Oracle cans Solaris 12

Oracle has never officially said that it had plans to end Solaris, but a new road map found on the company’s Solaris systems pages intimates that Solaris 12 will likely never arrive. That road map, a small PDF on Oracle’s site, shows a focus on cloud deployments and something called Solaris 11.next. According to Oracle’s … continue reading

Java EE awaits its future

When Oracle purchased Sun Microsystems in 2010, the immediate worry in the marketplace was that the company would become a bad actor around Java. Six years later, it would seem that these fears have come true—at least in part. The biggest new platform for Java, Android, remains embroiled in ugly litigation between Google and Oracle. … continue reading

Java turns 20

When a small team at Sun Microsystems set out to research the future of digital devices in 1990, they could never have guessed that their work would spawn the most popular programming language for enterprise systems. Twenty years later, and Java remains the workhorse of the enterprise, despite its origin as a language for embedded … continue reading

Twenty years of Java through its creator’s eyes

As the father of Java, James Gosling gets a lot of love from the millions of developers who use the language around the world. Today, however, he programs robots that swim in the ocean. We caught up with him to discuss the early days of Java. SD Times: How did your work on Java start? … continue reading

Microsoft is the new Sun Microsystems

We told you earlier this year that Microsoft was planning to open up its .NET platform with a foundation and multiple open-source projects. The arrival of this project was yesterday, thanks to Microsoft’s release of a preview version of Visual Studio 2015. Also in there was news of Visual Studio Community 2013, a free version … continue reading

From the Editors: Seeing through an Eclipse

Eclipse has made it through 10 years, and we salute it; Google did right by unforking Android … continue reading

From the Editors: First Sun, now Novell

The software landscape has changed dramatically following recent acquisitions; open-source software has a long tail … continue reading

From the Editors: Keeping Sun’s open-source software open

Oracle’s lawsuit against Google over Java is very troubling; the future of multicore development looks bright now … continue reading

From the Editors: Gosling’s escape is symbolic

Oracle will handle Java the way it sees best for its business; how will Visual Studio 2010’s new features play out? … continue reading

James Gosling leaves Oracle

“The Father of Java” at Sun Microsystems leaves the company that bought his old haunt, and he plans to take some time off … continue reading

Oracle completes Sun acquisition

As Oracle maps out its future, greater attention is paid to PostgreSQL, which is considered a counterbalance to MySQL … continue reading

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