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Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company selling computers, computer components, computer software, and information technology services. Sun was founded on February 24, 1982. On January 27, 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle Corporation. Sun Microsystems, Inc. was subsequently renamed Oracle America, Inc. Sun products included computer servers and workstations based on its own SPARC processors as well as AMD's Opteron and Intel's Xeon processors; storage systems; and, a suite of software products including the Solaris operating system, developer tools, Web infrastructure software, and identity management applications. Other technologies of note include the Java platform, MySQL, and NFS. Sun was a proponent of open systems in general and Unix in particular, and a major contributor to open source software. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Sun Microsystems)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'sun microsystems': 15 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'sun microsystems' across all Ariadne articles: 24
  • Average number of references to 'sun microsystems' per Ariadne article: 1.60
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'sun microsystems': 1996-01
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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'sun microsystems':

  1. paul walk (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. ian dolphin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. vicky mays (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. debra hiom (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. melanie lawes (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Mike Fraser asks whether a recent book on open source software licences will help him answer a few questions.

January 2005, issue42, review

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