This extensive (40pages) white paper provides an overview of the function of Sun Identity Manager, and explains how to install it with GF and MySQL. The combination of the three provides a very compelling value-proposition.
I have already blogged about this keynote at http://www.pythian.com/blogs/948/liveblogging-who-is-the-dick-on-my-site.
If you are interested in actually seeing the video, the 286 Mb .wmv file can be downloaded at http://technocation.org/videos/original/mysqlconf2008/2008_04_17_panelDick.wmv and played through your browser by clicking the “play” link at http://tinyurl.com/55c5ps. This is not to be missed!
Identity 2.0: A world that’s simple, safe and secure.
Who is the Dick on My Site? by Dick Hardt (Sxip Identity Corporation)
“Really, data is about people. It’s really identity data.”
“Identity helps you predict behavior.”
“Identity is who you are.”
“Identity is also what you like.”
“Identity enables you to uniquely identify somebody.”
“There are things that other people say about you, too.”
“Modern identity is about photo IDs so you can prove your identity.”
“Identity is a complicated issue….Everyone has a different idea of what it is.”
Identity transactions are:
- party identification (who)
- authorization (permission)
- profile exchange (info about that person)
- NOT record matching
Identity transactions can be: …[Read more]