellow evangelists blog frequently, is full of gems regarding the OpenSolaris OS. Excellent job by those...
Ludo Poitou, OpenDS community lead and a Sun directory architect, has posted numerous tips for OpenDS, Sun's open-source, LDAP directory-server project. Here are three of his recent postings: Preferences for OpenDS Tools Troubleshooting the OpenDS Database Troubleshooting Indexes and Search Performances All helpful, the postings link to illuminating references. Ludo, located in Grenoble,...