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Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oracle Corporation, selling computers, computer components, computer software, and information technology services. Sun was founded on February 24, 1982. The company was headquartered in Santa Clara, California (part of Silicon Valley), on the former west campus of the Agnews Developmental Center.
  
On January 27, 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle Corporation for US$7.4 billion, based on an agreement signed on April 20, 2009.

Timeline for Sun :

Date Event
0001 C. 100 BC The Antikythera mechanism was constructed
1973 Xerox Alto personal computer was developed at Xerox PARC
22 May 1973 Bob Metcalfe invents Ethernet
1984 Novelist William Gibson coins the term cyberspace
1988 The first worm experience appears
1 Feb 1991 Sun Microsystems Starts Java Technology
1993 Foundation of Nvidia
Jan 1994 Yahoo founded January 1994
25 Mar 2014 Nvidia at GPU Technology Conference
25 Jun 2014 Android watches go up for preorder
8 May 2020 Retro Charity Streamathon - 8-10 May 2020


Hardware Products

Sun Microsystems Cluster

Sun Microsystems Cluster
Unknown
This Sun cluster unit ran Solaris and includes two headunits.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Suncom Joy-Sensor

Suncom Joy-Sensor
Unknown
A game controller with touch sensitive pad and fire button.

Manufacturer : Suncom
Type : Peripheral

SUN 411 with a HP C1539 dds2 Tape Drive

SUN 411 with a HP C1539 dds2 Tape Drive
Unknown
SUN 411 SCSI hard-drive case with a Hewlett-Packard HP C1539 with SCSI-2 Internal dds2 Tape Drive This was kindly donated by Kevin Martin...

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Peripheral

SUN 411 with Tape Drive

SUN 411 with Tape Drive
Unknown
SUN 411 SCSI drive case with a 150MB tape drive.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Peripheral

Suncom Analog Edge Joystick

Suncom Analog Edge Joystick
Unknown
This joystick is switchable between IBM and Apple modes.

Manufacturer : Suncom
Type : Peripheral

Starfighter Joystick

Starfighter Joystick
1984
Commodore and Atari Compatible Claims to be the Ultimate Joystick Tested to 3 Million moves without failure Rounded Corners One fire button on left side ...

Manufacturer : Suncom
Type : Peripheral

Sun 386i

Sun 386i
1988
The Sun 386i was a hybrid UNIX workstation/PC compatible computer system.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation 1 (Sun 4/60)

Sun SPARCstation 1 (Sun 4/60)
1989
The SPARCstation 1, or Sun 4/60, is the first of the SPARCstation series of SPARC-based computer workstations sold by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun 3/80

Sun 3/80
1989
The Sun 3/80 resembles a a SparcStation "pizzabox"-type chassis, but it is not a member of the Sparcstation range.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation 1+

Sun SPARCstation 1+
1989
Also known as the 'Pizza Box' .

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun 3/80

Sun 3/80
1989
The Sun 3/80 resembles a a SparcStation "pizzabox"-type chassis, but it is not a member of the Sparcstation range.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation 1

Sun SPARCstation 1
April 1989
The SPARCstation 1, or Sun 4/60, is the first of the SPARCstation series of SPARC-based computer workstations sold by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation IPC

Sun SPARCstation IPC
1990
The SPARCstation 1, or Sun 4/60, is the first of the SPARCstation series of SPARC-based computer workstations sold by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Microsystems SPARCstation 2

Sun Microsystems SPARCstation 2
1990
The SPARCstation 2, or SS2 (code named Calvin) is a SPARC workstation computer sold by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCStation IPX

Sun SPARCStation IPX
1991
The SPARCstation, SPARCserver and SPARCcenter product lines were a series of SPARC-based computer workstations and servers in desktop, deskside (pedestal) and rack-based form factor developed and sol...

Manufacturer : Sun Microsytems
Type : Computer

Samsung Pen Master Tablet

Samsung Pen Master Tablet
1992
Model 386L/20 4MB RAM and a 120mB hard Drive.

Manufacturer : Samsung
Type : Computer

Samsung Q1 Ultra

Samsung Q1 Ultra
1992
Part of the Samsung Q1 Ultra Series, running Windows XP, and quite markedly different from the other machines in the family.

Manufacturer : Samsung
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation 10

Sun SPARCstation 10
May 1992
The SPARCstation 10 (codenamed Campus-2) is a workstation computer made by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCclassic

Sun SPARCclassic
November 1992
SPARCstation Classic is a workstation formerly manufactured by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation LX

Sun SPARCstation LX
November 1992
The SPARCstation LX incorporates a single 50 MHz microSPARC processor.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation 20

Sun SPARCstation 20
1994
The SPARCstation 20 is a Sun Microsystems workstation based on the SuperSPARC or hyperSPARC CPU.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCserver 20

Sun SPARCserver 20
1994
The SPARCserver 20 system, introduced in 1994, was designed to be a workgroup NFS file server or a database server in an office environment.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Ultra 1 Creator

Sun Ultra 1 Creator
1995
The Ultra 1 is a family of Sun Microsystems workstations based on the 64-bit UltraSPARC microprocessor.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Ultra 1

Sun Ultra 1
1995
The Ultra 1 is a family of Sun Microsystems workstations based on the 64-bit UltraSPARC microprocessor.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun SPARCstation 5

Sun SPARCstation 5
1st January 1995
Also known as the 'Pizza Box' .

