Sun.com is dead now

Just found that sun.com is now redirecting to oracle.com. Some days back I visited Sun’s original website. But it didn’t took long by Oracle to make it red. Well I am a regular visitor of Sun forums. And with this change, I am trying to adjust myself with this transition. As I am having some issue in finding contents.

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Oracles message to Sun customers and challenges IBM

Just found on Oracle website that they have placed a message for Sun customers about their objectives and their focus on Solaris and SPARC. And more interestingly you can find Larry Elison (CEO of Oracle) challenging IBM to compete in hardware business. A marketing tactic.

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Oracle has acquired SUN Microsystems. So whats the impact?

On 20th April Oracle has eaten up another company. SUN Microsystems which was dangling around in the corridors of IBM, now at last got settled with Oracle on price of  approximately $7.4 Billion in equity value or $9.50 per share in cash. Both companies have been collaborating in Java platform and have strategic relationships. Oracle has built up its faces specification ADF Faces which is based on Java Server Faces. Oracle also has JDeveloper IDE for Java in its stack. But after acquiring SUN, Oracle happens to add an operating system (Solaris) with a wide range of server systems (Spark) in its stack.

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