NetworkWorld: Google Testing Sun’s OpenSolaris, Sources Say

“Google is experimenting with the open-source version of Sun’s
Solaris operating system as a possible long-term prelude to
replacing its massive global network of Linux servers, according to

“With dozens of data centers worldwide estimated to house
hundreds of thousands of Intel servers supporting its flagship
search engine, a Google move to OpenSolaris would be another of
several recent votes of confidence for the platform…”

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