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Oracle buys Sun - what now for MySQL, Java and OOo?

http://www.tuxradar.com

Oracle has announced it is purchasing Sun Microsystems for just over $7 billion. The official word from Oracle is that the purchase gives it two key assets - Java and Solaris - but open sourcerers will understandably be more interested in MySQL and OpenOffice.org.

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What Oracle-Sun means for Java, open source and RIAs

http://www.itworldcanada.com

Industry analysts weigh in on what the future holds for Sun Microsystems’ software initiatives. Potential anti-trust issues and fee-based Java extensions may lie in the future

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Java 7 Will Evolve to Fine-grained Parallelism

http://www.ddj.com

Java's development team understands the multicore revolution and is working hard in offering a new concurrency framework taking into account the new possibilities offered by the new microprocessors. Hence, JDK 7 (Java Development Kit 7) will offer the fork-join framework in order to help Java developers to tackle the multicore revolution using this popular programming language.

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Design Powerful Web Applications with the Spring Web Flow Framework

http://www.packtpub.com

Through this book users will learn to design, develop, and test their web applications using the Spring Web Flow 2 framework. Java developers will be able to Integrate Java Server Faces (JSF) with Spring Web Flow to organize and manage the storage of data inside their web application.

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Hands-on Hadoop for cluster computing

http://www.linux.com

Hadoop is a distributed computing platform that provides a framework for storing and processing petabytes of data. Because it is Java-based, Hadoop runs on Linux, Windows, Solaris, BSD, and Mac OS X. Hadoop is widely used in organizations that demand a scalable, economical (read commodity hardware), efficent, and reliable platform for processing vast amounts of data.

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Sun thwarts name change at independent Java conference

http://www.thestandard.com

A European Java developers' conference has been prevented from using Javapolis and JaVoxx after opposition from Sun's lawyers. The conference now has a new name, but there's no obvious Java connection.

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Java is finally Free and Open

http://www.jboss.org

At JavaOne in May, 2006, Sun Microsystems announced they were going to release Java as free software under the terms of the GPL. The size of the task (6.5 million lines of code) was only eclipsed by the size of the opportunity for Java as a free and open technology.

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Java finally open-sourced. Does anyone still care?

http://thestandard.com

The IcedTea Project has completed a major milestone by passing the Java Test Compatibility Kit (TCK). What all that means is that the IcedTea Project has achieved what Sun promised to do over two years ago at JavaOne: make Java completely open-source. Red Hat's Fedora 9 will be the first Linux distribution to ship with an OpenJDK binary, and other Linux distributions will probably follow.

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Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?

http://boycottnovell.com

Here is what seems like new attempt s to justify the use of Mono at Java's expense

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Java fully open-sourced 'by end of year'

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Sun Microsystems is to open-source the last closed-source parts of Java, a move that should make it possible to fully integrate the software into Linux distributions.

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Sun wants to free up the rest of Java, have it ship with Linux

http://www.thestandard.com

Sun says it is looking to open source a few remaining Java components so it can ship unencumbered with Linux, and hopefully encourage more Linux developers to use Java.

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Sun to Dangle Prize Money Over Open-Source Efforts

http://www.cio.com

Sun Microsystems will soon unveil a cash prize program for a number of open-source communities.

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Red Hat signs on to Sun's open-source Java project

http://www.linuxworld.com

Red Hat has signed on to participate in Sun Microsystems' open-source Java Standard Edition (SE) project, OpenJDK, and to coordinate its own Java development efforts for Linux with the project.

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GNU Project Releases Latest Version of GNU Classpath

http://java.sys-con.com

"The GNU Project has released version 0.96(.1) of GNU Classpath, an incomplete free implementation of the core Java class libraries..."

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Sun shines as open source pays off

http://www.australianit.news.com.au

SUN paid a high price for positioning itself as the technology candyman to all those dotcom darlings consumed in the crash.

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