Re: [solarisx86] Oracle stopping SunRay development, etc?
- You (John D Groenveld) wrote:
> It will be interesting if any of this moves towards theI do doubt that... That part has never been opensourced...
> Illumos ecosystem.
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- In message <20130716131558.GB140@...>, Matthias =?iso-8859-1?Q?Pf=FCtz
>I do doubt that... That part has never been opensourced...I expect Chuck Rozwat and company will update the Sun Ray
extended support life matrix to satisfy the US taxman and various
other members of Ed Zander's old rolodex of preferred low-volume,
high-margin customers who rely on those bits and hardware, less
they burn bridges to sell more Exa mainframes.
Perhaps they're easier marks than I give them credit, but
coming so quickly after the sticker shock of Java 1.6 to
premium extended support, I foresee push back on Oracle's sales
critters from even the fattest, ripest targets.
I was thinking about in which projects the talent might
invest their new found time.
- In message <201307151310.r6FDAvK1018310@...>, John D Groenveld wr
>Yuck, I hate when the SJVN hack breaks news.Bridget Botelho piles on:
| In fact, a number of IT industry watchers weren't even familiar with
| Oracle's VDI offering.
| "I've never met anyone who uses it," said Berger, who regularly
| speaks with corporate clients about VDI. "I'm talking about Oracle
| VDI more now that it's over."
| Berger has tried Oracle's VDI software and said it was "nothing
| phenomenal." However, "the biggest problem with adoption was not
| the product; it was the name Oracle that scared people away," he
More of that (malign) efficient execution for which Larry Ellison
and company was famous?
Who is Wim Coekaerts counterpart under Judith Sim?
I suspect we'll see more news on this topic over the coming
months and I want to make certain I ask the Google News Oracle
the right questions.
BTW here's Wim's business case for a RDBMS dependency