Bailing on Solaris?

Joshua Pincus joshua.pincus at
Tue Jan 25 23:18:50 UTC 2011


Why do you think that Oracle is "accelerating toward
death for Solaris"?


On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 2:32 PM, John Jackson <johnj at> wrote:
> Sooo, how many other people have come here lately because they are ready to
> bail on Solaris?  Ooops, I mean Oracle??? :(
>> From what I can see so far, it looks like FreeBSD has solid and still
> healthy support for Sparc platforms?  I'm trying to decide where to jump to,
> since Oracle seems like it's accellerating toward death for Solaris as I've
> come to gladly know it over the last 5 years or so.  Does anyone want to
> email me their opinion on using FreeBSD on Sun hardware?  I've got 4 Sunfire
> 280R's that I've been planning on putting into service for the next 5 years
> or so..
> -John
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