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June 1, 2011  10:40 PM

Oracle passes OpenOffice.org on to the Apache Software Foundation



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Apache, open source, OpenOffice, Oracle, sun microsystems

Oracle has contributed the OpenOffice.org code to the Apache Software Foundation's (ASF) Incubator, marking the end of Oracle ownership of the popular Sun legacy open...

May 27, 2009  6:38 PM

Readers weigh in on Sun/Oracle impact



Posted by: ITKE
Citrix XenApp, Linux, Novell SUSE, nVidia, OpenSolaris, Oracle, Red Hat, Solaris, sun microsystems, x86

This post was written by News Contributor, Pam Derringer. A May 5 story on SearchEnterpriseLinux.com about the decline of Sun Microsystems and its recent purchase by Oracle Corp. ...


April 21, 2009  6:13 PM

Open source community reacts to Oracle-Sun deal



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Innobase, Java, MySQL, open source, Open source Solaris, Oracle, PostGreSQL, sun microsystems

Yesterday’s news that Oracle had entered an agreement to buy Sun sent a bit of a shock wave through the open source community. After weeks of pondering what an IBM buyout of Sun would mean, the IT community now had an entirely different scenario unfolding. The news was the first thing I...


February 18, 2009  5:39 PM

Ubuntu gains another win in major server certification quest



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Canonical, HP, HP ProLiant, Linux, sun microsystems, Ubuntu Linux, x86 servers

The little distribution that could, Ubuntu Linux Server Edition supported by Canonical Ltd., announced that it was on its way to achieving certification on Hewlett-Packard's ProLiant x86 servers. According to Canonical's blog post on the...


April 18, 2008  3:46 PM

Sun kisses and makes up



Posted by: Dkr
Hardware issues, Linux blogs and news, Open source Solaris, sun microsystems, TechTarget Blogs

Sun Microsystems Inc. just did a smart about-face.
According to well-known open source analyst and blogger Bill Weinberg, a few years ago Sun...


April 17, 2008  10:27 AM

VIPs’ drop-ins delight MySQL dinner guests



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, MySQL, sun microsystems, Uncategorized

At the MySQL conference in Santa Clara, Calif., Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green, Sun's senior vice president of software, dropped in unexpectedly in an informal dinner organized...


January 17, 2008  1:50 PM

A bright future for MySQL



Posted by: Dkr
MySQL, sun microsystems

The recent acquisition of open source database vendor MySQL by software supergiant Sun Microsystems has many asking if this is a good thing. SearchEnterpriseLinux.com expert Don Rosenberg thinks so. He tells the Enterprise Linux Log why he agrees with Andrew Kutz that this might be the best...


January 16, 2008  4:14 PM

The best open-source SQL server under the sun?



Posted by: Akutz
Andrew Kutz, MySQL, sun microsystems

SELECT company FROM mysql INNER JOIN sun ON mysql.about_time = sun.smart_move By now most people have heard the news: Sun is acquiring MySQL. I was sharing the announcement with co-workers when one of them said that it is old news. He apparently heard about it last night or this morning. But as...


November 6, 2007  1:23 PM

Red Hat makes Java contribution — what was the hold up?



Posted by: ITKE
Java, Red Hat, sun microsystems

JavaIt took them about a year, but Red Hat finally got on board with Sun...


September 13, 2007  9:08 AM

Sun to sell Microsoft Windows Server boxes … ?!



Posted by: ITKE
Microsoft, sun microsystems

What is going on in the land of Sun Microsystems today?

In a rather stunning bit of news, Microsoft and Sun announced at a press conference that Sun has signed up to become a Windows Server...


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