Sun open sources Solaris cluster code

Sun Microsystems has released the code of its high-availability Solaris Cluster technology under an open source licence. The company is hoping to expand the market for high performance computing (HPC) systems beyond the traditional areas such as finance and research and development organizations:
“Currently there is no production level commercial cluster system for open source people to use as a base. Now we are raising the level of quality for cluster code in the community,” Paul Steeves, a director for Solaris marketing, said. Full Story


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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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