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Java in the Enterprise, part 2 by Joel Scotkin
Find out why application architects are jazzed about Java. (2,000 words)
Has Microsoft created an "open" technology in Active Server Pages? by Robert E. Lee
Rob studies the issue from both sides while comparing ASP with JavaServer Pages. (1,800 words)
More than just another pretty name by Rob Guth
The singles bar way of computing. Why is the world jazzed on Jini? (2,200 words)

Spotlight on Linux
Linus on Linux by Robert McMillan
An interview with the creator of Linux. (2,100 words)
Sparking up Linux by John Little
A step-by-step guide to installing and configuring Linux on your SPARC. (3,000 words)
Linux versus NT by Cameron Laird
Feature wars! We compare Linux to NT and Solaris. (800 words)


Top news stories

Spotlight on Linux
Red Hat remasters buggy Linux for SPARC release by John Little
Multiprocessor kernel default sends Sun4c machines into a panic. (400 words)
Growing up Linux by Robert McMillan
Intel, Sun, and Oracle have all jumped on the Linux bandwagon. Why? (1,000 words)
Reader survey results: Free software counts! by Robert McMillan
SunWorld readers describe their open source habits. (1,000  words)

Sun, Lucent to deliver unified messaging platform by Torsten Busse
Solaris to be backbone of new message systems for telecos and ISPs. (400 words)
Tadpole Technology purchases major competitor RDI Computer Corporation by Stephanie Steenbergen
Unix-based mobile computer manufacturers shrink to one. (240 words)
Data Warehouse World: Checking out success, failure, and myth by Marc Ferranti
"Father" of data warehousing calls press reports of project failures "poppycock." (1,000 words)


Career Advisor: Education and experience -- too much, not enough? by Edgar Saadi
Finding the employment sweet spot for the position you want. (1,400 words)
Regular Expressions: 1998 -- Breakthrough year for scripting by Cameron Laird & Kathryn Soraiz
Python opens up its source code. Plus news on MetaCard, WSH, Lua, Tcl, and Perl. Check out this brand new column on scripting news. (2,200 words)
IT Architect: The architect's role in package application integration by Steve Gunnell
Read this before you implement that new ERP package. (2,700 words)
Bill's Bookshelf
Bill's Bookshelf: Internet business for dummi(C)e(O)s by Bill Rosenblatt
Unleashing the Killer App could be required reading for your manager. (2,300 words)

Letters to the editor Readers speak out
To consult or not to consult: That is the question for Edgar Saadi. Plus: Tips on integrating NDS with Syntax and solving the "NFS Server not responding" error. (1,500 words)

More news

The buzz on the bug by Stephanie Steenbergen
How does the e-mail security bug affect Solaris users? (1,000 words)
The Internet Files
The Internet Files: News on the latest Internet standards and struggles by IDG News Service
Plan for new domain name organization almost finalized; Al Gore outlines new privacy initiative; Europe debates the U.S. plan for Internet governance. (5 stories posted)

SunSpots: The latest tidbits on Sun deals and product news by IDG News Service
Sun useability expert forms start-up. Solaris now free for students and code hackers. IBM and Sun release JavaOS for Business. And Bill Joy joins the Novell board of directors. (5 stories posted)

Eye on the competition
Eye on the Competition: Up-to-the-minute news on Sun's rivals by IDG News Service
SCO Forum: Tarantella upgrade, new release of OpenServer. Nasdaq taps NT for surveillance system. (5 stories posted)

New products by John J. McLaughlin
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: Outsourcing your Web site, part 2 by Chuck Musciano
Finding an outsourcing partner is kind of like going on a blind date; here's how to prepare yourself. (2,200 words)
Inside Solaris: Peeling back the process layers by Jim Mauro
Jim explains the Solaris implementation of processes, threads, and lightweight processes. (2,600 words)
Security: Pete's Wicked World -- The Unix Secure Programming FAQ by Peter Galvin
Gene Spafford and Matt Bishop lend a hand in creating this guide to secure programming in Unix. (2,000 words)
Performance Q&A: Unlocking the kernel by Adrian Cockcroft
How you can monitor mutex contention and decide what to do when it becomes a problem. (4,000 words)
Connectivity: What exactly is a cluster anyway? by Rawn Shaw
And why you should care. (2,300 words)
Unix 101: Four fun Unix commands by Mo Budlong
Mo ends his series on short Unix commands with basename, dirname, time, and tee. (2,000 words)


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