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.
With Solaris Express Community Edition Build 88 never making it out to the public due to bugs, it's been a bit longer than usual before seeing a new SXCE release. However, today Sun and the OpenSolaris community have released Solaris Express Community Build 89. The release announcement and links to the downloads, OpenSolaris "Nevada" kernel change-log, and X.Org change-log can be found on the OpenSolaris Forums.