This week at LinuxWorld, Sun Microsystems previewed a number of products and
roadmaps for Linux support of the Sun Java Enterprise System, Java Studio
development tools, and new AMD Opteron processor-based x86 systems.
The innovations previewed at LinuxWorld are focused on three key areas:
1) Next-generation desktop technologies including the next version of the Sun
Java Desktop System, future management features for the Java Desktop System
that allow full control over the desktop experience, Linux on ultra-thin Sun
Ray client systems and a radical new 3-D, Java technology-based PC interface
(code named "Project Looking Glass").
2) Enterprise Software and Hardware: Sun will demonstrate the Sun Java
Enterprise System at its LinuxWorld booth, January 21-23. The Java Enterprise
System began shipping in December 2003 and will be available supporting the
Linux OS later thi... (more)
The Yahoo Freeze
Yahoo's new CEO Carol Bartz froze salaries Wednesday.
Intel Questioning AMD's x86 License
AMD told the SEC that it rejected Intel's suggestion that its acquisition of
ATI and its creation of the so-called Foundry Company manufacturing spin-off
breached provisions in their age-old cross-license agreement. The terms of
the pact, though perpetual, come up for renewal this year. Intel's getting
back for all the antitrust trouble AMD has caused it.
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Linux.SYS-CON.com's senior contributing analyst, Bill Claybrook, spoke with
John Loiacono, executive vice president of Sun Microsystem's Software Group
about his new job, and what he has in store for Sun's Linux strategy.
You replaced Jonathan Schwartz several months ago as Sun's software leader.
Jonathan was very visible. Is this the way you are going to do it?
In my previous job as VP of Sun's operating platforms group, I was more
visible than over the past few months simply because we were making some
changes internally regarding implementation strategy. Not the strategy
Sun Microsystems has announced that the University of Southern California
(USC) Center for High-Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC), a
worldwide leader among research computing centers, has added Sun
Microsystems' leading dual-core Sun Fire V20z x64 (x86, 64-bit) servers
powered with the AMD Opteron processors to its powerful supercomputer
USC purchased 360 dual-core Sun Fire V20z servers for the HPCC supercomputer
cluster, selecting them for their advanced cooling capabilities, smaller form
factor, energy efficiency and superior price/performance. Driven by ... (more)
Cassatt Corporation announced that it is delivering its unique combination of
automation and virtualization for enterprise applications running on the Sun
Solaris 10 Operating System.
Download Cassatt Whitpaper here.
Typical enterprise IT environments have as much as 90% of their hardware and
software resources sitting idle at any given time, in anticipation of usage
spikes. The Cassatt software, called Collage, creates a dynamic, virtual
pool of resources that business applications can draw from, using existing
software, servers, and networks. Cassatt then uses goal-driven a... (more)