Monday, September 04, 2006

Vol 102, Issue 5: 28 August, 2006 - 03 September, 2006or

Sun kicks off its 9th worldwide "Sun Tech Days" series of technical seminars. The Atlanta OpenSolaris User Group will host Ryan Matteson talking about the "DTrace Toolkit" on September 12th.

Fostering communities: that's what the new OpenSPARC and Italian OpenSolaris online portals are doing. Each gives developers and others the opportunity to participate and contribute to these open source projects. See articles [16900] and [16942] for details.

More awards for Sun this week, this time for the Sun Java Composite Application Suite (Java CAPS), a flexible and scalable integration solution that enables financial institutions to make the most of new solutions; see [16920].

We cover more of Sun's new Sun Fire mid-range servers: the E4900 and E6900 servers [16919], the Sun Fire E2900 server [16914], and the Sun Fire X4100 server [16905], an x64 server. Also in News, read how Sun's x64 servers beat out HP when a genome research center re-evaluated its server needs [16931].

To keep everything up and running better, Sun has enhanced its SunSpectrum Service Plan coverage without adding to the cost [16894]. The Sun i-Runbook Service is designed to help customers manage their data center operations more effectively; see article [16913] for details.

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