Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Vol 93 Issue 5: November 28th - December 4th, 2005

Sun releases the Solaris Enterprise System, offering free access to the Sun Java[tm] Enterprise System, N1[tm] Management software and multiple Sun developer tools bundled with the Solaris[tm] 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) with PostgreSQL open-source database [15519]. Also in Sun News, eBay selects Sun Fire[tm] x64 (x86, 64-bit) servers and Sun StorEdge[tm] systems to bolster its search environment [15520]; Latin America is embracing the Solaris 10 OS [15492]; and two Sun customers make the 2005 InfoWorld 100 Awards list [15521].

Sun Executive VP of the Software Group John Loiacono discusses the next release of the Solaris OS [15493] in the Features section that also includes a summary of Sun Executive VP and CTO Greg Papadopoulos' recent weblog on microsystems and microprocessors [15518].

RoHS-compliant hardware releases include the new Sun[tm] Quad GigaSwift PCI-X Adapter [15509], Sun PCI-E Dual GigaEthernet [15510] and Sun Type 7 keyboard and optical scroll mouse [15501].

The technology preview release 11/05 of the Sun Java[tm] Studio Enterprise is available for download [15465] as is the Sun Java[tm] Studio Creator 2004Q2 Update 9 [15451]. An article reviews the Query Editor in Java Studio Creator 2 [15495], and if you have any further queries regarding the Java Studio Creator 2, now is the time to Ask the Experts [15496].

The Sun Fire[tm] E25K and Sun Fire[tm] E6900 servers have set new world record benchmarks [15527]. And, learn more about the Sun Fire[tm] T2000 server with CoolThreads[tm] technology [15515].

In the SysAdmin's Section, a new BigAdmin[sm] page provides a System Administration Guide to Solaris[tm] Containers [15491]. A recent article explains the benefits of an SOA registry-repository [15487], while another discusses the variety of means available to backup zone configurations and data on systems [15490].

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