[Beowulf] Oracle buys Sun

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Mon Apr 20 10:02:47 EDT 2009


Jeff Layton wrote:
> Tim Cutts wrote:
>> On 20 Apr 2009, at 12:42 pm, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
>>> It's official:
>>> http://www.sun.com/third-party/global/oracle/index.jsp
>>
>> So, what's going to happen to Lustre now, I wonder?
>>
>> Tim
> 
> I think this is a very interesting question. Some corollary questions
> are,
> 
> - What is going to happen with ZFS? (Oracle is funding btrfs)
> - What is going to happen with Solaris? (I've heard that Oracle
>   does it's primary development on Linux).
> - What's going to happen with Oracle Linux?
> - Will Skippy make it out of the cave alive?

[wipes coffee from monitor and keyboard while chuckling ...]

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