Oracle Sues Companies It Says Provide Solaris OS Support In Illegal Manner
Nonsense. I work for a fairly large university in the NE. We were an virtually exclusive Sun hardware/Solaris shop. Due to Oracle's behavior, we've moved wholly away on both hardware and software since they acquired Sun. Good riddance. I also know of an enormous urban school district (where I used to work and still know many people) that has done the same. While this is only an N of 2, I doubt we're all that rare.
I work for a University out west, and our story is the same as yours. We had a large Sun/Solaris presense... not anymore.
Post-Oracle Purchase, How Is Sun's Software Doing?
SGE (now Oracle Grid Engine), Dead (closed and no longer free).
Debian 6.0 To Feature a Completely Free Kernel
Not just Linux, they yanked it out of the kfreebsd kernel too, which is causing problems because you can't just install a firmware-kfreebsd package - yet. I think they were a bit premature pulling the trigger on the kfreebsd kernel. Check out:
HP To Buy Palm For $1.2 Billion
HP won't pull an Oracle - ruin Palm the way Oracle has ruined Sun.
Opera Mini 3.0 Now Available
Fair enough - I had forget that the primary market for Opera Mini is cell phones (I don't even browse the web on mine) and not the Wi-Fi enabled PDA I was testing it on. As such I didn't see the point of proxying the connection, especially when I may or may not trust who is proxying it.