Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
At the UK-based technology website Techworld, Sun's Larry Wake has responded to Novell's recent comments at Techworld about Sun and the real intentions of Solaris. Specifically, Novell's Adrian Keward believes that Solaris has suffered due to Sun's primary focus on their hardware offerings. In Sun bites back at Novell, Wake responds with thoughts on Sun's software division, Solaris hardware support, the performance of Solaris, open-source Solaris, and the longevity of Solaris applications. Larry Wake serves as a group manager for Solaris at Sun.