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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Consolidating Oracle Siebel CRM Environments With High Availability on Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers

    Founded on a service-oriented architecture, Oracle! Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software allows businesses to build scalable standards-based applications that can help to attract new business, increase customer loyalty, and improve profitability. As companies deliver more comprehensive and rich customer experiences through CRM tools, demand can scale rapidly, forcing datacenters...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Managed Desktop Factory Sun Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Software as a Service

    IT organizations are constantly provisioning office workplaces to make services and applications available to users. Doing so requires state-of-the-art IT environments that are: adding and deleting users, changing configurations, providing new IT applications and services, and moving an office from one country to another must be possible in the age...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // May 2010

    How to Upgrade and Patch With Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade

    This white paper demonstrates the use of Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade, a powerful tool for managing change, risk, and system availability on Oracle Solaris systems. This white paper will cover: An overview of Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade for OS upgrades, patching, and as a mechanism for developers to install the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Running Oracle Real Application Clusters on Oracle VM Server for SPARC

    This paper discusses running Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) on Oracle servers configured with Oracle VM Server for SPARC (previously called Sun Logical Domains). Oracle VM Server for SPARC virtualization technology allows the creation of multiple virtual systems on a single physical system, and enables fine-grained assignment of CPU and...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Best Practices for Moving to the Solaris 10 Operating System: Best Practices for Solaris 10 OS in the Datacenter

    Technology refresh cycles are a necessity, and can help companies take advantage of new innovations and operate at peak performance. While most companies associate such efforts with upgrading servers and systems, the operating system also plays a key role and can help organizations create more efficient deployments if kept up...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Sun Systems for Sun StorageTek Enterprise Backup Software

    Virtually every company, regardless of size or industry, needs data archive capabilities. Datacenter administrators across all industry segments face similar archive challenges: explosive data growth, pressure to meet promised service levels and backup windows for users, "Forever" archive data retention and retrieval requirements, and rising energy costs. Their data protection...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Exploiting Java-ILP on a Simultaneous Multi-Trace Instruction Issue (SMTI) Processor

    The available Instruction Level Parallelism in Java bytecode (Java-ILP) is not readily exploitable using traditional in-order or out-of-order issue mechanisms due to dependencies involving stack operands. The sequentialization due to stack dependency can be overcome by identifying bytecode traces, which are sequences of bytecode instructions that when executed leave the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Energy Efficient Data Center: The Role of Modularity in Design and Deployment

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to create a state of the art enterprise data center by combining best of breed modules to yield performance and efficiency across the board. This in-depth technical webcast is created for architects in the IT industry by Sun's engineering community and offers...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Create the Energy Efficient Datacenter: The Role of Modularity in Design and Deployment

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to create a state of the art enterprise datacenter by combining best of breed modules to yield performance and efficiency across the board. This webcast offers best practices that are widely in use today. The attendee will learn how to architect the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun GlassFish Portfolio: Increasing Profitability With a High Performance Open Web Application Platform

    Interested in learning strategies for implementing open source in the enterprise and how to increase profitability with a high performance open web application platform? The Sun GlassFish is the most dynamic open web platform available today.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Attacking Complexity With Simplicity - Sun Identity Management

    Sun offers a pragmatic approach for solving today's everyday identity management issues while positioning the business for the growth challenges of tomorrow. In order to maintain security, mitigate risk and reduce costs, organizations can build their secure, everyday enterprise with Sun's flexible, market-leading identity management solutions. The presenters of this...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Access Management, Federation and Secure Web Services With OpenSSO Enterprise

    The presenters will discuss OpenSSO innovation and how it pushes access management, federation and secure Web services capabilities to a new level. The attendee will learn how to solve challenges around internal access management, extranet authentication, federation, and securing Web services with a single, open source solution.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    GlassFish High Availability in Virtualized Environments Recorded Webinar

    When faced with having to deliver high availability, business-critical applications while under the financial constraints of tough economic times, this is a useful webcast. With server virtualization and enterprise-ready open source software, customers can drive down costs by significantly improving utilization of existing assets and by leveraging enterprise features of...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Create a Secure Environment to Share and Explore

