Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jan 2010 16:08 UTC
Oracle and SUN "Several of the concerns about Oracle's acquisition of Sun have revolved around how Unix technologies led by Sun would continue under the new ownership. As it turns out, Solaris users might not have much to worry about, as Oracle executives on Wednesday affirmed their commitment to preserving the efforts. In the case of Solaris, Oracle had already been a big supporter of the rival Linux operating system. Oracle has its own Enterprise Linux offering, based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. For Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, the idea that Linux and Solaris are mutually exclusive is a false choice."
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RE[3]: Could be worse
by dvzt on Fri 29th Jan 2010 20:19 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Could be worse"
dvzt
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2008-10-23

I think Unix is a lecacy system. Sure there are a few places where it is still way ahead of Linux, but that goes both ways and Linux gets new features every 3 months and Unix .. like once a year at best.


If you actually followed OpenSolaris development, you would see that it gets new features at much faster rate than Linux.

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