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Money gone, people gone: Oracle's open-source blowback

Feb 16, 2011, 20:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gavin Clarke)

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"Oracle loves open-source projects and technologies – it's just not crazy about other people running them.

"Now, Oracle has a growing reason to dislike the projects themselves and it's got everything to do with the two things Oracle values most: money and control.

"Oracle has said that customers are picking the former Sun Microsystems' open-source GlassFish Java application server as an alternative to IBM's WebSphere and Red Hat's JBoss app servers. This means that those moving to GlassFish are not taking out an Oracle license for WebLogic, Oracle's flagship application server that they bought with BEA Systems in 2008 for $8.5bn. Oracle picked up GlassFish with a grab bag of other software – including Java – from Sun for $5.6bn."

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