Google and Sun
jonathan at carnageblender.com
Wed Oct 5 22:57:44 MDT 2005
On Wed, 5 Oct 2005 15:32:50 -0600, "Bryan Sant" <bryan.sant at gmail.com>
> Has anyone been paying attention to the news about a multi-year deal
> struck between Goolge and Sun yesterday? Google is interested in
> Java, OpenSolaris, OpenOffice, and hardware from Sun.
Or so Sun's PR department says.
Remember when it was Sun + IBM that was going to Change The World? Then
not too long ago it was Sun + Microsoft.
Sun's looking for a white night to save them and not having much luck,
> I still haven't run Solaris/OpenSolaris on an x86 system -- I've
> always stuck with Linux -- but I'm about to convert a few systems. I
> know we've had similar discussions before, but how do you guys feel
> about OpenSolaris? Would you run it? It sounds like Goolge is going
Solaris 10 is cool stuff.
But now my co-workers got me using Debian and I'm addicted to apt and
10000 pre-built packages. Solaris 10's package management doesn't
impress. And, of course, good luck finding packages for it outside of
the Sun cds.
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