Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 17th Aug 2005 17:31 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris If Sun gets very serious about Solaris 10 on x86 and the Open Solaris project that it hopes will nourish it, Linux vendors had better get very worried. That's because, in the many areas where Linux is miles ahead of Solaris, Sun stands a good chance of catching up quickly if it has the will, whereas in the many areas where Solaris is miles ahead, the Linux community will be hard pressed to narrow the gap.
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Put simply
by Adam S on Wed 17th Aug 2005 18:47 UTC
Adam S
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2005-04-01

Linux cannot touch Solaris YET on rock solid stability. Big iron mission critical stuff still uses Solaris and UNIX because it has a history of uptime in years and some amazing hot capabilities.

Tne thing is, they can both benefit from each other with open code.

Linux is far from immortal, and while it may always exist, it may not always be the all powerful force it is today. Remember, the biggest competitors non-Microsoft OS's have is each other.

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