Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
TechWorld published a new article this morning entitled New Sun exec aims to close Solaris ‘usability gap’. In this article they interview Ian Murdock who is the new chief operating platforms officer for Sun. There are only three questions in this piece, but Ian highlights his plans to close the "usability gap" for Solaris.