- Plotting the next Internet
by Amy Finley
- What are the two major initiatives for decongesting the Internet? The Next Generation Internet and Internet2 are dissected.
- Battening down the hatches
by Chuck Musciano
- How can you implement mainframe-style access control in Unix?
- Cobol programming in the Java world
by Robert E. Lee
- What are your options for making the Cobol conversion?
- Microsoft: Unix powerhouse?
by Robert McMillan
- A peek at Mr. Gates's Unix development team.
Top news stories
Oracle expands support for Java across product line
by Torsten Busse
- Oracle will serve up Java in various blends.
Fujitsu, Sun form partnership to keep Solaris's lead on NT
by Rob Guth
- Fujitsu joins NCR on Solaris-Merced commitment.
Freeware gathers steam with first dedicated summit
by James Niccolai
- Creators of Perl, Linux, BIND, Sendmail among the participants.
- Sun unleashes Java 3D API beta
by Stephanie Steenbergen
- Does it complement or conflict with VRML?
- Netscape releases Communicator 5.0 source code
by Nancy Weil and Jeff Walsh
- Company bets its future on the power of free software.
- Career Advisor:
The market is booming for Unix contractors and consultants -- will it stay that way?
by Edgar Saadi
- When is it time to make the move from contracting to a full-time position? Plus, the anxieties of a sysadmin and a new project manager who are longing to get back to their programming roots.
- IT Architect:
Planning your middleware strategy
by Jason May
- Architecting the software that moves information around in your network.
Whitfield Diffie says your privacy is on the line
by Bill Rosenblatt
- According to one of the inventors of public-key encryption, when it comes to Internet security we should be less concerned with cyber-fraud than with the FBI.
- Readers Speak Out: Letters to the Editor
- IT Architect looks like a hit, another look at cable modems, and more.
- Eye on the competition: Up-to-the-minute news on Sun's rivals
by IDG News Service
- IBM unveils RS/6000 successor to Deep Blue. HP-UX to get LDAP, Iona ORB. Hitachi moves to HP's Unix. HP remains opposed to Sun's Java standardization process. Also, HP drops prices on Visualize workstations.
(5 stories posted)
- PeopleSoft aims at international arena with upgrade
by Marc Ferranti
- Hopes to give SAP a run for its money.
SunSpots: The latest tidbits on Sun deals and product news
by IDG News Service
- Sun announces new midrange servers, ERP software. Sun axes planet business structure in favor of new divisions. Sun acquisition rumors buoy Netscape stock. Big Post Office contract for Sun. Despite slow sales in Asia, Sun's revenue, earnings up in Q3. IBM, Sun to co-develop new Java OS. (11 stories posted)
The Internet Files: news on the latest Internet standards and struggles
by IDG News Service staff
- Internet should be free of regulation, U.S. Commerce Dept. says. Gore unveils high-speed Internet2. Domain name infrastructure fund ruled illegal. Potential $35 billion price tag on U.S. encryption policy.
(6 stories posted)
- SunWorld's Net News Central
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- Your quick resource for Sun-related headlines on the World Wide Web -- including links to full-length articles.
- New products
- If it runs on, plugs into, or talks to Sun, SPARC, or Solaris, it's here in the industry's most comprehensive and timely new product listing.
Moving to a new standard -- HTML gets a makeover, part 1
by Chuck Musciano
- A look at new table tags in HTML 4.0.
Fiddling around with files, part 3
by Jim Mauro
- We jump into symbolic links, file access modes, and other file "bits."
Security: Pete's Wicked World --
Designing secure software
by Peter Galvin
- A methodology for avoiding the security holes that drive you mad.
Prying into processes and workloads
by Adrian Cockcroft
- A new way of looking at per-process information and techniques for summarizing processes into workloads.
Wireless services: A freedom from location
by Rawn Shah
- An examination of the types of wireless services and how they work.
- Unix 101:
by Mo Budlong
- The use of signals along with trap and kill commands to end processes.
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