Has OpenSolaris Reached the End of the Road?

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Aug 24, 2010

An internal unofficial Oracle memo has outlined a new policy regarding the OpenSolaris operating system. Some consider this as the death of OpenSolaris, but others point to the opportunity for the project to be carried on by Illumos, an open source organization that wants a completely open OpenSolaris, providing the code that is currently closed and not depending on Oracle.


Sun Pledges to Appear Behind Every Cloud

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 18, 2009

Sun enters the cloud market with Sun Open Cloud Platform and will provide virtual machine images for all its open source software. The main technologies powering Sun’s cloud are: Java, MySQL, OpenSolaris and Open Storage.


Sun Opens Netscape Server Source

by Charlie Martin Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 19, 2009 1

Sun's OpenSolaris project has released the Java Enterprise Server as open source under the BSD license. The is largely the same as their commerical product, which descends from the Netscape Enterprise Server of the 90's.


Using Dtrace to Improve Rails Performance

by Sam Aaron Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 29, 2007 1

InfoQ investigates how three companies recently collaborated to use DTrace, a powerful open source process introspection tool, to find and fix a substantial Rails latency issue.

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