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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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A Success Story: MySQL on OpenSolaris

Posted by marinasum on November 11, 2008 at 8:26 AM PST

Check out this blog: Success with OpenSolaris + ZFS + MySQL in production! by Don MacAskill at SmugMug.

Visit the Solaris Campus in Second Life

Posted by marinasum on October 22, 2008 at 8:41 AM PDT

Interested in the Solaris OS? Sun has set up a Solaris campus in Second Life, ready for you to visit any time.

Install OpenDS in Five Short Steps

Posted by marinasum on October 21, 2008 at 9:19 AM PDT

OpenDS, Sun's open-source, LDAP directory-server project and an embedded configuration store in OpenSSO, shipped its 1.0.0 release in July.

QA for Sun OpenSSO Enterprise in the Spotlight

Posted by marinasum on October 15, 2008 at 1:34 PM PDT

Indira Thangasamy, senior quality engineering manager for access and federation management at Sun, exudes competence and pride in his work in a recent interview with Sun Developer Network on the QA tools and processes that make OpenSSO a superior product.

Learn about pfexec in the OpenSolaris OS

Posted by marinasum on October 14, 2008 at 3:41 PM PDT

In a new article on Sun Developer Network, Introducing pfexec, a Convenient Utility in the OpenSolaris OS, Sun senior systems engineer Joerg Moellenkamp tells you about a neat utility in the OpenSolaris OS.

Play myPicks U.S. Election Game

Posted by marinasum on October 10, 2008 at 10:56 AM PDT

With the 2008 U.S.

How to Install Sun Web Stack on OpenSolaris OS

Posted by marinasum on October 8, 2008 at 10:47 AM PDT

Sun Web Stack, available from Sun in July, includes many preconfigured tools for Web development: Apache, MySQL, PHP, Python, the NetBeans IDE, and other components.

Transcript for Ask the Experts Session on OpenSSO

Posted by marinasum on October 6, 2008 at 12:27 PM PDT

Last week, held a week-long Ask the Experts session on OpenSSO. The transcript with all the Q&As is now available. Here are a few of the questions:

When will Web Agent 3.0 for Apache be released?

Launch of Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0

Posted by marinasum on October 3, 2008 at 1:20 PM PDT

Earlier this week, Sun announced Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0, the commercial release of the OpenSSO Project.

How to Deploy OpenSSO on GlassFish

Posted by marinasum on September 30, 2008 at 7:36 AM PDT

OpenSSO, Sun's open-source project for access management and federation, has been gaining momentum since its inception in 2005 and now boasts a membership of over 700.