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June 18, 2012 By Kyrylo Myronov

Follow The Sun

"Follow The Sun" application allows you to review the current sun state.It downloads few photos from the NASA website and shows to...

July 29, 2011 by

Oracle releases 'buggy' Java SE7

Java Standard Edition 7 is the first full release since Oracle completed its purchase of Sun in 2010, but developers have reported bugs that can crash virtual machines, corrupt data and cause errors in applications

April 14, 2010 by

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has remade the company via acquisitions. Oracle has acquired a bevy of companies such as Siebel Systems, PeopleSoft, BEA Systems and others to become a significant applications player. Meanwhile, Oracle remains the database leader and displays strength in middleware. Oracle's next frontier: Hardware. The acquisition of Sun Microsystems could position Oracle as "T.J. Watson's IBM" or be a big headache.

March 27, 2012 By Blue Sun Applications Pty. Ltd.

fhonk

Fhonk is the latest, must-have social networking accessory. This new iPhone and iPad app integrates with Facebook, but gives you functionalities...

August 14, 2009 by

Future cloud apps won't need humans

Lew Tucker, vice president and chief technology officer of cloud computing at Sun Microsystems, foresees applications that are entirely self-sufficient. Humans will be able to set boundaries, of course, but will no longer be needed to turn servers, or anything else for that matter, physically on or off.

August 13, 2009 by

Future cloud apps won’t need humans

Lew Tucker, vice president and chief technology officer of cloud computing at Sun Microsystems, foresees applications that are entirely self-sufficient. Humans will be able to set boundaries, of course, but will no longer be needed to turn servers, or anything else for that matter, physically on or off. It is important, he says, that these applications be unified and driven by a compatible set of protocols in order to create a global cloud of clouds.

June 29, 2009 by

Sun VirtualBox 3.0

Sun Microsystems released VirtualBox 3.0 today. One goal of this release is supporting workloads, such as database management systems, some collaborative applications and many web-based applications that rely on multiple processes running simultaneously.

June 5, 2009 by

JavaStation Reprise?

I just heard a speculation that I hope is untrue: that Oracle is looking at using a Windows Java client in lieu of the ill fated 1990s java station to run its applications in mixed Sun/Windows environments. Somebody please tell me it isn't so!

May 28, 2009 by

ACCC eyes Oracle's Sun buy

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) today commenced monitoring Oracle's proposed US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

April 20, 2009 by

Oracle to Buy Sun - View from the Virtual World

If Oracle's acquisition of Sun actually becomes a market reality, it will most certainly change the dynamics of the market for servers, operating systems, development tools, database management systems, applications and, of course, virtualization technology. Let's take a dark view of the possibilities in each area.

March 31, 2009 by

Energy-efficient chips are cool, but Intel is reaching much deeper in eco-innovation

OK, OK, we've all heard a gazillion and one things this week about why Nehalem, er the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, is like, a total breakthrough in terms of energy efficiency. Intel calls the chip its most revolutionary product in the past 15 years (shades of Pentium) and all manner of software companies, including Sun Microsystems, are falling all over themselves to optimize their operating systems or applications for the platform.

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