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Sun’s JavaFX Enters Apollo, Silverlight Footrace

Sun Microsystems is previewing a new family of Java-based solutions for creating and deploying rich Internet applications for use on mobile handsets, set-top boxes, PC desktops and anywhere else the Java Runtime Environment is deployed. Sun previewed the solutions, organized under the name "JavaFX,"...

Sun, Fujitsu Alliance Yields Six New Sparc Enterprise Servers

Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu have released the Sparc Enterprise Server line, six new servers designed to address a growing demand for increased computing power and energy efficiency. The companies introduced the T1000 and T2000 entry-level servers that run on the Sun-designed UltraSparc T1 processor...

Debian Founder Finds Spot in Sun

Sun Microsystems on Monday named Ian Murdock -- the founder of the Debian version of Linux -- its new chief operating platforms officer in charge of working with Linux and the newly open source Solaris, according to a company blog. Murdock, who has held various posts involving the open source operat...

Sun Unveils GlassFish V2 Beta for Web 2.0 and SOA Development

Sun Microsystems on Monday announced the immediate availability of the GlassFish V2 Beta. Sun also unveiled its new Web Developer Pack as well as the creation of a Java Specification Request 311. GlassFish V2 Beta adds the enterprise features found on Sun's Java System Application Server Enterprise ...

Sun Opens Darkstar to Win Over Online Game Developers

Sun Microsystems, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this week, announced it would open source its online game server platform, called "Project Darkstar," which is written entirely in Java technology. The source code for Project Darkstar will become available under a general public l...

Sun’s Solaris 10 Highly Vulnerable to Unlikely Telnet Exploit

Sun Microsystems, Secunia, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team and other security agencies have issued alerts for a somewhat oxymoronic telnet vulnerability in the Sun Solaris 10 operating system. The vulnerability is oxymoronic because, while it's possible for a hacker to gain poten...

Sun to Provide ODF Plug-In for Microsoft Office

Sun Microsystems is releasing a plug-in for Microsoft Office 2003 that will provide a translation between the file format and OpenDocument Format for Office Applications, according to the company. The early access version of the ODF plug-in allows for the seamless two-way conversion of Microsoft Off...

Sun Goes After Red Hat, Discounts Solaris Support Plans

Sun Microsystems is gunning for Red Hat, with updated support pricing in conjunction with an update of its Solaris 10 operating system, the company announced Tuesday. The updated operating system, open source Solaris 10 11/06, comes with support subscriptions at what Sun describes as half the price ...

Sun Opens Java to Developers

Despite a somewhat clumsy history with the free and open source software community, Sun Microsystems Monday opened Java to software developers under the GPL. The long-rumored move was a departure from the company's expected plan -- to release Java under the same license that governs its OpenSolaris ...

Sun CEO: Java Code Coming by Year End

Picking up the pace after somewhat of a piecemeal approach to open sourcing the Java programming language over the last several months, Sun Microsystems Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Schwartz said the company will open the core Java code to the community by year's end. Speaking at Oracle OpenWorl...

Solaris, Sun Fire Chosen to Help Power Internet

Sun Microsystems and the Internet Systems Consortium, a nonprofit corporation that provides infrastructure for the global Domain Name System, announced Wednesday that the ISC chose the free and open source Solaris 10 Operating System and Sun Fire x64 server as an F-root server, one of the 13 root DN...

Sun, Laszlo Enter Mobile Platform Partnership

Java backer Sun Microsystems and open source application development player Laszlo Systems have announced a partnership to support OpenLaszlo applications on Java Micro Edition devices. The two companies said the deal will boost the portability and flexibility of both products, and would form the ba...

Sun Creates Advisory Board to Spur OpenSPARC Development

Sun Microsystems on Monday announced the creation of an independent OpenSPARC Community Advisory Board. The board is chartered with setting the direction for the OpenSPARC community, which fosters the creation of tools and derivative chip designs based on Sun's UltraSPARC T1 processor. OpenSPARC now...

Sun Sticks to Slow, Steady Road for Open Sourcing Java

Sun Microsystems last week open sourced another chunk of Java development code, but some are criticizing the company for not declaring all of Java open source at once and under the same open source license. Sun released source code for Java Mobile Edition development tools under the Common Developme...

Sun Open Sources Java Mobile Edition Development Tools

Sun Microsystems announced this week the availability of source code for its NetBeans Mobility Pack and NetBeans Mobility Pack for CDC, which will be released under the OSI-compliant Common Development and Distribution License. The tools are intended to simplify and speed the creation of applicatio...

Sun Serves the Data Center

In an attempt to push ahead in the competitive server market, Sun Microsystems on Tuesday unveiled three high-end products for use in data centers as part of its x86 server platform. Included in the announcement are a 16-way x64 server, a hybrid data server and a blade platform. The three new x64 se...

Sun Signs On With OpenAJAX Alliance and Dojo Foundation

Sun Microsystems will continue its ongoing investment in open source and the AJAX application model by joining the OpenAJAX Alliance and Dojo Foundation, the company said. Sun intends to drive open standards for AJAX programming and increase interoperability across AJAX technologies through its part...

Sun Steers Ubuntu Linux to Sparc

Sun Microsystems partnered with a somewhat unlikely ally as it announced Tuesday that the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system would run on its latest Sparc servers, the 'Niagara'-based Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 enterprise servers. The two may combine for a powerful server punch, as Sun's Ultra-Spar...

Sun Intros Four New Plug-Ins for NetBeans IDE

Sun Microsystems announced this week the availability of four new plug-in modules for the open source NetBeans integrated development environment. The new plug-in modules include Jackpot, Real Time Java technology, Web Services Interoperability Technology and Grid Compute Server for NetBeans. The ne...

Sun’s Promise to Open Source Java Greeted With Cheers, Skepticism

In his opening keynote speech at the 11th annual JavaOne developer conference, Sun Microsystems President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz outlined new Java solutions and open source plans in front of thousands of international attendees. "It's not a question of whether, but a question of how," Schwartz to...

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