Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Oct 2010 21:52 UTC
Java "Oracle and IBM today announced that the companies will collaborate to allow developers and customers to build and innovate based on existing Java investments and the OpenJDK reference implementation. Specifically, the companies will collaborate in the OpenJDK community to develop the leading open source Java environment."
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RE[2]: Why all the fuss about Java?
by rom508 on Wed 13th Oct 2010 16:51 UTC in reply to "RE: Why all the fuss about Java?"
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I obviously (like many others) don't have infinitely deep pockets to run a small cluster of mainframes that Java needs to achieve those levels of performance that you're implying.

But hey, what the hell, these days it's the taxpayer who bails out banks and other financial institutions, no wonder nobody gives a shit how much the IT infrastructure costs (amongst other things...).

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