Overview: Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
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A Guide to Lower Database TCO by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. May 07, 2008 - In this white paper, you'll learn how organizations such as Sabre Holdings, Cox Communications, and NASA have improved database reliability, performance and TCO using MySQL. You'll also see how these techniques can apply in your organization.
Accelerating Performance and Reducing Costs for Data-Intensive High Performance Computing (HPC) Workflows by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 01, 2009 - Read this white paper to learn about how you can deliver the necessary I/O throughput for HPC applications. It will also cover Sun's offerings for addressing HPC challenges in the form of flash technology, network attached storage, parallel storage, and archive solutions.
Architecting Cost-effective Scalable Oracle Data Warehouses by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. May 28, 2009 - This paper describes reference configuration and sizing information for Oracle data warehouses on Sun servers for small, medium, and large solutions to meet business intelligence/data warehouse needs.
Best Practices for Migrating SAP Environments by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. June 22, 2009 - This Sun BluePrints™ article explains the process of moving an SAP environment from one system to another, and describes the resources and services available from Sun to assist users planning a migration.
CIO Guide: The Strategic Value of MySQL by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. March 01, 2009 - This white paper examines a model whereby CIOs can reduce their database costs
significantly by adopting a heterogeneous database architecture and implement MySQL for a large part of their business critical and operational applications.
Configuring Systems for High Bandwidth I/O by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. May 27, 2009 - This Sun BluePrints™ article describes a recipe for configuring systems to support the very high bandwidth I/O capabilities needed by data-intensive applications.
Deploying DB2 database on the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 16, 2009 - Recognizing the need for easy-to-manage, eco-friendly, and scalable storage
solutions that deliver exceptional business value, Sun created the Sun™ Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems. These systems incorporate an open-systems approach that selects superior general-purpose servers and storage components.
Deploying Oracle® Real Application Clusters on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. May 25, 2009 - This quick start guide shows how to configure the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and hosts on the Solaris™ Operating System for Oracle RAC infrastructure deployment.
eBook: Cloud Computing for Enterprise Developers by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. August 20, 2009 - If you're an enterprise developer then you're probably familiar with the term "cloud computing," but you may still have questions. In this eBook, you'll learn about the benefits of cloud computing, what it really means to compute in the cloud, some of the different cloud types, and much more!
End-to-End Enterprise Compliance, Provisioning and Role Enforcement: With Sun Java System Identity Manager and SAP GRC Access Control by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. July 2008 - This white paper describes how a complete end-to-end IAM solution can be configured after exploiting the benefits of the integrated product stack.
Enterprise Grid Solutions from Sun and Oracle: Taking IT to a Higher Level by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. November 16, 2009 - If you're already running your business on an enterprise grid—good. And if you're running on Sun and Oracle—even better. But if you want to maximize the advantages of your grid, it's time to upgrade to the latest generation of enterprise grid computing products from Sun and Oracle.
High Performance Computing for Dummies, Sun and AMD Special Edition by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. December 17, 2009 - This book is intended for anyone who has heard about the many benefits of using HPC (such as streamlining processes or saving money). This book explains what HPC is and shows how it can help you or others within your company.
Introduction to Virtualization E-book, Chapter 5: Storage in the Virtualized World by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. August 04, 2009 - In Chapter 5 of this E-book, you'll learn how storage virtualization can improve utilization rates, keep resource costs low and boost network performance for real-world and future applications.
Managing Web Infrastructures Storage Cost, Complexity, and Performance by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. February 01, 2009 - This white paper provides an overview of Sun Open Storage for the Web platform, offering evidence of the business benefits with the Sun™ Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and other Sun Open Storage offerings.
Minimizing Downtime in SAP Environments by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. October 2008 - Learn how to use standard features of Solaris 10, Containers and Zones and ZFS to optimize your SAP data centre, virtualize your infrastructure and drive down cost and raise flexibility.
Optimizing MYSQL Server on Sun X64 Servers and Storage by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. December 2008 - This article provides an overview of the integrated Sun platform, outlines the steps for optimizing MySQL Server on Sun x64 servers, and describes benchmark results for solutions with Sun Fire X4100 servers.
