For those unaware, Oracle laid off ~ all Solaris tech staff yesterday in a classic silent EOL of the product.
Solaris was a better server and development platform than anything else (OK, after HPUX and SunOS reached EOL), but getting management to spend money up front was always a massive battle. SUN did themselves no favors by going back and forth with SPARC and x86, and getting a freebie OpenSolaris running was a challenge.
But now the world runs servers on piece of shit free-as-in-freebase-heroin Linux, paying fedora-wearing dipshits at DeadRat for “support” consisting of “no, you go fuck yourself”.
This future has been brought to you by lawyers and the lowest bidder.
I’m too bummed out to make a playlist for today, so here’s a couple of Apple’s: