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Oracle and Apple: This Week's Big Tech News and What it Means for Linux

Jan 30, 2010, 04:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier)

"The tech industry is jumping this week. On the consumer side, Apple finally took the wraps off the poorly named but interesting iPad. On the enterprise side, Oracle finally had the chance to lay claim to Sun and spell out what it's planning to do with the spoils.

"While Apple's announcement got most of the attention, Oracle+Sun is of more interest to most in the Linux community. Specifically, after waiting something like nine months to move forward with the acquisition, it's finally real and Oracle is discussing its roadmaps for all of Sun's product lines. Or most of them, anyway.

"Not Many Details

"For five hours of presentation and discussion, Oracle didn't put a lot of actual details forward on what it plans to do."

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