    Sun has been an industry leader in developing and implementing innovative security technologies and solutions. The presenter gives succinct overview on Sun's technology solutions from the operating platform to encryption management.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Optimize Your Web Infrastructure

    The ad hoc infrastructures that many organizations built in the early years of the Web are not going to support the exponential growth of today's Internet applications and services. As an IT manager, one need to look at how to optimize current resources and build a flexible foundation that will...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition

    Enterprise's identity needs are complex and a standalone directory server is not robust enough to meet those needs. The attendee of this webcast will learn more about the Sun Java System Directory Server - how it provides a comprehensive solution that can expedite application deployments support identity-enabled web services, and...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make the Move to Solaris 10 and CoolThreads Servers (IBB Solaris 10 Adoption)

    Get an inside look at the breakthrough technologies that make the Solaris 10 OS and CoolThreads servers the best choice for tackling the IT challenges. The presenter shows how to easily upgrade from earlier versions of Solaris. Those who are on Solaris 10 should attend this webcast to take full...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Storage Management Outsourcing

    The attendee will explore how outsourcing part of the storage environment can keep the costs and challenges of storage management under control. The attendee will learn the four steps that every company must take when moving to a managed storage environment key considerations for working with a third-party vendor and...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Sorting Out Solaris Releases

    What's the difference between the Solaris 10 OS and Solaris Express Developer Edition (SXDE)? And where does OpenSolaris come into play? This webcast will help to sort through the different versions of Solaris and help to understand which version will best suit the needs. The presenter will give sneak peak...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Server Virtualization Choice With Sun

    Sun offers an integrated virtualization product portfolio and expertise that spans desktop-to-datacenter. The presenter gives closer look at Sun's server and OS virtualization solutions and shows why they are the ideal platform for virtualization and addressing key business and IT challenges.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Microsystems Delivers Storage and Service Solution for German Automobile Conglomerate

    Founded in Munich, Germany, in 1916, BMW Group manufactures automobiles, motorcycles, and engines. The challenge was to update existing storage infrastructure enterprise-wide and incorporate existing HP storage systems into the new storage environment. BMW updated its storage infrastructure using enterprise storage systems from the Sun StorageTek 9900V family and fibre...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Australian Utility Reduces Downtime, Speeds Processing Time With Sun Servers and Storage Systems

    ETSA Utilities is South Australia's primary electricity distributor, delivering power to more than 800,000 homes and businesses. The company's challenge was to replace aging computers that host the company's ERP system and improve processing time of ERP system jobs. ETSA Utilities engaged Sun Microsystems to deploy two Sun SPARC Enterprise...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Storage Solution Enables ETH Zurich IT Team to Support Innovative Scientific Research

    The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Z?rich (ETH Z?rich) is a science and technology university in Z?rich, Switzerland with 370 professorships and 15,000 students from 80 nations. The challenge was to scale to handle many TB of new data on a few days' notice and find an additional alternative to...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Servers and Storage Support International Growth of French Geolocation Market Leader

    Based in Paris, France and founded in 2003, Deveryware has deployed a range of technologies that support geolocation services. The challenge was to reduce energy consumption of database hardware and avoid cost incurred by acquiring additional rack. Deveryware has replaced its existing HP hardware with a combination of Sun Fire...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Pennsylvania Healthcare System Improves Control of Electronic Data With Sun Storage Solution

    Based in Danville, Pennsylvania, Geisinger is one of the largest rural healthcare providers in the United States. The company's challenge was to meet regulatory requirements for controlling electronic data and implement solution under tight deadline. Geisinger Health Systems' upgraded its IT environment with a Sun StorageTek tape solution that strengthened...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automotive Engineering Company Virtualizes on Sun, Cuts Energy Costs by 70 Percent

    RLE International is one of the world's leading development service providers to the automotive industry throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. The company's challenge was to create a more efficient and scalable datacenter and reduce operating and administration costs. Casolute GmbH, a German IT service provider, consolidated RLE International's heterogeneous...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    City Government Consolidates Servers and Delivers Enterprise Application Services With Sun Virtualization Technology

    The City of San Antonio, Texas, provides multiple online services, including bill payment, career assistance, licensing and permits, and public safety information. The company's challenge was to reduce datacenter cost and simplify management. To streamline management, the City of San Antonio replaced approximately 115 legacy servers with 26 Sun servers....

