To learn the advanced features of the OpenSolaris OS, such as the ZFS file system, virtualization, and DTrace, turn to a presentation by Sun's Nick Solter and Dave Miner at CommunityOne East in NYC in March.
OpenSSO community manager and Sun principal engineer Pat Patterson has just announced the third OpenSSO Community Day. It'll be held on Sunday, May 31 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, between 1:00-7:00 p.m. in an unconference format. Attendance is free.
A March article on Sun Developer Network, Managing Boot Environments With OpenSolaris Package Manager, tells you how to manipulate BEs in the OpenSolaris OS. That is, efficiently and safely install, update, or delete software.
You can integrate GlassFish Web Space Server, Sun's portal platform, with OpenSSO, a Sun-sponsored open-source project that delivers security for Web applications, single sign-on (SSO), federation, and identity services.
Sun has a practical approach for identity management, as described in a recent white paper (in PDF) on
sun.com, Keeping It Simple: A Pragmatic Approach to Identity Management. The paper first defines the importance of identity in Web applications and summarizes the subsequent chapters.
A recent article in The Guardian presents an informative analysis of how the recession is affecting adoption of open-source software.
Sun principal engineer and OpenSSO community manager Pat Patterson just spotlighted four openings in the OpenSSO team. They are for an entry-level engineer, a senior quality engineer, an information architect, and a Java UI developer.