Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Vol 88 Issue 1

New updates in Sun software are covered in this week's edition, including the N1[tm] Grid Service Provisioning System 5.0 Update 1 [14532], N1[tm] Grid Engine 6 Update 4 [14533] and the Solaris[tm] Security Toolkit 4.1 [14567]. Additionally, Sun has released a USB security script for a free download [14577].

New standard configurations for Sun Blade[tm] workstations [14574] now are available, as are Sun Ray[tm] 1G monitor bundles with 24- and 19-inch flat panel displays [14537].

Read how Sun's unique on-demand password synchronization works with the Sun Java System Directory Server [14540]. The Sun Java[tm] Studio Creator headlines two articles - one relates a company's experience integrating this Sun tool [14564] and the second lists 24 free tutorials now available on the Sun Web site [14565].

The Servers section reports on a Manugistics Benchmark that demonstrates the Sun Fire[tm] E20K outperforms the IBM P5-590 [14581] and IDC tracking reveals continued growth in the worldwide server market [14568].

Possible upcoming features for the Java[tm] 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE[tm]) 6.0 are shared by the platform's engineering team [14440]. Also in the Java section, read about some of the uncommon API features of the J2SE 5.0 [14416], how to become a certified web component developer for the Java[tm] 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition [14571] and a new book explains how to create adrenaline-fueled games with Java programming language [14563].

Enhanced SunSpectrum[sm] Service Plans have been released [14561]. Sun Services EVP shares his perspective on the channel's future [14556]. Plus, learn about two service promotions on Sun[sm] Update Connection [14530] and the Solaris Service Plans [14594].

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