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Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company selling computers, computer components, computer software, and information technology services. Sun was founded on February 24, 1982. On January 27, 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle Corporation. Sun Microsystems, Inc. was subsequently renamed Oracle America, Inc. Sun products included computer servers and workstations based on its own SPARC processors as well as AMD's Opteron and Intel's Xeon processors; storage systems; and, a suite of software products including the Solaris operating system, developer tools, Web infrastructure software, and identity management applications. Other technologies of note include the Java platform, MySQL, and NFS. Sun was a proponent of open systems in general and Unix in particular, and a major contributor to open source software. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Sun Microsystems)

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Metadata related to 'sun microsystems' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'sun microsystems': 15 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'sun microsystems' across all Ariadne articles: 24
  • Average number of references to 'sun microsystems' per Ariadne article: 1.60
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'sun microsystems': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'sun microsystems': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'sun microsystems':

  1. paul walk (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. ian dolphin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. vicky mays (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. debra hiom (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. melanie lawes (see articles on this topic by this author)

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A Digital Library Showcase and Support Service - the Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE

Roy Tennant describes a resource used to create digital libraries and services, and to help others do the same.

July 1997, issue10, review

Accessibility: CHI 2001 and Beyond

Leona Carpenter reports on the key issue of accessibility as covered at the Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) Conference held in Seattle, and also provides a round-up of sources of further information.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Book Review: Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Mike Fraser asks whether a recent book on open source software licences will help him answer a few questions.

January 2005, issue42, review

Centre for Database Access Research (CEDAR): The Huddersfield Connection

Steve Pollitt describes the history and research behind CEDAR, the Centre for Database Access Research, which specialises in work on the design of interfaces for information retrieval systems.

July 1996, issue4, project update

DSpace Vs. ETD-db: Choosing Software to Manage Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Richard Jones examines the similarities and differences between DSpace and ETD-db to determine their applicability in a modern E-theses service.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

Ebooks in UK Libraries: Where Are We Now?

Penny Garrod brings us up to date on developments in ebooks.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Formats for the Electronic Library

Judith Wusteman describes the document formats used in electronic serials.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

Planet SOSIG: Regard

Sue Timmis introduces REGARD, a new research database now available on the World Wide Web.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Portals, Portals Everywhere

Ian Dolphin, Paul Miller and Robert Sherratt report on two conferences over the summer which explored the progress being made in deploying institutional portals of various forms.

October 2002, issue33, event report

Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) Fall Meeting

Paul Walk reports on the Sun-PASIG winter meeting held in Baltimore, USA on 18-20 November 2008.

January 2009, issue58, event report

Sun Preservation and Archive Special Interest Group: May 2008 Meeting

Vicky Mays and Ian Dolphin review the Sun Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting held in San Francisco in May 2008.

July 2008, issue56, event report

Support Models for Open Source Deployment

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe report on OSS Watch's one-day conference on support models held in London in June 2004.

July 2004, issue40, event report

The 1996 UKOLUG State of the Art Conference

Melanie Lawes describes the 1996 UKOLUG (UK On-Line Users Group) Annual Conference, held in Warwick last July.

September 1996, issue5, event report

The 4th WWW Conference in Boston

Debra Hiom and John Kirriemuir provide an informal report from the "cutting edge" of Web development.

January 1996, issue1, feature article

The W3C Technical Architecture Group

Henry S. Thompson introduces the W3C Technical Architecture Group and its work.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

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