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Sun + Joyent + Facebook · [This is one of four pieces of Sun news from last week; I ac­tu­al­ly got to make the an­nounce­ments at OSCON but was too busy to blog]. The news is that we’re part­ner­ing with Joyent to of­fer one year’s free host­ing for Face­book apps. I don’t re­al­ly un­der­stand the Facebook-app ecosys­tem, but any­thing that re­duces the bar­ri­er to en­try has to be good, right?
 
Sun Web Server Open-Sourced · [This is one of four pieces of Sun news from last week; I ac­tu­al­ly got to make the an­nounce­ments at OSCON but was too busy to blog]. We’re open-sourcing Sun’s own Web serv­er (for­mal­ly the “Sun Ja­va Sys­tem Web Server”), us­ing (and here’s a sur­prise) the BSD li­cense; I don’t know if we’ve gone BSD be­fore ...
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OpenSSO and Enterprisey Open Source · [This is one of four pieces of Sun news from last week; I ac­tu­al­ly got to make the an­nounce­ments at OSCON but was too busy to blog]. A cou­ple of years ago, Sun’s soft­ware group launched the OpenSSO pro­jec­t, the open-source ver­sion of our big com­pre­hen­sive suite of identity-management tool­s. Now, that project is a sup­port­ed Sun pro­duc­t: OpenSSO Ex­press. I don’t un­der­stand the soft­ware deeply enough to say any­thing au­thor­i­ta­tive about it, but the pricing-and-support mod­el is in­ter­est­ing ...
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Sun Web Stack · [This is one of four pieces of Sun news from last week; I ac­tu­al­ly got to make the an­nounce­ments at OSCON but was too busy to blog]. The Sun Web Stack, ship­ping lat­er this year, is an ag­glom­er­a­tion of Web stuff (“Formerly known as CoolS­tack, al­so known as LAMP/SAMP”), and a fully-supported Sun prod­uct on both So­laris and GNU/Lin­ux. Read on for de­tails and dis­cus­sion; this rais­es some in­ter­est­ing is­sues ...
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