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun JavaStation-1

Sun JavaStation-1
1996
Produced by Sun Microsystems in 1996, the JavaStation-1 was a Network Computer (NC) intended to run only Java applications.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Ultra 2

Sun Ultra 2
1996
The Sun Ultra 2 (codenamed 'Pulsar') was an UltraSPARC-based workstation sold in 1996 by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Ultra 60

Sun Ultra 60
November 1997
The Ultra 60 is a fairly large and heavy computer workstation in a tower enclosure from Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Ultra 5

Sun Ultra 5
1st December 1997
The Sun Ultra 5 was a SPARC based machine designed to run a Unix based operating system called Solaris.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun Microsystems Enterprise 250

Sun Microsystems Enterprise 250
1998
Sun Enterprise is a range of UNIX server computers produced by Sun Microsystems from 1996 to 2001.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun Microsystems Sun Ray 1 Thin Client

Sun Microsystems Sun Ray 1 Thin Client
1999
The Sun Ray 1 was the first in a series of thin client terminals developed by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Blade 2500

Sun Blade 2500
2000
A Solaris workstation computer developed by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun Ultra 10 Creator 3D

Sun Ultra 10 Creator 3D
2001
The Ultra 10 is a Sun workstation with the creator 3d graphics card installed, an ultrasparc IIi processor and runs off Solaris 9.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Fire V100

Sun Fire V100
2004
The Sun Fire V100 is a rack mountable server computer, it would have used the Solaris operating system 8,9 or 10.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Netra X1

Sun Netra X1
2004
The Sun Netra X1 is a rack mountable server computer.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Sun Blade 1500

Sun Blade 1500
4th January 2005
A Solaris workstation computer developed by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Computer

Sun Microsystems Sun Ray 2 Thin Client

Sun Microsystems Sun Ray 2 Thin Client
2006
The Sun Ray 2 was the second generation of Sun Ray thin clients developed by Sun Microsystems.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Samsung NP-NC10 Netbook (Blue)

Samsung NP-NC10 Netbook (Blue)
2008
The Samsung NC10 is a sub notebook or netbook computer designed by Samsung.

Manufacturer : Samsung
Type : Portable Computer

Sun Fire V490

Sun Fire V490
April 2009
The Sun Fire V490 is a rack mountable server computer, based around the UltraSPARC IV 1.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Computer

Samsung Chromebook XE303C12

Samsung Chromebook XE303C12
October 2012
The Samsung Series 3 Chromebok was introduced in October 2012 at a San Francisco event with the Samsung Chromebook XE303.

Manufacturer : Samsung
Type : Computer


Software Products

PC-NFS version 5.0

PC-NFS version 5.0
Unknown
PC-NFS version 5.0Includes TCP/IPDiskettes...

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Solaris OpenWindows Version 3

Solaris OpenWindows Version 3
Unknown
Includes OpenWindows version 3 and DeskSet version 3 Also Includes Sun OS 4.

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Solaris 1.1.1

Solaris 1.1.1
Unknown
Solaris 1.1.1 Includes both SunOS 4.1.3_U1 and OpenWindows Version 3_U1. Includes Solaris 2.3 CD ROM and manual...

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Solaris 8

Solaris 8
Unknown
Sparc Platform Edition for Sun Computer Systems...

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Software

Cruising

Cruising
1983
...

Manufacturer : Sunshine
Type : Software - Game

Swordfight

Swordfight
1985
...

Manufacturer : Sunshine
Type : Software - Game

Galaxy Attack

Galaxy Attack
1987
...

Manufacturer : Sunshine
Type : Software - Game

Sun 386i

Sun 386i
1988
Operating disks Note inside that disks are in poor magnetic condition ...

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Software

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game
1988
Batman: The Video Game is a platform game developed by Sunsoft for the NES, Sega Genesis, and Game Boy, loosely based on the 1989 film of the same name.

Manufacturer : Sunsoft
Type : Software - Game

Solaris for SPARC 2.4

Solaris for SPARC 2.4
1992
Solaris for SPARC 2.4 operating environment...

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Benkei Gaiden - Suna No Shou

Benkei Gaiden - Suna No Shou
1992
...

Manufacturer : Sunsoft
Type : Software - Game

Solaris 1.1

Solaris 1.1
August 1992
Solaris 1.1 SMCC Version ACD-ROM...

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Sun-4m Supplement

Sun-4m Supplement
November 1992
Sun-4m Supplement for Solaris 1.

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Taz-Mania

Taz-Mania
1993
...

Manufacturer : Sunsoft
Type : Software - Game

Solaris for SPARC 2.6

Solaris for SPARC 2.6
1993
Solaris for SPARC 2.6 operating environment...

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Solaris 2.3

Solaris 2.3
August 1993
Based on the Unix System Contains Sun OS 5.

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Sun Solutions CD

Sun Solutions CD
1998
...

Manufacturer : Sun microsystems
Type : Software - Game

Sun Solve Version 3.0.7 CD-ROM

Sun Solve Version 3.0.7 CD-ROM
January 1998
Sun Solve Version 3.0.7 CD-ROMInstant support for technical issues. Contains 3 Discs....

Manufacturer : SUN Microsystems
Type : Software

Sun Developer Essentials Enterprise Edition Version 11/00

Sun Developer Essentials Enterprise Edition Version 11/00
2000
Development software and documentation for Sun Solaris 8 / Sparc...

Manufacturer : Sun
Type : Software

Sun Solaris Bonus Software

Sun Solaris Bonus Software
2000
Sparc Platform Edition...

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Software

Sun Solaris 8

Sun Solaris 8
March 2000
Media Sparc Platform Edition for Sun Computer Systems...

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Software

Sun Developer Software Enterprise Edition (October-December 2004)

Sun Developer Software Enterprise Edition (October-December 2004)
2004
Sun Developer Software is a collection of software development products developed by Sun Microsystems for SPARC and x86 platforms.

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Software

Solaris 10 Operating System 11/06

Solaris 10 Operating System 11/06
2006
Unix-based operating system...

Manufacturer : Sun Microsystems
Type : Software


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