CNET News: Sun's Next Goal: Linux on Sparc Chips
Feb 08, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The server and software company launched its servers based on
its own UltraSparc T1 'Niagara' chips in December, a major part of
a drive to restore its lost luster and financial strength.
"But alongside the hardware launch came a more quiet software
push: an attempt to make the Linux and BSD Unix open-source
operating systems a serious option for buyers of Sparc-based
computers. To promote the technology combination, Sun is trying to
coax an accompanying software business into existence..."