Sun announcements this week include the decision to open source its entire digital rights management technologies, known as "Project DReaM" ; the launch of its Java Teaching Innovations Portal designed to offer secondary and higher education students and teachers Java[tm] technology-based curriculum ; new Database Packs offering Oracle Database 10g on Sun Fire[tm] x64 servers ; and Gartner's report that Sun is the leading UNIXR platform server vendor in both revenue and unit shipments .
The Sun Grid has proven it can cut transaction time from days to less than one hour with CDO2 . Sun's partner program will be offering new incentives for its members . And, Dygra Films upgraded to Sun systems and improved its 3D animation process by 50 percent .
In Features, read about Project Honeycomb's transfer to the Network Storage Group  and Sun's latest application switch - the N2000 Series .
New storage announcements include ATO configurations for the Sun StorEdge[tm] 5310 NAS Appliance ; Sun StorEdge[tm] 9900 Series HiCommand Protection Manager 4.1 ; Sun StorEdge[tm] L8500 Pass Thru Port ; Sun StorEdge[tm] PCI Single Channel Ultra320 Low Profile SCSI HBA ; and Sun StorEdge[tm] 6130 Array's five-drive controller tray configurations .
Learn how SunSM Services is driving IT as a service . Two Service products have been updated - the Sun[tm] Update Connection Services, System Edition  and SunSM i-Runbook Service part numbers .
The SysAdmin's section covers a white paper on the IP Multimedia Subsystem ; a technical brief on COTS-based telecom infrastructures ; and best practices for Oracle database in Solaris[tm] Containers .
In FOSS, Build 20 of OpenSolaris is available for download . Sun has joined seven other vendors in SAML 2.0 interoperability certification . The Open Group created a certification program to validate the interoperability skills of IT architects . IT managers considering open source might want to read an O'Reilly publication entitled, "Open Source for the Enterprise" . An identity theft lexicon is in the works to help standardized regulations  and the Open Source Development Labs' new Patent Commons Project hopes to assist developers with patent infringement .
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