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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RE[2]: Solaris is not 'whiz-bang'!
by Adurbe on Thu 25th Sep 2008 14:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Solaris is not 'whiz-bang'!"
Adurbe
Member since:
2005-07-06

but these new features (again by the accounts I have heard) are super stable.

Although the features are certainly of note, the would not have been included until they were confident they were 100% stable

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segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

but these new features (again by the accounts I have heard) are super stable.

You're correct. That's what you've heard.

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

Segedunum,

Please stop trolling Solaris threads. You do it habitually. You have nothing constructive to say. You don't seem to know what you are talking about much of the time. And you make the rest of us in the Linux community look bad.

Very Sincerely,
Steve Bergman

Edited 2008-09-25 19:55 UTC

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