- Ultra Computing unveiled
By Mark Cappel
- Under the Big Top, Sun announces a high-powered "sweet-spot" workstation and a high-end
MP desktop that sets a new floating-point record.
- A look at Ultra hardware
By George Lawton
- A well-integrated system boosts Ultra series performance.
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- Solaris 2.5
By Michael O'Connell
- The software behind the hardware.
- Zander interview
By Cate Corcoran
- Ed Zander, president of SMCC, speaks out on the state of Sun's
competition, Sun's market-share, Java, and UltraSPARC.
- UltraSPARC excites VARs and ISVs
By Barry Bowen
- Sun's VAR and ISV community giddy over UltraSPARC.
- A rising tide lifts all ships
By Barry Bowen
- SPARC compatible vendors eye UltraSPARC with interest.
Ultra Computing debut: You are there
By Erica Liederman
- Behind the scenes at the Ultra 1 and 2 introduction in Menlo Park, CA.
Includes audio reactions from users who witnessed the event.
- `Java Day' event: You are there
- Couldn't get a ticket for the hottest show in Silicon Valley?
Here's what our reporter saw and heard at the event that was
equal parts tent revival and technical conference.
- Sun goes Hollywood
- Pixar produces Disney's new Toy Story animated feature film
using a wall of SPARCstations. We take a look backstage.
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- Take a peek at Sun's next generation: The UltraSPARC II
- As it prepares to ship UltraSPARC I-based computers, Sun
debuts a blazing follow-on at Microprocessor Forum.
- Sun's network blueprint: Tomorrow's technology today
- Sun uses Internet technology to tie together its whole
networking strategy -- with the promise to upgrade your
LAN capability fast.
- New products:
- If it runs on, plugs into, or talks to Sun/SPARC/Solaris, it's here,
in the industry's most timely and comprehensive new-product
- The golden gateway
by Hal Stern
- Before you leap into all-or-nothing client/server re-engineering,
consider how gateway servers can let you get started at lower risk --
to your firm and to your job.
- Review-Comparison: PC X-servers grow up
by Ken Phillips
- We test and profile four utilities that let Windows PCs talk to Unix
machines and to the Internet. We find features and performance that
rival X terminals.
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- My Year with Scott
by Barbara Gordon
- Spend a year as the strong right arm of S. McNealy and learn a few
things. If you survive the road trips, that is.
By Walter Bays
- SPEC releases an update to its industry-standard benchmark.
- Java Developer
by Rinaldo DiGiorgio
- Debut of our new monthly column dedicated to the revolutionary new
language sweeping the world. This month: Features and advantages; a
comparison of the alpha and Java Developers Kit versions; some code
examples -- in short, Why Java Is Good.
by Peter Galvin
- Is there a fox in the henhouse? Here are tools that will help you find
by Hal Stern
- A hands-on primer on TCP/IP.
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- Performance Q&A
by Adrian Cockcroft
- When is 64-bit faster? A comprehensive look at the underlying
technology reveals benefits -- and drawbacks.
by Rawn Shah
- Networking in Windows 95: Bending WinNet to your will.
by Bill Rosenblatt
- Spotlight on Documentum, a flagship product in the emerging enterprise
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- by Harris Kern and Randy Johnson
Performance monitoring and capacity planning: What you need to know
when configuring a server for client/server computing.
- Career Advisor
by Edgar Saadi
- The NT career question asked, and answered honestly.
- From the publisher
by Michael McCarthy
- Take our site -- please! Or, the wonders of mirroring SunWorld