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New petition calls for OpenGL 4.3 and ZFS in OS X

If you've wanted ZFS and OpenGL 4.3 support in OS X, now may be your chance to request it from Apple.

By February 12, 2013


Mac OS X gets ZFS after all--but not from Apple

Promising better data integrity, start-up Ten's Complement has released a new file system for Macs based on Oracle's ZFS. It's an approach Apple began but dropped.

By February 1, 2012


Jonathan Schwartz: Oracle bungled its chance at mobile Java

Oracle could have innovated with Java instead of litigated, says CareZone co-founder and Sun's former CEO. Also: Why Amazon won at cloud computing, "Intel Inside" was a blip, and the Mac is back.

By July 26, 2012


What Oracle wants from storage

Oracle bought Sun which had previously bought an independent storage company, STK. Oracle's new storage strategy: storage is a feature of the Oracle application.

By July 9, 2011


Hello Oracle stack; bye-bye best of breed?

The Oracle stack says that the era of buying and integrating best of breed computing infrastructure has ended.

By January 28, 2010


EMC rolls out FAST

We may be seeing the beginning of big changes in how storage is architected in enterprise data centers.

By December 8, 2009


Observations from an EMC analyst day

EMC has made VMware an integral part of its story in a dramatic departure from years past.

By November 17, 2009


Update on the Sun/NetApp ZFS patent litigation

Sun releases news on the ZFS patent infringement suit, including prior art and a change of venue.

By December 19, 2007


64-bit Snow Leopard defaults to 32-bit kernel

Apple's updated OS ships with a number of 64-bit native applications, but Apple's kernel itself defaults to 32-bit, unless the user holds down the "6" and "4" keys during boot time.

By August 28, 2009


HP, IBRIX, LSI, ONStor and scale-out NAS

The storage acquisition cauldron bubbles. Both HP and LSI/Engenio buy relatively small scale-out NAS file system players. Is there a connection? Is this an emerging trend?

By July 27, 2009