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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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OpenSolaris 2008.11 Ships

Posted by marinasum on December 10, 2008 at 10:24 AM PST

It's a milestone day for the OpenSolaris OS, Sun's open-source operating system: Release 2008.11 is now available. On the home page of opensolaris.com is a list of related videos, including one that describes the enhancements and new features for users, system administrators, and developers.

How to Enforce Federated Single Sign-On for Salesforce CRM Software in OpenSSO

Posted by marinasum on December 9, 2008 at 11:12 AM PST

Similar to a previous article on how to configure for federated single sign-on (SSO) for Google Apps through OpenSSO, a new paper on SDN describes the procedure for Salesforce CRM.

A Hundred Tips for the NetBeans IDE

Posted by marinasum on December 4, 2008 at 1:59 PM PST

A handy book by Sun's Ruth Kusterer, 100 NetBeans IDE Tips & Tricks: Your Guide to Finding Your Way Around the NetBeans IDE!, is now available on Safari Books Online.

Enforcing Single Sign-On in a PHP Environment

Posted by marinasum on December 2, 2008 at 3:31 PM PST

Interested in finding out how to put single sign-on (SSO) into effect in a PHP development environment? As its synopsis points out, the new Sun Developer Network article, Single Sign-On for SugarCRM Through a SAML-Based Integration of OpenSSO and simpleSAMLphp, "shows you how [...].

A Neat Feature: Multiple Boot Environments on the OpenSolaris OS

Posted by marinasum on December 1, 2008 at 2:13 PM PST

Hugo Rivero, senior staff engineer at Sun's ISV Engineering team, and I recently cowrote an article for Sun Developer Network: Working With Multiple Boot Environments on the OpenSolaris OS.

How to Protect Applications Through Policy Agents and OpenSSO

Posted by marinasum on November 26, 2008 at 10:16 AM PST

Protecting applications with mandatory user logins through Policy Agents and OpenSSO, Sun's open-source Web-management project, requires no extra code.

The Sun Blogs Site: A Shining Example of a Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Deployment

Posted by marinasum on November 20, 2008 at 3:37 PM PST

A new feature article on Sun's BigAdmin portal, Sun Blogs: A Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Reference Deployment, delves into the details of that major, highly successful deployment.

Check out Ignite, the OpenSolaris Monthly Newsletter

Posted by marinasum on November 18, 2008 at 2:18 PM PST

Take a look at the OpenSolaris monthly newsletter called Ignite.

How to Implement Federation for Google Apps in OpenSSO

Posted by marinasum on November 13, 2008 at 3:49 PM PST

A new article on Sun Developer Network, Federated Single Sign-On for Google Apps in OpenSSO, walks you through the process of implementing federation for applications, such as higher popular Google Apps, including Google Mail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar.

Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Ships

Posted by marinasum on November 12, 2008 at 1:01 PM PST

OpenSSO, Sun's open-source project for Web access management, was kicked off in July 2005. Now, over three years later, OpenSSO-based Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 has been officially released, complete with capabilities for internal and external single sign-on, federation, and secured Web services.