Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Mar 2009 11:48 UTC, submitted by PLan
In the News In a move that would certainly shake up the computer industry quite a bit, IBM is reportedly in talks with Sun Microsystems about the possibility of IBM acquiring Sun. Sun is going through hard times at the moment, and has been actively looking for someone to be acquired by.
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RE[4]: Will OpenSolaris survive?
by segedunum on Fri 20th Mar 2009 01:17 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Will OpenSolaris survive?"
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They didn't do it, and won't be able to for some time - Linux just can't scale on larger (say 64 cores and more) server.

Pardon? Linux has been doing it for years. Where have you been living? 64 cores(?!) (processors) is small-fry and there is that inevitable word that people expect to just say or write without quantifying it - scale. You've got to laugh.

Edited 2009-03-20 01:18 UTC

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