Linked by David Adams on Wed 24th Sep 2008 22:44 UTC, submitted by snydeq
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin has said it is time for Solaris to simply move out of the way and yield the future to Linux. 'The future is Linux and Microsoft Windows. It is not Unix or Solaris,' he claims, contending that Sun's strength in long-lifecycle apps is giving way to Linux, as evidenced by the rise of Web apps, where Linux holds a decided advantage, Zemlin claims. With capabilities such as ZFS and DTrace, Sun is trying to compete based on minor features, he says. 'That's literally like noticing the view from a third-story building as it burns to the ground.'
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Tell that to the companies
by riha on Fri 26th Sep 2008 20:15 UTC
riha
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2006-01-24

That relies on software and OS:es that can give you 100% binary compatibility.

For the linux platform an simple kernel or package upgrade might render your applications useless.

Solaris is way better for servers than linux is, that is MY opinion.

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