Many questions remain about what Oracle will do with Sun's open-source programs, but at least one program, OpenSSO, will live on in a new company: ForgeRock. read more...
on 05/10/2010 – Made popular on 05/10/2010
OpenSSO Express has been removed for download from Oracle's website, leaving users of the community version of what was Sun's single sign-on platform to either, build their own version from source code, or to go to a third party
Cyber Cynic: "When Oracle bought Sun, there were many unanswered questions about Sun's open-source portfolio of programs. Over a year later, we still don't know, for example, if OpenSolaris is going to have Oracle's support."
So, does your company do open source? Really? I'm not talking about using open source. I'm asking if your company takes open source philosophy to heart by walking the walk. I doubt there's any decent- sized company that doesn't use open source. But how many do open source in a business setting? Does your company *do* open source, like, within?
We all know that lots of companies use open-source software. Trying to get a handle on what open-source programs they use can be a little harder. That's why OpenLogic, an open-source software support company's recent report on both their growth and what programs businesses are asking for help with ...
The question "Why open source?" really encompasses two questions for the enterprise to consider: "Why use open source software?" and "Why should I develop my software in a community-based, open source way?" Who should care about the answers to these questions? Well, virtually everyone.