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Putting Perl together by Cameron Laird and Kathryn Soraiz
10 common Perl architectures and how to use them. (3,600 words)

The Intelligent Storage Network: Sun's latest pursuit by Rick Cook
Building on its Java and Encore Computer Corp. technologies, Sun makes a big play for distributed storage. (2,500 words)

When disaster hits will you be ready? by Chuck Musciano
A little planning can make disaster recovery easier with Unix than on the mainframe. (2,700 words)

Ready, SET... wait by Kristi Essick, Torsten Busse, and Rob Guth
Why is the Secure Electronic Transaction protocol taking so long to get off the ground? (2,100 words)


Top news stories

Baratz gives Microsoft strategy lesson by Robert McMillan
Sun's Java software president says Microsoft could have done a better job of corrupting Java. (600 words)

Microsoft to support basic Unix services with NT add-on pack by Stephanie Steenbergen
Will it help or hurt Unix? (600 words)

Sun expands beta testing for its 64-bit operating environment by Stephanie Steenbergen
New version set for September release. (600 words)

Tivoli announces strengthened ties to Compaq, Sun by Marc Ferranti
Companies want to make life easier for systems administrators. (400 words)

Sun asks court to block Windows 98 with Java incompatibilities by Marc Ferranti
Java to ship in Windows 98 called "tainted code." (650 words)

Sun's new Darwin: How's it faring? by Stephanie Steenbergen
Sun drops prices on its low-cost line. (600 words)

NCI turns two -- where's the company headed now? by Stephanie Steenbergen
Sub-$1,000 PCs and executive turnover spell changes for Larry Ellison's start-up. (1,500 words)

Sun claims ownership of midrange server space by Rebecca Sykes and Mary Lisbeth D'Amico
Announces new Ultra Enterprise servers, new partnerships with ERP vendors. (1,000 words)


Career Advisor: What to do when your boss keeps you waiting for your raise by Edgar Saadi
Also, now that you've been given the honor of starting a new team, what's the best way to go about the hiring process? (1,500)

IT Architect: The anatomy of the virtual corporation by Glenn Kimball
There's a lot to consider when you're aligning business models with technology. (3,100 words)

Bill's Bookshelf Bill's Bookshelf: Michael Dertouzos tells us what will be by Bill Rosenblatt
MIT computer science guru lays out his vision of the future. (2,200 words)

Readers Speak Out: Letters to the Editor
Solaris internals steal the show this month. Find out about Solaris doors, the swap system, and freeing kernel locks. Readers also comment on the next Internet and April's IT Architect.

More news

Eye on the competition Eye on the competition: Up-to-the-minute news on Sun's rivals by IDG News Service staff
HP's e-commerce strategy promises quality of service. IBM launches network security software. SCO upgrades Tarantella; HP licenses HP-UX to Hitachi, NEC, and Stratus. (4 stories posted)

PC company, Compaq, faces challenge in Digital acquisition by Marc Ferranti
CEO Pfeiffer outlines role of Compaq's Unix at CA-World. (800 words)

SunSpots SunSpots: The latest tidbits on Sun deals and product news by IDG News Service staff

Sun signs pact to push Java in Singapore. Sun, TCI expand deal for Java, set-top box. Sun, IBM partner on decision support. (3 stories posted)

The Internet Files The Internet Files: news on the latest Internet standards and struggles by IDG News Service staff
Clinton takes steps to guard U.S. against cyberattacks. White House announces Internet privacy plan. U.K.'s long-awaited encryption plan leaves questions unanswered. (3 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.


Webmaster: Moving to a new standard -- HTML gets a makeover, part 2 by Chuck Musciano
HTML 4.0 forms play catch-up with their flashier alternatives. (2,000 words)

Inside Solaris: Fiddling around with files, part 4 by Jim Mauro
File flags, file structure, vnode, and inode...the file fun continues! (3,000 words)

Security: Pete's Wicked World -- Web server wiles '98, part 1 by Peter Galvin and Carole Fennelly
Worried about your Web server? We show you how to secure it using a padded cell. (3,000 words)

Performance Q&A: Processor partitioning by Adrian Cockcroft
How to keep one workload from hogging your CPU. (1,500 words)

Connectivity: Wireless LANs finally make their way to standardization by Rawn Shah
How does this new IEEE wireless LAN standard (802.11) really work? (2,300 words)

Unix 101: Small fry Unix commands can get the job done by Mo Budlong
A look at tail and date. (1,700 words)


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