Performance and Scalability Benchmark: Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. July 01, 2008 - The Oracle Communications BRM application suite is a Tier 1, convergent billing framework that is architected for leading service providers. This white paper describes the performance and scalability results of Oracle Communications BRM 7.3.1 from the recent benchmark conducted at Sun Solutions Center in Paris and France.
Preparing for the 2.0 World: How Enterprises Need to Think About Emergent Social Technologies by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 16, 2009 - Social technologies, commonly called Web 2.0, were originally used to describe consumer technologies that enable groups to organize and share information and media. But enterprises quickly caught on to the value of these easy-to-use tools for capturing and sharing ad hoc information that may otherwise not be documented.
Preparing for the Web 2.0 World: How Enterprises Need to Think About Emerging Social Technologies by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 01, 2009 - IDC expects that the significant adoption of Enterprise 2.0 technologies in the
enterprise will have a dramatic impact on how organizations capture, discuss,
distribute, and protect their information. If companies are not already planning for this change, they will find themselves increasingly exposed and vulnerable.
Presentation Transcript-- Solid State Disk and Open Storage: Addressing the Needs of Changing Economics by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 23, 2009 - In this transcript, you'll learn about the newest advances in open storage and SSD technologies and find out about an innovative approach that combines these technologies to deliver fast, simple, innovative new tools for storage management.
Presentation Transcript: Best Practices around How to Economically Boost System and Application Performance with NAND Flash by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. November 09, 2009 - Read this presentation transcript and learn how to optimize your storage infrastructure using the latest NAND technologies, HDD and DRAM.
Presentation Transcript: Choosing the Right Virtualization Platform by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. December 21, 2009 - This presentation transcript offers advice to help you select the best server virtualization platform to meet your organization's business needs. Discover how to budget for your investment and determine the pros and cons of each option. Learn how to plan your search properly to ensure successful virtualization platform selection.
Presentation Transcript: Clustered Storage - From SMB, to Scientific, to Social Networking and Web 2.0 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. August 13, 2009 - This Presentation Transcript breaks down the truth about clustered storage and answers some of the most important questions surrounding the subject. Find out more today.
Presentation Transcript: Flash Technology in HPC, Let the Revolution Begin by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. July 01, 2009 - In this eSeminar transcript from Sun Microsystems, hosted by Tech Target, leading technical experts will discuss Flash technology and it's effect in the HPC environment.
Presentation Transcript: How to Economically Boost System and Application Performance with NAND Flash by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. March 04, 2009 - Read this presentation transcript and learn how to optimize your storage infrastructure using the latest NAND technologies, HDD and DRAM.
Presentation Transcript: Open Storage and Solid State Disk: Addressing the Needs of Changing Economics by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 23, 2009 - In this transcript, you'll learn about the newest advances in open storage and SSD technologies and find out about an innovative approach that combines these technologies to deliver fast, simple, innovative new tools for storage management.
Presentation Transcript: Questions about Solid State Storage Technology by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. December 2008 - This document is based on a Sun Microsystems/TechTarget Webcast entitled "Questions About Solid State Storage Technology."
Reducing Storage Complexity with Sun Unified Storage by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. May 01, 2006 - With all protocols and storage features included in the cost of the system, Sun claims its new unified platform delivers significant performance gains and cost benefits versus proprietary unified storage solutions.
Reducing Storage Complexity with Sun Unified Storage by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. July 26, 2010 - IT organizations of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tremendous growth in data and the complexity of managing it all. IT organizations of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tremendous growth in data and the complexity of managing it all. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Solaris 10 Operating System Innovation Matters-Increase Business Efficiency and Lower Costs by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. December 2008 - The Solaris OS is the strategic platform for today's demanding enterprise and is the only open operating system that has delivered proven results, running everything from mission-critical enterprise databases to high performance Web farms.
Sun and Symantec Open Archive Solution for Mid-sized Companies: Solving your data management and discovery challenges by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. June 19, 2009 - This white paper will discuss how Sun Microsystems and Symantec have teamed up to create an open archive solution for Mid-sized companies. This archive solution can lower your total storage costs while at the same time improving your ability to search and discover archived data.
Sun Business Intelligence Solution for Web Infrastructure by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. October 09, 2009 - The combination of Sun Open Storage and the commercial open-source Infobright data warehousing and Pentaho business intelligence and ETL software packages dramatically lowers the cost of entry and simplifies deployment of a powerful, sophisticated BI infrastructure.
