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Sun Snags Innotek--Should I Wince?

Feb 17, 2008, 13:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"Sun just made another open source acquisition: Innotek, the makers of the open source VirtualBox virtual machine application. Unlike MySQL, though, this is one open source acquisition that hits home for me in a major way.

"I've been using virtual machines as testbeds in one form or another for years. On a modern and decently equipped PC (multiple cores, more than one hard drive), they're a far more convenient way to do controlled work with software and operating systems than having an entirely separate computer..."

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