Sun making some noise, shall we chat about it?

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  1. MP

    MP New Member

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    I'm gonna be downloading Solaris 10 before I go to sleep tonight and probably get it installed the next day. I'm glad sun is doing this (5 years late but better late then never) and I hope solaris does well. I've been using solaris in school and for the past few years.

    :bowdown: :wavey:
     
  2. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    We have a bunch of Sun machines running Solaris 9 at school. I hardly ever use them though :dunno:
     
  3. MP

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    :werd: all my school uses is solaris 8 (OLD OLD OLD)
     
  4. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    The Sun machines that have the software I need on them are just old and slow. Fine for C coding and whatever, but for Java they lag. I use them to check my email once in a while, but if I'm actually doing some work I use the brand-new Dells with Slack on them
     
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    I like solaris. I have a few sun workstations... maybe this will get me to take them out of the garage :thinks:
     
  6. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    Sun is doing some weird things... they are hinting opensource, yet they paid SCO $9.3 mil for the unix license? They were the the highest contributor, only second to Microsoft who 's business is threatened by linux. :dunno:
     
  7. xheliox

    xheliox It's Good To Be King

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    Yeah, I agree. Sun's actions are.. strange -- I'm quite skeptical.
     
  8. SL1200MK4

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    Sorry not a fan of Sun... We got them in our school, too running Solaris 7 :(...

    But I am a SGI fan, so I might be biased to a certain extend. I just don't understand their politics though...
     
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    I hate Sun. They do the strangest things, esp with Java. I wish they'd hand over Java to IBM and move on. Their servers are nice but too expensive as well. We have a couple older ones at work (Ultra 5s and 240s) but the new one we have is x86 based. It was 4g!!! We could have bought 2 Dell servers for that price. :noes:
     
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    The only thing from Solaris 10 that interests me is their zfs. All the fluff on paper looks promising, but I must see this in action for myself.
     

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