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[News] Sun and McNealy Foresee Free Software Powering the Web

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Sun Sees the Cloud as Its Chance to Shine

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| The future of open source computing, and indeed, the future of computing in 
| general, lies in cloud computing, according to Jonathan Schwartz, president 
| and CEO of Sun Microsystems.  


Business Software: Open Source and Cloud Computing

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| There has been a lot of press on cloud computing applications. Cloud 
| computing delivers a single application through the browser to thousands of 
| customers using a multitenant architecture. On the customer side, it means no 
| upfront investment in servers or software licensing; on the provider side, 
| costs are low compared to conventional hosting.    


Sun's McNealy touts open source, bashes Oracle and IBM

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| Like the man who succeeded him at the job of CEO, Jonathan Schwartz, McNealy 
| also loudly beat the open source drum, but in his own inimitable style. Open 
| source code is less buggy and more stable than proprietary code and insulates 
| companies from the "shelf-life-of-a-banana problem" in which technology 
| becomes obsolete 18 months after it was released.    


Sun Microsystem's chief executive Jonathan Schwartz pushes open source and free
software as he launches Sun Cloud.

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| “In the technology marketplace - Linux, Java, MySQL, Firefox, Apache, 
| Eclipse, NetBeans, OpenOffice.org, OpenSolaris – the same applies: Free is a 
| universal price, requires to currency translation, and reaches the longest 
| tail of the market.”   
| By investing heavily in FOSS, Schwartz said, Sun earns the “attention and 
| engagement” of people they might otherwise never reach. Developers in turn 
| improve on the open source product, anchoring those developers more firmly to 
| the open source platform.   



Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google

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| "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run Linux," he said. "How
| are we doing? Forty is less than 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some
| work to do."

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