Canonical will distribute Sun's open-source Glassfish software for running Java on servers with the , the companies plan to announce Wednesday. Glassfish, released in 2005, is Java Enterprise Edition software that lets programs run on servers; it relies on core by the end of 2006. Glassfish competes with open-source application software including Apache's Geronimo and Red Hat's JBoss.
; a developer conference is taking place this week at Google, an Ubuntu user. In addition, as expected, Sun and Canonical plan to announce , and Ultra 20 and Ultra 40 workstations, all machines that use Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processor.