[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed May 5 16:20:51 CDT 2010

On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 04:49:07PM -0400, Carl R. Friend wrote:

>    Does anybody really have any proper intelligence on what the
> roadmap for SPARC and Solaris is for things other than supporting
> Oracle databases?  Personally, I am just not yet ready to drink
> the Intel and Linux Cool-Aid, but it's getting to be a damned
> tough rear-guard fight.

Well, there is also the Intel/FreeBSD kool-aid.  That at least has ZFS,
D-Trace, and a growing dose of LLVM.  Does the FreeBSD team have the
skill to continue ZFS/D-Trace if Oracle stops making updates to the open
source version though?

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