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Reuters: Oracle, Sun Team Up

“Oracle and Sun Microsystems, in a direct assault on their
mutual archrival Microsoft, will announce on Monday they will work
together on a new type of computer that does not require an
operating system.”

“Ellison did not specify what type of kernel the company would
select, but candidates include kernels from operating systems
software such as Linux, HP-UX, Solaris, System 10 from Apple
Computer, FreeBSD and NetBSD.”


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