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Server wars: Open-source Java vs Weblogic and WebSphere

A new survey suggests that proprietary Java application servers are losing to open source in the cloud age.

By January 10, 2012


Oracle climbs up the food chain

Oracle has long been seen as a software company. With the acquisition of Sun, it's now an integrated IT player with a scope of operations akin to that of HP and IBM.

By January 29, 2010


With community, Oracle can reap what Sun sowed

The enterprise software powerhouse stands to gain much from its new assets, but it first needs to learn how to work with the open-source community.

By April 24, 2009


Oracle buys integration challenge along with Sun

Acquiring Sun would gives Oracle a powerful injection of new technology, but the sales pitch of integrated hardware and software has fallen on deaf ears so far.

By April 20, 2009


Open Sources Twit-cast: Sun and IBM

Our first Twit-cast features a discussion about the news of IBM possibly acquiring Sun. Good stuff in a new format.

By March 18, 2009


Sun CEO: Open source = free advertising

Open source is a great way to distribute one's products and earn goodwill, but does that mean it's a good business model?

By March 10, 2009


Why doesn't Sun really respect Java?

As Sun pushes out more meaningless software, Java has become boring. So when-if ever-will Sun start doing right by its own best software invention?

By February 10, 2009


Can Sun rise to the cloud-computing challenge?

As Sun proclaims that it's "gonna do somethin'," the cloud community is reminded of the incredible DNA of this engineering icon--and challenges it faces in executing.

By December 16, 2008


Sun restructures, lays off up to 6,000

Company will realign its software organization into new business groups with a focus on open source and new market sectors.

By November 14, 2008


Does open source need consolidation?

Is open source unnecessarily reinventing too many wheels?

By August 26, 2008