Sunday, November 20, 2005

Vol 93 Issue 3: November 14th to 20th, 2005

Eco-responsibility and high performance computing (HPC) headline this week's edition with the eco-responsible Niagara chip being formerly introduced as the UltraSPARC[R] T1 with release set for this year [15441]. Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy shared his thoughts on the upcoming UltraSPARC T1 [15447]. A new "TeraFLOP to Go" program and early access to the upcoming Sun HPC ClusterTools[tm] 6 software [15450] also were announced. Sun has opened a new Sun Solution Center for HPC in Oregon [15425] and will be building Japan's largest supercomputer for the Tokyo Institute of Technology [15448].

The company's focus on designing for the environment [15445] is the topic of two feature articles - one of which examines the new x64 server line [15402]. Additionally, Sun has joined with the EPA in launching a series of high-level conferences focusing on eco-responsibility [15440].

A Sun Java[tm] Web Infrastructure Suite promotion for Sun Fire[tm] x64 servers [15286] tops the Entry Level Servers section, which also includes information on the Sun Fire[tm] V40z server with the new AMD Opteron Model 854 [15281] and why Sun Fire[tm] X4200 servers have been chosen to replace over 20 Intel servers [15418].

In Java[tm] Technology, developers are challenged to crack Mustang's new Java verifier [15383] and the deadline for the 2006 JavaOne[sm] Conference Call for Papers is almost here [15404].

Developers are invited to compete for Sun Ultra[tm] 20 Workstations [15426]. Also learn about building web-service clients in the Sun Java[tm] Studio Enterprise [15438], the new system tray functionality in Mustang [15424] and using Adventure Builder for mutual authentication in web services [15379].

Education users have free Sun development tools available to them [15381]. Find out why Western Michigan University [15271] and the University of Delaware [15380] are choosing Sun technologies.

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