Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Aug 2010 19:14 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Due to me not working for OSNews these past eight weeks, I've been a bit out of the loop, as I didn't really follow technology news. I did notice that a lot is going on in OpenSolaris land, and today, Oracle has outlined what it has planned for Solaris 11 - and according to some, the fears about OpenSolaris' future were justified.
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RE: Not surprised...
by nt_jerkface on Wed 11th Aug 2010 21:35 UTC in reply to "Not surprised..."
nt_jerkface
Member since:
2009-08-26

Of course, customers will care. Nobody wants to be locked into proprietary expensive platforms.


You mean the same customers that are buying Oracle?

Every technology investment comes trade-offs. To make technology decisions based entirely upon whether or not the code is open is foolish. There are plenty of cases where expensive proprietary software pays for itself over time.

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RE[2]: Not surprised...
by flanque on Thu 12th Aug 2010 04:21 in reply to "RE: Not surprised..."
flanque Member since:
2005-12-15

Totally agree. Being in the enterprise Solaris game myself I couldn't care less if it's open or not. I want it to work and be supported both of which it does this very, very well.

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