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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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Quality Assurance for OpenDS

Posted by marinasum on January 9, 2009 at 11:25 AM PST

Hot off the press on Sun Developer Network is Gary Williams's article, Perspectives on Quality Assurance for OpenDS, an eye-opening commentary on how quality is achieved in OpenDS, Sun's open-source project for developing a next-generation directory service.

Excellent Resource: What's Being Said About Sun Products and Technologies

Posted by marinasum on January 6, 2009 at 1:37 PM PST

If you're interested in the recent or popular community postings about Sun, don't miss the Community Voices site on Here are a few of the current headlines:

Recent Sun Videos on Some of Its Products and Technologies

Posted by marinasum on January 5, 2009 at 1:55 PM PST

A December 2008 posting on Storage Stop, the Sun OpenSolaris Storage News blog, lists and links to videos on many of Sun's products and technologies.

Revisiting Predictions for 2008

Posted by marinasum on January 2, 2009 at 10:30 AM PST

Who doesn't enjoy reading predictions? Early last year, I came across a few articles that predict the high-tech happenings in 2008.

Advantages of Open Source in Identity at Sun

Posted by marinasum on December 23, 2008 at 2:16 PM PST

A recent Sun IDM Buzz TV video, hosted by senior product line manager Daniel Raskin, shines a light on the advantages of open-sourcing identity management software at Sun.

Insight on OpenSolaris 2008.11 and Linux

Posted by marinasum on December 22, 2008 at 3:19 PM PST

A recent Enterprise Networking Planet article, Will OpenSolaris 2008.11 Attract Linux Users?, starts with a comparison of the two operating systems and delves into the OpenSolaris 2008.11 features, complete with screen shots.

Latest Podcasts on SDN Channel

Posted by marinasum on December 19, 2008 at 4:55 PM PST

The latest podcasts on SDN Channel offer insights on a variety of topics:

Making Resources of Secured Java EE Applications Accessible

Posted by marinasum on December 17, 2008 at 10:45 AM PST

For protected Java EE applications, you'd normally want to make certain resources, such as the welcome page, accessible without user authentication.

Try Out OpenSolaris Learning Cloud Service

Posted by marinasum on December 12, 2008 at 4:48 PM PST

The OpenSolaris Learning Cloud Service, an on-demand lab, offers all the features of recently released OpenSolaris 2008.11. All you need is a My Sun account, which you can sign up for free.