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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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How to Run Roller Weblogger on Sun Java System Web Server

Posted by marinasum on March 31, 2006 at 1:29 PM PST

A newly published article on developers.sun.com walks you through the procedures for configuring Roller 2.0 and 2.1.1 and deploying either of those two versions on Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP5.

"Simplicity Is Very Complicated"

Posted by marinasum on March 30, 2006 at 10:34 AM PST

Forbes recently published an eye-opening Q&A with Eugene McCabe, executive vice president for worldwide operations at Sun. His answers explain how and why Sun's One Touch supply chain works efficiently and effectively with direct shipments from vendors to customers.

NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 Preview Now Runs on Mac OS X, Too

Posted by marinasum on March 24, 2006 at 10:24 AM PST

Sun's recent announcement that NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 Preview is now available for Apple's Mac OS X is excellent news.

What a Breeze: Creating Web Services in Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8

Posted by marinasum on March 22, 2006 at 11:05 AM PST

In a new article on developers.sun.com, Rico Cruz and I explained how to create, in the Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 IDE, the order-tracking Web service for Adventure Builder

An Enlightening Paper on Identity Management

Posted by marinasum on March 20, 2006 at 12:54 PM PST

As its title suggests, a recent article in synnovation (an EDS Agility Alliance publication), Not Just a Spectator Sport, elaborates how access control and identity management nowadays mean a lot more than the traditional sign-ons with user IDs and password

A Series on BPEL

Posted by marinasum on March 16, 2006 at 10:27 AM PST

Hot off the press on developers.sun.com are parts 1 and 2 of a series on Business Process Execution Language (BPEL).

Open Document Format Versus Microsoft Office 12?

Posted by marinasum on March 13, 2006 at 12:14 PM PST

I enjoyed reading the wave of recent articles regarding the enthusiasm for Open Document Format (ODF), notably—

How to Manage and Monitor Web Services in Project GlassFish

Posted by marinasum on March 2, 2006 at 4:12 PM PST

A new, detailed article on developers.sun.com tells you how, step by step. Bottom line, as the two coauthors keep emphasizing to me: It's easy; it's simple; it's straightforward; it's intuitive.

Accolades for Sun's Role in Identity Management

Posted by marinasum on March 1, 2006 at 10:59 AM PST

The recent news that Forrester Research has named Sun the leader in identity management is wonderful to see. In particular, Sun Java System Identity Manager won a high praise as a product that leads in connector capability, policy management, auditing, and architecture.