Links for 14 Nov 2008 - 1 Dec 2008
Links of interest for 14 Nov 2008 - 1 Dec 2008:
Replacing high-end Unix with enterprise Linux? Not so fast
- It's nice to see some people are actually looking at the merits of Solaris 10 and it's Containers (aka zones with provisioning) in comparison to a Linux/VMware alternative.
Ubuntu vs. OpenSolaris vs. FreeBSD Benchmarks
- Interesting benchmarking of these 3 popular operating systems, and believe it or not OpenSolaris (or Slow-aris as it was once coined) does pretty well.
Code Instructions: Java Performance
- A good read if you still have doubts about Java's performance. Java is much much quicker than it used to be.
What Sun Should Do
- Good breakdown of where sun should, could and are heading.
The story on Sun's Q1FY09 results - a loss, or a fresh start? Sun and the future
- Finally as glowing review of Sun's Q1 results and the direction the company is heading. Someone outside of Sun is actually seeing the bigger picture of where Sun is heading.
Is your (website’s) underwear showing?
- Oooops, I'm guilty of forgetting to set a background colour on my websites. It's not something you think about much if you're developing a site with a white background.
— Published 01 December 2008
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