Jacob Kaplan-Moss

5 items tagged β€œsun”

πŸ“Œ Monty says: Oops, we did it again (MySQL 5.1 released as GA with crashing bugs)

This is just nuts: something stamped final should not be this full of fail. Monty’s got a great roundup of what went wrong, and as you might expect it’s the classic case of letting suits and marketing schedules run software release. I thought Open Source was supposed to put the power back in the hands of the technocrats... #

πŸ“Œ Sun acquires MySQL

Wow. This might actually be a good move for MySQL, but it certainly puts Sun’s support of PostgreSQL in jepordy, which is a shame. #

πŸ“Œ Sun OpenID Non-Assertion Covenant

More companies need to start doing this. Software patents *can* work, but the patent office allows them to be too powerful. Smart companies like Sun are routing around the damage and allowing communities to make use of important technology. #

πŸ“Œ ZFS at OpenSolaris.org #
πŸ“Œ Speedy on Niagara | The Fridge

Ubuntu + Niagara = Crazy Delicious #