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Marina Sum

Marina Sum, having been a writer for Sun since 1989 and a staff writer for Sun Developer Network for several years, blogs mostly on Sun-sponsored open-source projects.

 

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OpenOffice 3.0.1 Ships

Posted by marinasum on February 26, 2009 at 12:53 PM PST

OpenOffice reached a minor milestone in late January by releasing version 3.0.1. No new features, but two enhancements—more robust grammar checks and an increase in the limit of personal word lists—are terrific.

OpenOffice has long engendered kudos.

Sun CIO Predicts "Dramatically Different Landscape for the IT Industry" in 2009

Posted by marinasum on February 24, 2009 at 10:59 AM PST

Bob Worrall, CIO at Sun, recently published an article on Forbes, Sun Microsystems' IT Tips.

Sun OpenSSO Enterprise In the Coming Year

Posted by marinasum on February 23, 2009 at 10:13 AM PST

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.

Views From Sun CTO for Cloud Computing

Posted by marinasum on February 20, 2009 at 7:05 AM PST

A late-January article on Techworld by Paul Krill reports on a recent speech by Lew Tucker, Sun's CTO for cloud computing.

Installing GlassFish on the OpenSolaris OS

Posted by marinasum on February 18, 2009 at 8:58 AM PST

The Image Package System (IPS) repository in the OpenSolaris OS contains GlassFish. The installation process, however, takes a bit of work.

Second OpenSSO Community Day: May 5 in Munich

Posted by marinasum on February 17, 2009 at 9:13 AM PST

The first OpenSSO Community Day in New York City, scheduled for March 17, is becoming booked up.

How to Enable Virtual Federation With OpenSSO

Posted by marinasum on February 16, 2009 at 9:47 AM PST

Following Part 1 of the recent virtual-federation series on Sun Developer Network, Part 2 describes the process of enabling the VF capability in OpenSSO.

Free Monthly Webinars on Sun Identity Management

Posted by marinasum on February 13, 2009 at 8:36 AM PST

Sun is offering a free, monthly Webinar on identity management.

Creating One-Time Passwords With OpenSSO

Posted by marinasum on February 11, 2009 at 9:55 AM PST

Sun senior product line manager Daniel Raskin has produced a video that spotlights a wonderful OpenSSO capability that's in the works.

Building Drizzle on the OpenSolaris OS

Posted by marinasum on February 9, 2009 at 7:21 AM PST

Sun-sponsored, open-source Project Drizzle, which originated from MySQL code, aims at developing a lightweight SQL database for cloud and Web applications.