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The wiser, gentler data warehouse by Julie Bort
In the past few years, data warehousing methodologies have matured. Everything we've learned is here in a comprehensive guide to get your data warehouse project off the ground and to help prevent a nose dive. (5,900 words)

Running Windows 95 under Solaris -- Is it smooth sailing now? by Rick Cook
Surprise -- Win 95/Solaris integration is much easier these days. Here we examine both the Unix NFS and the Microsoft CIFS approach. (1,900 words)

What will the corporate computing infrastructure look like in the year 2000? by Barry D. Bowen
We hear from Sun executives and industry pundits about their expectations for desktops, servers, networks, and more. (3,500 words)

Pursuing Unix and Windows NT coexistence by Dave Herdman
In part two of this series, we detail Unix/NT coexistence strategies in porting Unix applications to NT, file sharing, and IP address managment using NT. (2,400 words)


Sun looking to acquire Encore storage technology by Robert McMillan
The $185 million deal could save Encore and give Sun a foot in the door to the data center. (600 words)

Sun puts pressure on U.S. encryption policy by Robert McMillan
Sun finds loophole in U.S. encryption policy by licensing Russian software. (850 words)

Who will run the Internet next year? by Robert McMillan
The debate over top-level domains is about more than whether to add .firm or .shop. It is about who is going to be running the Internet in April 1998. (2,600 words)

Java six votes away from being rejected by U.S. ISO contingent by Robert McMillan
Sun's control of the Java specification has raised concerns within the JTC 1 TAG -- the body will form the U.S. policy on Java standardization through the ISO. (750 words)

Networld+Interop: Gigabit Ethernet -- Breaking the billion bit per second barrier by Robert E. Lee
Ready for Gigabit Ethernet? See what we can expect from Sun, including additions to SunSwitch. (1,100 words)

Sun to OEM Alteon's Gigabit Ethernet products by Robert McMillan
Sun hints it may want to "own" its own Gigabit Ethernet technology. (350 words)

DMTF approves CIM 1.0 -- but will vendors bite? by Robert McMillan
When will this object-oriented management data model make its way into product plans? (750 words)

The Internet Files: news on the latest Internet standards and struggles by IDG News Service staff
Governments should stay out of e-commerce, Vint Cerf's comments on the new ISP group, IOPS.ORG and more! (9 stories posted)

SunSpots: the latest tidbits on Sun deals and product news by IDG News Service staff
Check Point says its SunSoft dependence is decreasing; McNealy visits China and laments U.S. trade restrictions. (1,600 words)

Eye on the competition: HP says its new high-end V2200 Enterprise Server will leave the Ultra Enterprise 10000 in the dust -- someday by IDG News Service staff
Microsoft promises NT 4.0 Enterprise Edition will scale. Plus, find out who's suing Intel these days. (8 stories posted)

SunWorld's Net News Central compiled by Craig Knudsen
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.


Career Advisor: Managing your career in software development by Edgar Saadi
Ten things you should know for starting -- and staying on top of -- your career. (1,200 words)

Webmaster: Who's really winning the browser and Web server wars? by Chuck Musciano
While Microsoft and Netscape slug it out on the client side, the Web server market is dominated by another player. (1,700 words)

Security: Pete's Wicked World: On the road again -- SANS '97 by Peter Galvin
Missed out on SANS '97? Read this and become a virtual attendee. We highlight advice on countering espionage and on Web server security. (2,700 words)

Sysadmin: ARP networking tricks by Hal Stern
Slow network connections, machines that can't boot, and white lies told in response to ARP requests are just some things that make the ARP protocol persnickety. We give you tips for combating these problems. (2,500 words)

Performance Q&A: The memory go round by Adrian Cockcroft
Confused by "free memory?" We explain its role, how it flows, when to tune it, and what to change. (2,600 words)

Connectivity: Unraveling ATM, part two by Rawn Shah
In our second look at asynchronous transfer mode, we investigate ATM service classes and reveal how they affect your network's quality of service and data traffic behavior. (2,500 words)

Bill's Bookshelf: How is networked digital technology changing the economy? by Bill Rosenblatt
Paradigm Shift author Don Tapscott slices and dices his vision of the emerging, digital economy. Plus: Bill challenges your musical knowledge in a contest! (3,100)

Unix 101: Processing files with awk, part two by Mo Budlong
In this second of two columns on the awk programming utility, we show you how to print reports with awk's print and printf commands. (2,600 words)

Unix Enterprise: The New Enterprise IT Services Model -- What are the building blocks? by Harris Kern and Randy Johnson
We define the 3 main components of a distributed computing infrastructure and point out potential trouble areas. (1,000 words)

Reader Letters
Answers to your questions about Solaris 2.5 support, IMAP mail servers, and stack overflow errors.


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