OpenSXCE Continues OpenSolaris Tradition
Posted under "things I hope get traction and thrive", OpenSXCE is the latest iteration of the once popular OpenSolaris Community Edition. OpenSXCE is based on Illumos, the operating system descendent from OpenSolaris, and as such inherits some of the great stuff that originated at Sun, like DTrace, ZFS, and zones virtualization. OpenSXCEs main claim to fame seems to be that it supports standard Intel x86 architecture as well as the all Sun Sparc architectures.
OpenSXCE is a hobby OS, created and maintained by Martin Bochnig. Hobby systems like this normally fall well outside of my interests, but competition drives innovation, and it is good to see projects popping up around systems outside of Linux.