illumos News: May 2, 2012
Tonight! SVLUG Event: Comparative Operating Systems Discussion - SVLUG hosts a panel discussion among panelists specialising in current open source Unix systems, including Kevin Dankwardt of K Computing representing Linux; Josh Paetzel, Director of IT at IxSystems, Inc. for FreeBSD; Bryan Cantrill will be talking about the successor to OpenSolaris, illumos, and Joyent’s own distro, SmartOS; Charles Forsyth, Technical Director and Co-Founder at Vita Nuova for Plan 9; and possibly others.
Article: Is Solaris shining in enterprise sector again? ”The illumos project, a community-sponsored fork of the now-defunct OpenSolaris operating system, is living on and seems to be thriving, despite Oracle’s decision to kill OpenSolaris in 2010.”
Coming up! May 23: Amsterdam Hackathon