INTRODUCING SUN & STUDENTS

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Jun 8, 2012 (5 years and 5 months ago)

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INTRODUCING SUN &
FREE TRAINING FOR
STUDENTS
Mumtaz Dawoodi
WSU Campus Ambassador
mumtaz.dawoodi@sun.com
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Welcome to the Sun Social!
On the menu today...

Introducing Sun

Sun Technology

Free training – the Sun
Academic Initiative

User Group Benefits

Q & A
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Introducing Sun...
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Introducing Sun Microsystems
Key facts

Industry-leading producer of hardware and software
for enterprises and individuals.

Largest contributor to open-source code.

Java powers more than 5.5 billion devices
worldwide.

Invests more than $1 billion in Research and
Development every year.

Socially responsible and
Greenest

computer
company (Fortune Magazine).
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1982 : Sun founded.

1983 : NFS technology released.

1987 : SPARC architecture introduced.

1992 : Solaris 2 OS unveiled.

1995 : Java Platform launched.

1999 : StarOffice (OpenOffice) available for free.

2005 : Sun open-sources its software range.

(OpenSolaris, NetBeans, SunSPOT, MySQL VirtualBox)
Introducing Sun
Introducing Sun
Introducing Sun
Introducing Sun
A history of innovation
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The Founding Four: Vinod Khosla, Bill Joy, Andy Bechtolsheim, and Scott McNealy
on assembly floor.
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Innovative Technologies

Datacentres

Servers

Storage

Workstation

OpenSPARC

Sun SPOT
(1) Hardware
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Innovative Technologies
(2) OS and Application

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Sun xVM
Operating System
Virtualization
Architecture
Application
Infrastructure
Database Platform
Sun Hardware & Software Solutions
Platforms for the Web Economy
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Some Cool Technology
(1) Solaris Operating System


OS that provides a rich,
coherent platform for building
and running application.

Why Open Solaris: technologies
Dtrace, filesystem ZFS, Zones,
xVM VirtualBox, good
documentation, current release
is portable for desktop/laptops.
Visit
http://www.opensolaris.org
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A Java platform for developing
applications for wireless networks
and small devices

Applications such as:
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Robotics
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Art
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Toys
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Personal electronics
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Commercial Applications
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Telemetries
Some Cool Technology
(2) Sun SPOT

Visit
http://www.sunspotworld.com/
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Some Cool Technology
(3) Project Wonderland


100% Java and open source
toolkit for creating
collaborative 3D virtual
worlds.

Within those worlds, users
can communicate with high-
fidelity, immersive audio and
share live application and
docs to conduct real
business, conduct training,
teaching...i.e. Webcast of
future.
Visit
https://lg3d-wonderland.dev.java.net/


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Sun is the leading contributor to open-source software.

FOSS promises
The freedom to participate, collaborate,
create, use and redistribute.

And is great because
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It's free!
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Enables you to contribute and innovate.
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Participation in communities.
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Helps you build skills for a career in IT.
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Download – Use – Contribute
http://developers.sun.com/students/


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Free training – the
Sun Academic
Initiative
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Sun Academic Initiative

What is the SAI Learning Connection?
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Online training in Sun's technologies.
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Free ePractice exams.
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Heavily discounted certification exams.

What qualifications can I get?
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Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA)
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Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)
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Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA)
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Sun Certified Network Administrator (SCNA)
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Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD)
From registration to certification
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Benefits of the SAI for Students

Wide range of relevant subjects for computer
science or engineering students.

Learning at time, place and pace to suit you.

Obtain industry recognized Sun Certification at the
end of it.

Builds confidence in your own knowledge-base.

Looks great on CV.

Good for career earnings.
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Registration
https://sunlearningconnection.skillport.com


Program Name:
SAI-US

Program ID:
z5c4gf20
IMPORTANT: You will need these two codes to get your
discount exam voucher.
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Training Packages under SAI
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User Group (OSUM)
Benefits
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Open-Source University Meet-up

Student developer organization that educates its
members about the latest open source
technologies.

Benefits
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Learn
about source technologies and new career
opportunities for students.
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Access
free online courses, webinar, tutorial, workshops,
events and project work.
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Interact & collaborate
with Sun staff, technical leads,
engineers.
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Connect
with other students clubs all over the world
On Campus & On-line
Join at :
http://osum.sun.com/group/waynestateuniversityosum

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Next steps



Join the OSUM.


Register with the SAI.


Download and use free software.


Participate & Contribute in User Groups.

Upcoming Event



Speaker from Sun to talk about Solaris,

Virtualization, Resource Management.
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Thanks for coming! :)
Mumtaz Dawoodi
mumtaz.dawoodi@sun.com
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