Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Jun 2009 17:50 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The team at Sun behind OpenSolaris has unleashed OpenSolaris 2009.06 upon the world. This new release comes packed with new features, changes, improvements, and fixes, and is the first release of OpenSolaris for SPARC, adding support for UltraSPARC T1, T2 (Sun4v), and UltraSPARC II, III and IV (Sun4u). Read on for some of the improvements that stand out.
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RE[7]: Open Solaris is not bad
by akrosdbay on Thu 4th Jun 2009 07:23 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Open Solaris is not bad"
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LOL! Why would I be scared of Open Solaris or Solaris in general. Remember it's Linux that helped kill Solaris not the other way around.

Solaris is dead! That is news to me. May be the billions in revenue Sun made last quarter were fantasy.

Redhat makes $652 million a year. Sun makes $642 million in software revenue not including the service sales for software. If you assume they make even a few hundred million in software services/year from the $4 billion they make in service. Sun easily makes more money per year selling software than Redhat.

Sun's SPARC CMT server line alone makes $1.3 billion+ a year. That line only runs Solaris.

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