July 22, 2005
Enterprise Unix Roundup: An Odd Win for Desktop Linux
As things stood before Sun repurposed JDS as a Solaris product, you would have been right to wonder what would become of the offering at all. The past two years have seen Sun regroup around Solaris on x86 hardware, nixing internal Linux development and effectively writing off its expensive Cobalt acquisition. It looked, momentarily, like a raging case of NIH (Not Invented Here) may have gripped the company as it worked out its on-again-off-again Linux relationship.