[rescue] Solaris licensing

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Sat Sep 6 11:15:37 CDT 2014

On 09/06/14 05:59, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 05:59:04PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
>> But is Larry making a sustainable profit on the remnants of Sun, or is
>> he burning the capital (reputation and otherwise) Sun built up, driving
>> the last fragments of Sun even further into the ground?
> It's working here.  After being a Sun user/customer for 30-ish years,
> and having accounted for something like 8 figures worth of Sun purchases
> during my career, I'm done with them.  I'm also advising anyone/everyone
> who will listen to make the same choice.
> The last Solaris system in my operation will be unplugged around the
> end of this month.  Done.  Finished.

My employer's last Solaris-using client unplugged their last Solaris
server last year sometime.  They're an all-Linux shop now.  And it's not
Oracle Linux.

  Phil Stracchino
  Babylon Communications
  phils at caerllewys.net
  phil at co.ordinate.org
  Landline: 603.293.8485

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