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[SunWorld September 1998 table of contents]
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Is your network becoming a nightmare? by Chuck Musciano
Adding computers adds complexity. How do you keep up? (2,600 words)
Friend or foe? by Rick Cook
Does Intel really have a Java strategy? (2,100 words)
Sparking up Linux, part 2 by John Little
How to upgrade your kernel, run SunOS binaries in emulation mode, and load Linux on your Ultra. (2,200 words)

Top news stories

Spotlight on Perl
What you missed at the Perl Conference 2.0 by Vicki Brown
Didn't make it? Here's a tidy summary. (1,600 words)
You say open source, I say freeware by Robert McMillan
Different visions of the free software movement emerge at Open Source Developer Day. (900 words)
Positioning Perl to management by Stephanie Steenbergen
Are your bosses put off by Perl? Dick Hardt and panel discuss how to win 'em over. (700 words)
The Java-Apache Project by Stephanie Steenbergen
A one-year progress report from the Perl Conference. (400 words)
Regular Expressions: Plenty of headroom left for Perl by Cameron Laird and Kathryn Soraiz
Perl Conference news on JPL, XML and LDAP. Plus what will be happening at the Tcl/Tk Conference. (1600 words)

Intel unwraps plan to boost Unix sales by James Niccolai
Schismatic Unix unified? (800 words)
Sun's enterprise pitch includes integration with Windows NT by Marc Ferranti and Lynda Radosevich
Project Cascade lets NT network services run on Solaris. (400 words)
McNealy talks up Web tone, interoperability for IT architecture by Marc Ferranti
But one user thinks 'Project Cascade' is two years too late. (700 words)


Career Advisor: Silicon Valley and New York City: Gold in them thar hills by Edgar Saadi
Technological utopia or one big money pit? Also, what to do when management has you at your wit's end. (1,500 words)
IT Architect: Taking out the trash
We delve into the Java Garbage Collector. (3,100 words)
Bill's Bookshelf
Bill's Bookshelf: Is content king on the Internet? by Bill Rosenblatt
Michael Wolff's Burn Rate explores the question of the hour. (2,400 words)

Letters to the editor: Readers speak out
Readers weigh in on last month's Spotlight on Linux; author Cameron Laird replies. (600 words)

More news

SunSpots: The latest tidbits on Sun deals and product news by IDG News Service
Sun opens Jini spec for review. Sun targeting Japanese manufacturers with Jini. Baratz feels heat from Microsoft lawyers in Java case. Sun's Gosling also testifies. (10 stories posted)

Eye on the competition
Eye on the Competition: Up-to-the-minute news on Sun's rivals by IDG News Service
IBM folds transaction server technologies into WebSphere. Compaq, Microsoft outline plan for NT, Unix interoperability. IBM delivers its first copper chips. HP launches low-cost workgroup hubs, switches. Microsoft lowers pricing on NT upgrades. (5 stories posted)

Sun, Microsoft offer judge differing lessons on Java by James Niccolai
Judge in Sun-Microsoft lawsuit gets a Java Visual J++ tutorial. (1,100 words)
Scriptics Corp. to release TclPro 1.0 by Stephanie Steenbergen
What's John Ousterhout's business model? (500 words)
The Internet Files
The Internet Files: News on the latest Internet standards and struggles by IDG News Service
Magaziner says domain name plan lacks consensus. EFF opposes new domain name proposal. U.S. House approves compromise bill on worker visas. Proposal for new Internet organization goes public. (7 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: Building better site visibility by Chuck Musciano
How do you go about increasing your exposure on the Web? (2,100 words)
Inside Solaris: The Solaris process model, part 2 by Jim Mauro
We peel back the next layer in our examination of Solaris processes and threads. (2,700 words)
Security: Pete's Wicked World -- Me and my SHADOW by Peter Galvin and James Triplett
Using the new SHADOW intrusion detection software with Solaris. (3,100 words)
Performance Q&A: Do collision levels accurately tell you what you need to know about your Ethernet? by Adrian Cockcroft
Are there better network monitoring alternatives available? (1,600 words)
Connectivity: The evolution of storage clustering by Rawn Shah
Take a trip through the progression of storage clustering -- from disk sharing to the storage area network. (2,300 words)
Unix 101: Little big man by Mo Budlong
A look at the small but powerful ls command. (2,800 words)


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