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Solution Helps Vancouver 2010 Organizing Committee Build Complex Infrastructure for the 2010 Winter Games

    Canada's Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) was established in 2003. The company's challenge was to achieve a reliable end-to-end infrastructure and gain an energy-efficient solution. VANOC implemented a variety of Sun SPARC Enterprise and Sun Fire x64 servers and Sun StorageTek storage products...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Consolidating Oracle Databases

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how one can turbo charge the performance of the Oracle databases and business applications, and change the storage economics. The Sun Storage 7000 for Oracle Database Consolidation solution provides unique capabilities to monitor, tune, and manage key storage components of an Oracle infrastructure...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Systems for Siebel CRM Professional Edition

    Make the IT department's job easier. With Sun Systems for Siebel CRM Professional Edition, midsize companies can easily and cost-effectively deploy a CRM system in less than three hours. The solution packs the power of three servers in one by combining a high-performance Sun Fire X4270 server and an optional...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Consolidation and TCO Reduction With Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers

    Poor server utilization, deployment complexity and scalability issues increase total cost of ownership and adversely affect the organization's goals. The presenter will share all the information one need to meet all of the requirements for scalability, high availability, performance, virtualization and manageability for server consolidation. The attendee will discover the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Deploying Oracle Business Intelligence EE on Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems

    The attendee of this webcast will gain insight into best practices for architecting a fault tolerant, secure, and resilient solution, and for reducing deployment time by up to 40% with Sun's tested, documented implementation blueprint. With Sun Systems for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition High Availability Deployments, one can get...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Accelerating Databases and Reducing Costs With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how Sun's FlashFire portfolio of solid-state storage products can help to meet the challenges of data-intensive computing and faster application response times with greater speed and efficiency. The presenter will display the newest Flash technologies, an immediate solution for improved performance and turbo...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Turbo-Charging HPC Application Performance With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to boost the application performance by changing the focus from processing power to implementing the right storage environment for the HPC environment.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Uncovering the HPC Bottleneck: High Performance Storage and the Lustre File System

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about an implementation of the Sun Lustre file system as a scalable storage cluster using Sun Fire servers, high speed/low latency InfiniBand interconnects, and additional networking and storage devices. In addition, the presenter will explore the use of the Sun Lustre file system...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    From Cost to Profit Center: Optimize Your IT for Success Webinar

    In these difficult economic times, companies must improve their business performance as much as possible. This webcast will help to turn the IT department into a profit center. The attendee will learn how to understand timing issues to meet business needs and maximize the resources and how to reduce capital...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    CIO Magazine Webinar: CIOs Get a Green Thumb

    The presenter explores why and how technology executives should design more energy efficient data centers. The benefits of doing so - from cutting costs to improving performance - are manifold. Fotolog, world's largest photo-blogging community, shares the energy efficiency challenges they faced, how they tackled them, and best practices all...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Improved Versions of the Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers

    Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers are now better than ever with new enhancements to meet customer requirements. The attendee will learn what's new in performance processor reliability and serviceability.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Save Money & Resources With Eco Responsible Datacenters

    Reducing energy consumption in the datacenter improves performance greatly reduces energy bills and can have a positive impact on the environment. This webcast offers a clear and actionable path on how to transform the technology infrastructure into eco friendly datacenters. The attendee of this webcast will learn how Sun was...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Virtualization: Driving Greater Data Center Efficiency

    The presenters of this webcast discuss the challenges and solutions that come along with Virtualization. The presenters will cover market trends in virtualization end-to-end virtualization solution sets and will provide some tips and best practices one can use today.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Open Source & Cloud Computing: On-Demand, Innovative It on a Massive Scale

