OpenOffice reached a minor milestone in late January by releasing version 3.0.1. No new features, but two enhancementsmore robust grammar checks and an increase in the limit of personal word listsare terrific.
OpenOffice has long engendered kudos.
Bob Worrall, CIO at Sun, recently published an article on Forbes, Sun Microsystems' IT Tips.
Sun senior product line manager Daniel Raskin and director of engineering Jamie Nelson, both on access and federation management, recently held a Webinar on the 12-month roadmap of Sun OpenSSO Enterprise, the commercial release of OpenSSO.
A late-January article on Techworld by Paul Krill reports on a recent speech by Lew Tucker, Sun's CTO for cloud computing.
The Image Package System (IPS) repository in the OpenSolaris OS contains GlassFish. The installation process, however, takes a bit of work.
Sun is offering a free, monthly Webinar on identity management.
Sun-sponsored, open-source Project Drizzle, which originated from MySQL code, aims at developing a lightweight SQL database for cloud and Web applications.