Sun Microsystems, Inc. definition company
One of the first, and now biggest, US computer manufacturers. They also manufacture in Europe. The Sun-2 and 3 series of workstations
were based on the Motorola 680x0
family of microprocessors
and the Sun-4 series on the SPARC
. Sun also produce their own version of Unix
, originally called SunOS
and now Solaris
. Their Network File System
has become the de facto standard
for sharing files between Unix systems.
Sun own MySQL AB
. Sun was bought by Oracle Corporation
Quarterly sales $1403M, profits $78M (Aug 1994).
(http://sun.com/). Sun World Online (http://sun.com/sunworldonline/).
Address: 2550 Garcia Ave., Mt. View, CA 94043 -1100 USA.