    While more and more start-ups are taking advantage of the cost-savings and agility that cloud computing provides, enterprises are now exploring how they could leverage an external cloud, build an internal cloud or even become a cloud provider. Because open source is fundamental to cloud computing, enterprises are also seeing...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    CA and Sun - The Power of Two : CA Management Software and Sun Virtualization Solutions

    Virtualization is a wave sweeping through the world of corporate computing today. Many enterprises are nearing full capacity as far as availability of physical space and power in their data centers. At the same time, they are often using less than a third of their computational resources. The benefits of...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    CA Management Software and Sun Virtualization Solutions

    Virtualization is a wave sweeping through the world of corporate computing today. Many enterprises are nearing full capacity as far as availability of physical space and power in their data centers. At the same time, they are often using less than a third of their computational resources. The benefits of...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Building Customer Trust in Cloud Computing With Transparent Security

    Potential users of cloud services often fear that cloud providers' governance is not yet mature enough to consistently and reliably protect their data. As the trend toward cloud-based services continues to grow, it has become clear that one of the key barriers to rapid adoption of enterprise cloud services is...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Exploiting Java-ILP on a Simultaneous Multi-Trace Instruction Issue (SMTI) Processor

    The available Instruction Level Parallelism in Java bytecode (Java-ILP) is not readily exploitable using traditional in-order or out-of-order issue mechanisms due to dependencies involving stack operands. The sequentialization due to stack dependency can be overcome by identifying bytecode traces, which are sequences of bytecode instructions that when executed leave the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Sun xVM Virtualization Portfolio: Virtualizing the Dynamic Datacenter

    Over the past few years, virtualization has evolved from a novel concept to an important tool in most datacenters. However, the full potential of virtualization has yet to be realized. And along with the many benefits of virtualization come new challenges that must be resolved. This paper summarizes the benefits...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Sizing Study for Pentaho Open Source Business Intelligence Suite on Sun Platforms

    This paper describes a sizing study of Pentaho Open Source Business Intelligence (OSBI) Suite on a Sun platform, including tests conducted with application tools from Pentaho. The purpose is to provide this guide as a reference point when users are choosing a suitable Sun platform for their Business Intelligence (BI)...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Building a Low Latency Infrastructure for Electronic Trading

    As the global financial markets continue to shift towards electronic trading, the speed at which trading is able to take place establishes the winners and the losers among participants in the trading chain. Latency, wherever and however it is introduced, is the enemy of speed. Market participants are continuously driving...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Deploying Oracle ASM Using iSCSI on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    The Internet SCSI (iSCSI) protocol allows a client system (initiator) to send SCSI commands to targets on a remote server over an existing IP network infrastructure, thus providing a low cost alternative to a Storage Area Network (SAN) infrastructure. The Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System supports the iSCSI, NFS,...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Multithreaded Application Acceleration With Chip Multithreading (CMT), MultiCore/Multithread UltraSPARC Processors: UltraSPARC Processor Applications

    The proliferation of billions of devices - ranging from 3G cell phones to netbook computers - means consumers increasingly demand instantaneous access to information, whether the latest news story or a sports video clip. To meet this burgeoning demand, the processors that power modern networks must deliver huge improvements in...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Energy Efficient Data Center: The Role of Modularity in Design and Deployment

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to create a state of the art enterprise data center by combining best of breed modules to yield performance and efficiency across the board. This in-depth technical webcast is created for architects in the IT industry by Sun's engineering community and offers...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Create the Energy Efficient Datacenter: The Role of Modularity in Design and Deployment

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to create a state of the art enterprise datacenter by combining best of breed modules to yield performance and efficiency across the board. This webcast offers best practices that are widely in use today. The attendee will learn how to architect the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun GlassFish Portfolio: Increasing Profitability With a High Performance Open Web Application Platform

    Interested in learning strategies for implementing open source in the enterprise and how to increase profitability with a high performance open web application platform? The Sun GlassFish is the most dynamic open web platform available today.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Attacking Complexity With Simplicity - Sun Identity Management

