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.
Coming out of JavaOne this morning is quite a bit of new announcements delivered by Rich Green. Java is now fully open-source with the availability of the OpenJDK along with announcing an interim governing board to determine the future of Java. The Java TCK compatibility kit source-code will also be made available. Other announcements coming out this morning include Real Time Java, Erricson going open-source, NASDAQ going to utilize Real Time Java, and Sony Pictures using Java on Blu-Ray discs. More information (and pictures) to come soon.