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TweetMeme Migrates to Sun’s MySQL Enterprise Database Subscription Service

July 3, 2009 by · Comments Off on TweetMeme Migrates to Sun’s MySQL Enterprise Database Subscription Service 

Webmaster ToolsLondon – Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAVA) today announced that TweetMeme, the innovative online application that tracks the popularity of links sent via Twitter, has subscribed to Sun’s MySQL Enterprise database offering in order to keep up with the microblogging service’s explosive growth.

Created in 2008 by pioneering Web 2.0 startup Fav.or.it, TweetMeme gives the rapidly expanding Twitter community a means of easily seeing and sorting the most popular links on Twitter. TweetMeme also provides a realtime search facility of fully expanded, qualified and indexed links so that users can get answers to queries about very recent events or news.

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Sun Microsystems Releases NetBeans 6.7

June 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on Sun Microsystems Releases NetBeans 6.7 

Webmaster ToolsSANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) and the NetBeans(TM) developer community today announced the availability of the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE) 6.7. This new version of NetBeans features tight integration with Project Kenai, Sun’s collaborative hosting site for free and open source projects.

“The advances in the latest version of NetBeans will have a huge impact in the productivity of developers,” said Jim Parkinson, vice president of Developer Products and Programs at Sun. “The integration between NetBeans and Kenai allows developers to stay in their IDE and quickly navigate between Kenai.com, local code, bug reports, IM chats and project wikis. Instead of interruptions, interactions with code, or looking for project information, team members become a natural part of the developers’ workflow.”

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Sun Releases New VirtualBox

April 10, 2009 by · Comments Off on Sun Releases New VirtualBox 

Web Hosting ToolsSANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced the availability of Sun VirtualBox 2.2, the latest release of its high performance, free and open source virtualization software. VirtualBox 2.2 introduces support for the new Open Virtualization Format (OVF) standard, as well as significant performance enhancements and updates.

OVF is a Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) standard that enables virtual machines or appliances to be imported and exported. Virtual appliances are one or more virtual machines that are pre-installed and configured so they can be shared, published and distributed. VirtualBox 2.2 software enables users to build virtual machines or appliances and effortlessly export them from a development environment and import them into a production environment. Support for OVF also helps to ensure VirtualBox 2.2 software is interoperable with other technologies that follow the standard. Read more

Wowza Customer Base Doubles

March 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on Wowza Customer Base Doubles 

Webmaster NewsEVERGREEN, CO — Wowza Media Systems, an emerging leader in streaming media server software, today announced that it has surpassed a new milestone of 20,000 licensees for its award-winning Wowza Media Server Pro software. The announcement comes six months after the company confirmed its 10,000th customer.

Wowza Media Server Pro is a high-performance, extensive and fully interactive Flash® media server for live and on-demand streaming, chat, recording, and other rich-media applications that began shipping in February 2007. Wowza Media Systems attributes its success to delivering exceptional overall value compared to its competitors, citing performance, economics, support, and technical innovation. Read more

Sun Leads Industry with New Enterprise Flash-Powered Servers

March 12, 2009 by · Comments Off on Sun Leads Industry with New Enterprise Flash-Powered Servers 

Webmaster NewsSANTA CLARA, CA – Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the next step in its end-to-end enterprise Flash strategy with the availability of robust solid state drive (SSD) Flash technology in its x64, chip multi-threaded (CMT) Rack and Blade systems. Selected Sun x64 and CMT systems are available for free 60-day trials via Sun’s Try and Buy program, with up to 20-40 percent discount if the system is purchased at www.sun.com/tryandbuy

Sun’s unique systems design approach to SSD integration across software, systems and storage leverages enterprise-class components and redefines the storage hierarchy. This holistic systems approach helps customers achieve up to 65x faster response times, up to eight times better throughput, and up to 38% less power consumption than servers with traditional spinning hard disk drives. Read more

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