2007 JavaOne Conference Profiles Latest Advancements in Java Technology, Dynamic Languages and Open Source Offerings

Intel, Motorola and Oracle Participate as Platinum Cosponsors

Mar 06, 2007, 00:00 ET from Sun Microsystems, Inc.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun
 Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   SUNW), today announced that more than 60
 exhibitors and the following cosponsors will be participating in the 2007
 JavaOne(SM) conference:
     Platinum -- Intel, Motorola, Oracle
     Gold -- BEA, NAVTEQ
     Silver -- InterSystems, Parasoft
     In addition, Sun announced that out of more than 1,400 submissions,
 approximately 350 sessions have been accepted for the 2007 JavaOne
 conference. Details on all the technical and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions
 will be posted at: http://java.sun.com/javaone/sf/sessions.jsp over the
 coming weeks. A sneak preview of some of the accepted sessions, includes:
     -- Java Technology Libre Panel: Geir Magnusson, Jr., Apache Software
        Foundation, Tom Marble, Sun Microsystems, Dalibor Topic, Max Planck
        Institute for Computer Science, Tom Tromey, Red Hat, Inc. and Mark
        Wielaard, Free Software Foundation
     -- Creating Amazing Web Interfaces With Ajax: Ben Galbraith, consultant
     -- 3-D Earth Visualization with NASA World Wind: Tom Gaskins, NASA
     -- A Step Along the Way: Using Ajax, Portals and Services to Provide
        Better Network Management: Anton McConville, Nortel
     -- Writing Java Platform Applications for Ubuntu: Jeff Bailey, Ubuntu,
        Etienne Goyer, Canonical and Sathyan Catari, Larry Freeman and Harpreet
        Singh, Sun Microsystems
     -- JRuby on Rails: Agility for the Enterprise: Thomas Enebo and Charles
        Nutter, Sun Microsystems
     -- Search Inside the Music: Using Signal Processing, Machine Learning, and
        3-D Visualizations to Discover New Music: Paul Lamere, Sun Microsystems
     -- jPDL: Simplified Workflow for Java Technology: Tom Baeyens, JBoss, a
        division of Red Hat
     -- Top 10 Ways to Botch Enterprise Java Application Scalability and
        Reliability:  Cameron Purdy, Tangosol
     -- Developing Flashy Mobile Applications, Using SVG and JSR 226:  Marin
        Brehovsky, Sun Microsystems, Andrei Mihaila, Nokia and Marc Verstaen,
     -- The Apache Harmony Project: Tim Ellison, IBM UK and Geir Magnusson Jr.,
        Apache Software Foundation
     -- Exploring the Deep with SONIA: Martin Morissette and Felix Pageau,
        SONIA AUV Team
     -- What's Hot in BEA JRocket: Staffan Larsen, BEA Systems, Inc.
     -- What's Hot in IBM's Virtual Machine for the Java Platform? - 2007
        Edition: Trent Gray-Donald, IBM
     Members of the Sun(SM) Developer Network (SDN Program) can start
 preparing for the 2007 JavaOne conference by reviewing the sessions from
 last year's conference. SDN Program members get full access to JavaOne
 conference multimedia sessions and PDFs. Information on the SDN Program is
 available at http://developers.sun.com/.
     Java University(SM) Program
     The Java University program is returning as part of the 2007 JavaOne
 conference and will be held on Monday, May 7, 2007. Only Conference Plus
 Pass and Java University Pass holders can participate in these sessions and
 all courses are created and delivered by Sun certified instructors. This
 year, the Java University program will kick off with a general session and
 then attendees have the option of taking one full-day course or a selection
 of two half-day courses. As the focus for the JavaOne conference is
 expanding this year, so will the number and focus of the Java University
 program offerings.
     Full-day courses:
     -- Using Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE 5) and SOA to
        Architect and Design Robust Enterprise Applications
     -- Get eBusiness Solutions: Designing and Implementing Secure Java Web
     -- Managing Complex Web Applications: Should I Use Apache Struts
        Framework, JavaServer Faces Technology, or Both?
     Half-day courses:
     -- Web 2.0: Building Dynamic Websites with Ajax and the Dojotoolkit
     -- Filthy Rich Clients
     -- Developing Portable Java EE Applications with the Enterprise JavaBeans
        3.0 API
     -- Developing Enterprise Applications with the Spring Framework
     -- Web 2.0: Leveraging the Project jMaki and Google Web Toolkits for Rapid
        Website Development
     -- Learning How Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) Development Works
        Best for Mobile Devices
     -- Developing Java Technology Applications with the Java Persistence API
     -- Rapid Website Development with Groovy and Grails
     Bonus evening courses:
     -- Turbocharging Application Performance with D-Trace
     -- Deploying Collaborative Web sites to the Solaris Operating System using
     -- Digital Identity Trends and How to Realize Rapid RBAC Deployment
     -- Ruby on Rails for Java Technology Developers
     About the JavaOne Conference
     Located at Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 8-11, the annual
 JavaOne conference is one of the leading events for Java technology
 developers. Established in 1996, the Conference provides technology
 enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the latest technology
 innovations with Java technology, scripting, Open Source, Web 2.0 and more.
 Developers get hands-on experience with the technology, can network with
 their peers, and have the opportunity to network directly with technology
 experts from technology industry leaders. For more information about the
 JavaOne conference, visit http://java.sun.com/javaone.
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer"(TM) -- guides Sun in
 the development of technologies that power the world's most important
 markets. Sun's philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is
 at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun
 can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at sun.com.
     NOTE: Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Java, JavaOne, Java
 University and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other
     Jacki DeCoster
     Sun Microsystems
     Contact: allpress@sun.com

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