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Sun Expands 'Open' Storage Line

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| Sun Microsystems Inc. is making another move to expand its small position in
| data storage, as the computer maker continues to take advantage of
| the "open-source" movement that has shaken up parts of the industry.
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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1226...googlenews_wsj

OpenSolaris 2008.11 on Ubuntu 8.10 using Sun xVM VirtualBox

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| Release Candidate of OpenSolaris 2008.11 is out. We shall take it for a spin
| using Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 on Ubuntu 8.10.
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http://blogs.sun.com/amitsaha/entry/...ris_2008_11_on


Recent:

Sabre Holdings: Red Hat Thrives in Place of Unix

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| When Sabre actually benchmarked Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) running on
| Intel against Solaris on SPARC, it found quite a difference — to say the
| least. The Linux/Intel combination was three times faster than the Sun Unix
| solution, and when both licensing and hardware costs were taken into account
| it worked out about 90 percent cheaper, according to Wiseman.
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http://www.enterprisenetworkingplane...le.php/3781171


Related:

Sun Microsystems' Next Linux Move

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| Rather, Sun is preparing to certify more of its servers for Canonical's
| Ubuntu Linux. The effort includes Sun's latest small and midsize business
| servers. In an interview with Reuters on April 2, Canonical CEO Mark
| Shuttleworth reinforced the growing relations between Sun and Ubuntu.
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http://seekingalpha.com/article/7101...ext-linux-move


Sun deploys Linux high performance cluster at Kuwait Oil Company

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| Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has deployed a Linux-based High Performance Cluster
| from Sun Microsystems to run its reservoir simulation software, increase its
| processing power, and enable the company to take critical business decisions
| faster than ever before.
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http://www.arabianbusiness.com/index...temid=77&ln=en


Sun's X64-Based Streaming Server Runs on Linux

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| The Linux used in the system is one that Kealia created for itself
| based on an undisclosed commercial distribution with some real-time
| hooks in it to boost the responsiveness of the system. Over the long
| haul, you can bet that Sun will port the Streaming System software
| to Solaris.
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http://www.itjungle.com/breaking/bn042607-story01.html


Move from Solaris to RHEL boosts performance for the Chicago Mercantile
Exchange

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| At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the traders betting on future commodity
| price fluctuations aren't the only ones who know what it means to take a
| risk. Five years ago, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), now part of the CME
| Group, placed a hefty bet: that it could trust Linux with the heart of its
| business, executing billions of contracts a year and processing them faster
| than previously.
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http://searchenterpriselinux.techtar...309889,00.html
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