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Oracle Releases VM VirtualBox 5.2

It was more than one year ago that VirtualBox 5.1 was released while today it's finally been succeeded by a new feature release.

18 October 2017 - Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2 - 12 Comments
SPARC Sees Updates For Linux 4.14

While Oracle recently laid off a ton of SPARC staff (and Solaris), not everyone was let go and it's still not instantly a dead platform. With Linux 4.14 there are some SPARC improvements for those relying upon this ex-Sun hardware.

10 September 2017 - SPARC Linux 4.14 - 13 Comments
Java EE Is Now Available Via GitHub

Following word last month Oracle was looking to move Java EE off to a new (more open) steward, today developers have noticed Java EE in its entirety is available via GitHub.

6 September 2017 - Java EE Open-Source - 22 Comments
Oracle Switching Solaris To A Continuous Delivery Model

Last week talk of Solaris heated up again with Solaris 12 being removed from the Oracle road-map, after rumors of Oracle canning Solaris occurred in early December, meanwhile there are also more layoffs happening at Oracle. Oracle finally issued a blog post this week with a bit more clarification on the matter.

28 January 2017 - Continuous Delivery - 86 Comments
Illumos Continues To Let OpenSolaris Live On

It's been more than five years since the launch of Illumos as the concerted, community-based effort around the OpenSolaris code-base. This truly-open Solaris stack continues to be at the heart of OpenIndiana, SmartOS, Dyson, and other operating systems.

2 February 2016 - Illumos Presentation - Add A Comment
Oracle Said To Be Baking A Low-Cost SPARC Chip

While Debian just dropped support for SPARC and many are writing off SPARC as dead under Oracle with their offering of x86 servers, a new report out today suggests otherwise. It's being reported that Oracle plans to introduce "Sonoma" as a low-cost SPARC processor.

30 July 2015 - Low-Cost Sonoma SPARC - 18 Comments
Debian Dropping SPARC Support

While Debian supports many CPU architectures, it's working to remove support for the Sun/Oracle SPARC architecture. As of this weekend, Debian has dropped SPARC from their unstable, experimental, and jessie-updates archives.

26 July 2015 - Sun/Oracle SPARC - 23 Comments

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