Saturday, September 29, 2007

Innovations At Sun

In its recent 168-page 2007 Annual Report, Sun lists some innovations that it believes to be significant enough to highlight to its investors:

UltraSPARC T2 (Niagara 2) Chip Unveiled
Sun Streaming System
New Video-based Services Can Increase Subscriber Revenue with Sun Streaming System
Sun Blade 6000 Modular System
Versatile Sun Blade 6000 Modular System Runs on AMD, Intel or SPARC Processors
Solaris 10 -- Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) technology
DTrace Wins Technology Innovation Gold Award
JavaFX Script
New Scripting Language JavaFX Script Simplifies Content Authoring
Initial design for fabrication of thr new "Rock" processor
Solaris 10 OS Successfully Booted on Rock Processor
Project BlackBox
Project Blackbox Has Its First Customer - Stanford University
Sun Fire X4500 ("thumper")
World's First Hybrid Data Server Sun Fire X4500 Server
ZFS File System
InfoWorld Awards NetBeans IDE and ZFS with 2007 Bossie Awards

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