Stories by Paul Krill

Sun offers potpourri of open-source plans

Sun offered informational updates Monday on several ongoing efforts in the open-source arena, including product plans for the OpenSolaris version of the Solaris OS, Java, and the GlassFish application server.

Sun accommodating Linux in Solaris

With an incremental update to its Solaris 10 OS, Sun is extending the platform's virtualization capabilities to accommodate Linux and Solaris on the same computer.

Red Hat adds to system monitoring service

Red Hat said this week it had spruced up its Red Hat Command Center server- and application-monitoring service, eliminating the need for users to maintain a Red Hat-prescribed hardware appliance to collect monitoring data.

Java Kernel plan proceeds

Sun continues to work on the Java Kernel, the idea of which is to provide a subset of the Java Runtime Environment tuned to particular programs.

OpenLogic expands its open-source library

OpenLogic announced Friday it has expanded its library of open-source software packages as part of its OpenLogic Enterprise 4.6 platform, adding key AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) technologies.

Survey: Windows loses ground with developers

Microsoft's Windows platform is losing traction as a target for application developers in North America but still is the dominant platform, according to <a href="http://www.evansdata.com/n2/index.shtml">Evans Data</a> survey results being released on Tuesday.

Zend PHP framework set for Web development

Zend Technologies will offer the 1.0 version of its framework for PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) Web application development, which in pre-release forms has attracted more than 1 million downloads, on Monday.