    Sun offers a pragmatic approach for solving today's everyday identity management issues while positioning the business for the growth challenges of tomorrow. In order to maintain security, mitigate risk and reduce costs, organizations can build their secure, everyday enterprise with Sun's flexible, market-leading identity management solutions. The presenters of this...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Access Management, Federation and Secure Web Services With OpenSSO Enterprise

    The presenters will discuss OpenSSO innovation and how it pushes access management, federation and secure Web services capabilities to a new level. The attendee will learn how to solve challenges around internal access management, extranet authentication, federation, and securing Web services with a single, open source solution.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    GlassFish High Availability in Virtualized Environments Recorded Webinar

    When faced with having to deliver high availability, business-critical applications while under the financial constraints of tough economic times, this is a useful webcast. With server virtualization and enterprise-ready open source software, customers can drive down costs by significantly improving utilization of existing assets and by leveraging enterprise features of...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Create a Secure Environment to Share and Explore

    Sun has been an industry leader in developing and implementing innovative security technologies and solutions. The presenter gives succinct overview on Sun's technology solutions from the operating platform to encryption management.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Optimize Your Web Infrastructure

    The ad hoc infrastructures that many organizations built in the early years of the Web are not going to support the exponential growth of today's Internet applications and services. As an IT manager, one need to look at how to optimize current resources and build a flexible foundation that will...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition

    Enterprise's identity needs are complex and a standalone directory server is not robust enough to meet those needs. The attendee of this webcast will learn more about the Sun Java System Directory Server - how it provides a comprehensive solution that can expedite application deployments support identity-enabled web services, and...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make the Move to Solaris 10 and CoolThreads Servers (IBB Solaris 10 Adoption)

    Get an inside look at the breakthrough technologies that make the Solaris 10 OS and CoolThreads servers the best choice for tackling the IT challenges. The presenter shows how to easily upgrade from earlier versions of Solaris. Those who are on Solaris 10 should attend this webcast to take full...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Storage Management Outsourcing

    The attendee will explore how outsourcing part of the storage environment can keep the costs and challenges of storage management under control. The attendee will learn the four steps that every company must take when moving to a managed storage environment key considerations for working with a third-party vendor and...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Sorting Out Solaris Releases

    What's the difference between the Solaris 10 OS and Solaris Express Developer Edition (SXDE)? And where does OpenSolaris come into play? This webcast will help to sort through the different versions of Solaris and help to understand which version will best suit the needs. The presenter will give sneak peak...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Server Virtualization Choice With Sun

    Sun offers an integrated virtualization product portfolio and expertise that spans desktop-to-datacenter. The presenter gives closer look at Sun's server and OS virtualization solutions and shows why they are the ideal platform for virtualization and addressing key business and IT challenges.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Microsystems Delivers Storage and Service Solution for German Automobile Conglomerate

    Founded in Munich, Germany, in 1916, BMW Group manufactures automobiles, motorcycles, and engines. The challenge was to update existing storage infrastructure enterprise-wide and incorporate existing HP storage systems into the new storage environment. BMW updated its storage infrastructure using enterprise storage systems from the Sun StorageTek 9900V family and fibre...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Australian Utility Reduces Downtime, Speeds Processing Time With Sun Servers and Storage Systems

    ETSA Utilities is South Australia's primary electricity distributor, delivering power to more than 800,000 homes and businesses. The company's challenge was to replace aging computers that host the company's ERP system and improve processing time of ERP system jobs. ETSA Utilities engaged Sun Microsystems to deploy two Sun SPARC Enterprise...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Storage Solution Enables ETH Zurich IT Team to Support Innovative Scientific Research

    The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Z?rich (ETH Z?rich) is a science and technology university in Z?rich, Switzerland with 370 professorships and 15,000 students from 80 nations. The challenge was to scale to handle many TB of new data on a few days' notice and find an additional alternative to...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Servers and Storage Support International Growth of French Geolocation Market Leader

