Praveen's Blog

An Eternal Quest for Incremental Improvement

My employer (Sun Microsystems, Inc.) has announced another round of layoffs, which will eliminate as much as 18% of Sun's workforce (around 6000 jobs), will save the company $700 million to $800 million. We have also announced the departure of the head of Software Group, Rich Green. With this ...


I really don't understand the point how changing the ticker symbol from SUNW to JAVA is going to bring a great difference to Sun's brandname. I would suggest some more brilliant changes like Java Microsystems, Inc., JavaOS, JavaFire, JavaOffice, JMC (Java Managament Center), Java Java (well, that is ...


Some of you might have wondered about the update that I announced in a couple of posts earlier. All sort of speculations like marriage, new job, stealthy startup, etc., were around. Let me put an end to those through this post.

I am moving to the United States permanently. I ...


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The following post is my personal view and my employer, Sun Microsystems should not be held responsible for any content or their consequences.
Sun Streaming System

Whenever my friends asked me about the details of the project that I am working for at Sun Microsystems, I was not able to disclose more ...


Sun Microsystems yesterday (officially) announced about making Java platform free. Now Java is available under GNU GPLv2. This is one of the most revolutionary move made by Sun. Initially Sun was about to use CDDL for licensing the open source Java platform. But the choice of GPL is a great ...


Jonathan has written in his blog about the open letter from Scott to Mark Hurd. Can you guess the tone of this mail? :-)


Sun Microsystems will create an open-source project around its Solaris 10 operating system by the end of the year, company executives said Monday. Also, Jonathan Schwartz showed 32-Way UltraSPARC chip that runs Solaris 10.

Courtesy: OSNews