Sun Fire X4170, X4270 and X4275 Server Architecture: Optimizing Performance, Density and Expandability to Maximize Datacenter Value by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 01, 2009 - This white paper describes the architecture of the Sun Fire X4170, X4270 and X4275 servers, including the processor technology, I/O subsystem, built-in system management features, and range of supported operating systems.
Sun Fire X4540 Server as Backup Server for Zmanda's Amanda Enterprise 2.6 Software by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. November 2008 - This guide discusses how to quickly configure the Sun Fire X4540 server as a backup server for Amanda Enterprise Edition software.
Sun GlassFish ESB, The Lightweight Enterprise Service Bus by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 15, 2009 - Sun GlassFish ESB has been designed to catalyze a lightweight business integration deployment project. It offers a "fit-to-purpose" mix of features, functionality, extensibility, and support at the best cost possible, with minimal overheads for development
Sun Reference Configurations for Oracle Data Warehouses by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. September 15, 2009 - Sun and Oracle Optimized Data Warehousing Solutions combine the Oracle Database with industry-leading Sun servers, Sun StorageTek arrays, and the Solaris OS. These solutions include both the Oracle Optimized Reference Configurations for Sun and Oracle Optimized Warehouses for Sun. Read on to learn more.
SUN SPARC® ENTERPRISE T5440 SERVER ARCHITECTURE by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. October 01, 2008 - Employing UltraSPARC® T2 Plus processors - an evolution of the industry's first massively threaded systems on a Chip (SoC) - the Sun SPARC® Enterprise T5440 server offers breakthrough performance and energy efficiency to drive Web 2.0 infrastructure and address other demanding datacenter challenges.
Sun Storage J4000 Array Family Scalable, Reliable and Cost-effective Solutions for Open Storage Infrastructures by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. December 2008 - The Sun Storage J4200 array provides high availability, cost-effective 2U storage and supports up to 12 3.5-inch SATA or SAS hard drives.
SUN SYSTEMS FOR ENTERPRISE 2.0 WITH ORACLE by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. November 11, 2009 - Enterprises today are seeking new communication technologies, such as wikis, blogs, and forums, to improve communication and collaboration and increase employee productivity.
SUN SYSTEMS FOR ORACLE COHERENCE: An optimal in-memory data grid architecture by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. November 11, 2009 - Optimizing the benefits of a data grid built with Oracle Coherence relies upon creating a modular, balanced architecture. Matching the number of application servers, memory capacity, and quantity of processing nodes to the target workload characteristics is important to achieving the best performance.
Sun xVM Virtualization Portfolio: Virtualizing the Dynamic Datacenter by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. September 2008 - This paper summarizes the benefits and challenges of traditional virtualization strategies, the advantages of Sun's approach, and the core capabilities of the Sun xVM portfolio.
Sun's High Performance Computing Reference Architecture by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 12, 2009 - This Sun BluePrints article is designed to provide IT managers with a grounding in the basic products and technologies that comprise Suns' HPC Reference Architecture. Key components are highlighted along with typical uses, issues, and architectures of HPC systems.
Sun xVM Virtualization Portfolio: Enabling Dynamic IT from the Desktop to the Datacenter by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. September 2008 - The Sun xVM virtualization portfolio enables you to simplify the management of your heterogeneous environment across the entire stack, from the desktop to the datacenter.
Technology & Business from Sun and AMD by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. July 20, 2009 - Inside this magazine, you'll find stories explaining why AMD processor-powered Sun solutions for storage and archiving, Microsoft Exchange 2007 and other applications are receiving rave reviews from customers and analysts alike. There are also several exclusive offers...
Virtualizing Enterprise Application Infrastructure with Sun Chip Multithreading (CMT) Technology by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. July 01, 2009 - This white paper is intended to inform senior decision makers about the business benefits associated with virtualizing IT infrastructure using breakthrough CMT technology from Sun.
Virtualizing the Infrastructure with Sun x86 Blades by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. April 01, 2009 - This white paper looks at ongoing customer requirements for server platforms and a number of pain points that have developed in recent years, as computer systems have become packed more densely within the datacenter. Read on to learn how Sun Microsystems can help.