    Based in Paris, France and founded in 2003, Deveryware has deployed a range of technologies that support geolocation services. The challenge was to reduce energy consumption of database hardware and avoid cost incurred by acquiring additional rack. Deveryware has replaced its existing HP hardware with a combination of Sun Fire...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Pennsylvania Healthcare System Improves Control of Electronic Data With Sun Storage Solution

    Based in Danville, Pennsylvania, Geisinger is one of the largest rural healthcare providers in the United States. The company's challenge was to meet regulatory requirements for controlling electronic data and implement solution under tight deadline. Geisinger Health Systems' upgraded its IT environment with a Sun StorageTek tape solution that strengthened...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automotive Engineering Company Virtualizes on Sun, Cuts Energy Costs by 70 Percent

    RLE International is one of the world's leading development service providers to the automotive industry throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. The company's challenge was to create a more efficient and scalable datacenter and reduce operating and administration costs. Casolute GmbH, a German IT service provider, consolidated RLE International's heterogeneous...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    City Government Consolidates Servers and Delivers Enterprise Application Services With Sun Virtualization Technology

    The City of San Antonio, Texas, provides multiple online services, including bill payment, career assistance, licensing and permits, and public safety information. The company's challenge was to reduce datacenter cost and simplify management. To streamline management, the City of San Antonio replaced approximately 115 legacy servers with 26 Sun servers....

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Solution Helps Vancouver 2010 Organizing Committee Build Complex Infrastructure for the 2010 Winter Games

    Canada's Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) was established in 2003. The company's challenge was to achieve a reliable end-to-end infrastructure and gain an energy-efficient solution. VANOC implemented a variety of Sun SPARC Enterprise and Sun Fire x64 servers and Sun StorageTek storage products...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Virtualization for MySQL on VMware: Best Practices and Performance Guide

    Performance variance is minimal on a properly configured system, as shown in tests on a typical small to medium business level server with MySQL running in a VMware virtualized environment. This paper explains how the author has reached this conclusion by describing the setup, configuration, and results from the testing....

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Consolidating Oracle Databases

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how one can turbo charge the performance of the Oracle databases and business applications, and change the storage economics. The Sun Storage 7000 for Oracle Database Consolidation solution provides unique capabilities to monitor, tune, and manage key storage components of an Oracle infrastructure...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Systems for Siebel CRM Professional Edition

    Make the IT department's job easier. With Sun Systems for Siebel CRM Professional Edition, midsize companies can easily and cost-effectively deploy a CRM system in less than three hours. The solution packs the power of three servers in one by combining a high-performance Sun Fire X4270 server and an optional...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Consolidation and TCO Reduction With Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers

    Poor server utilization, deployment complexity and scalability issues increase total cost of ownership and adversely affect the organization's goals. The presenter will share all the information one need to meet all of the requirements for scalability, high availability, performance, virtualization and manageability for server consolidation. The attendee will discover the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Deploying Oracle Business Intelligence EE on Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems

    The attendee of this webcast will gain insight into best practices for architecting a fault tolerant, secure, and resilient solution, and for reducing deployment time by up to 40% with Sun's tested, documented implementation blueprint. With Sun Systems for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition High Availability Deployments, one can get...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Accelerating Databases and Reducing Costs With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how Sun's FlashFire portfolio of solid-state storage products can help to meet the challenges of data-intensive computing and faster application response times with greater speed and efficiency. The presenter will display the newest Flash technologies, an immediate solution for improved performance and turbo...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Data Center Optimization: Three Key Strategies

    Data center managers face a lot of challenges over the next few years. In many facilities, three pressing problems need to be solved nearly immediately: limited power, increasing cooling demands, and space constraints. The growing urgency of power and cooling problems is apparent to anyone who has been operating a...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Turbo-Charging HPC Application Performance With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to boost the application performance by changing the focus from processing power to implementing the right storage environment for the HPC environment.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Uncovering the HPC Bottleneck: High Performance Storage and the Lustre File System

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about an implementation of the Sun Lustre file system as a scalable storage cluster using Sun Fire servers, high speed/low latency InfiniBand interconnects, and additional networking and storage devices. In addition, the presenter will explore the use of the Sun Lustre file system...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems