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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 Jan. 10, 2012


Does open source need consolidation?

Is open source unnecessarily reinventing too many wheels?

By Aug. 26, 2008


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 Feb. 10, 2009


Sun reveals its open-source ambitions

Open source is changing Sun dramatically...for the better.

By Oct. 16, 2007


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 Mar. 10, 2009


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 Nov. 14, 2008


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 Apr. 24, 2009


Excerpts from the Sun/MySQL press conference

Live blogging

By Jan. 16, 2008


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 Jan. 29, 2010


Sun virtualizes for developers with Innotek buy

Sun's acquisition of the VirtualBox project is very much part and parcel of what is probably Sun's single greatest thrust--to reconnect with the development community that it once essentially owned but who abandoned it en masse for Linux.

By Feb. 12, 2008