New updates in Sun software are covered in this week's edition, including the N1[tm] Grid Service Provisioning System 5.0 Update 1 , N1[tm] Grid Engine 6 Update 4  and the Solaris[tm] Security Toolkit 4.1 . Additionally, Sun has released a USB security script for a free download .
New standard configurations for Sun Blade[tm] workstations  now are available, as are Sun Ray[tm] 1G monitor bundles with 24- and 19-inch flat panel displays .
Read how Sun's unique on-demand password synchronization works with the Sun Java System Directory Server . The Sun Java[tm] Studio Creator headlines two articles - one relates a company's experience integrating this Sun tool  and the second lists 24 free tutorials now available on the Sun Web site .
The Servers section reports on a Manugistics Benchmark that demonstrates the Sun Fire[tm] E20K outperforms the IBM P5-590  and IDC tracking reveals continued growth in the worldwide server market .
Possible upcoming features for the Java[tm] 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE[tm]) 6.0 are shared by the platform's engineering team . Also in the Java section, read about some of the uncommon API features of the J2SE 5.0 , how to become a certified web component developer for the Java[tm] 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition  and a new book explains how to create adrenaline-fueled games with Java programming language .
Enhanced SunSpectrum[sm] Service Plans have been released . Sun Services EVP shares his perspective on the channel's future . Plus, learn about two service promotions on Sun[sm] Update Connection  and the Solaris Service Plans .
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