By chhandomay on Oct 14, 2007
Selected Sun product conversations in the blogosphere last week:
1. Sun's T-2 (Niagara 2) Servers Launch to an Enthusiastic Reception -- InfoWorld, 10/09
In this blog, Tom Yager discusses Sun's T5120 and T5220 by explaining that these servers and blades are sweeping award-winning performance that as such do not place them into the bargain class because of their clock speeds.
2. Migrating Lessons Learned from the Sun T1000 to the New T5120/T5220 -- Computerworld, 10/09
In this post, MC Brown discusses his "lessons learned" from having spent nearly a year and a half running various tests on the T1000. He shares a few best-practice experiences including, setting up multiple containers using Solaris Zones to divide up a server without application collisions.
3. Configuring Hardware Event Notifications on X2200 Servers -- Blog O' Matty, 10/07
In this blog, Matty talks about the Sun galaxy server line and the built-in capabilities it has to notify administrators of components that may have failed. The blogger positively speaks about these features and specifically mentions the X2200 servers and the hardware notification facility that is found on them.
4. The Next BIG Thing... -- BadWolf, 10/03
This blogger wrties about the T1000, T2000, Niagara and Niagara II series by simply stating that they "rock." He also highlights Solaris 10 and admires the recent update and inclusion of iSCSI. He explains that Solaris is only getting better with all of the services being added.
5. Eclipse 3.3 and NetBeans 6.0 Compared! -- Sciology = Science + Technology, 10/05
In this blog, Suresh Krishna does offer some positive impressions of NetBeans, in particular the applications built on NetBeans that are included, as well as the graphical editors.
6. OpenOffice is the Only Star, Time to Wind Up StarOffice? -- Command Line Warriors, 10/10
This blog talks about both StarOffice and OpenOffice as great alternatives to Microsoft Office. The blogger dives into the past of these two remarkable products and dishes out how they both have improved over the years.
7. Office of the future? -- CNet, 10/02
Peter Butler writes about StarOffice and how it has given end users much more choice in productivity software. During this blog he briefly explains what products are available via the GooglePack.