redmonk.com: Never in recent memory has there been less focus on the operating system, a subject we examine periodically. We see this qualitiatively, as the nature of our engagement shifts to the layers above, below and around the operating system.
redmonk.com/sogrady: Ian Skerrett of Eclipse asserted that, according to Eclipse’s community survey data, Mac had fallen behind Linux as an operating system of choice for developers. Rolling up their numbers, I get the following distribution of operating systems:
linuxevangelist.blogspot: I am a Linux, Mac & Windows user and I use them on daily basis. I use Linux for all my personal works, Windows at my Office and Mac on the move [since I bought it at high premium].
zdnet.co.uk: There's no denying that every operating system has its own little foibles, but some shortcomings are more infuriating than others, says Jack Wallen.
serverwatch.com: It's been a busy week for operating systems (OSes). Here's a rundown of what happened and the implications.
linuxjournal.com: For those disappointed by Oracle's decision to discontinue supporting a free version of its Solaris Unix-like operating system, a new alternative emerged to take its place.
h-online.com: The SCO Group has stated in an ad hoc press release that it will be selling its UNIX division to the highest bidder.
theregister.co.uk: It is not quite ready for primetime, but with the announcement of OpenIndiana, a so-called spork of Oracle's OpenSolaris Unix distribution, the server world is getting a familiar, re-opened, and community-developed operating system aimed specifically at data center workloads.
phoronix.com: There is already the Illumos Project, which is a fork of OpenSolaris with a fully open-source code-base, that is now being used within the Nexenta and SchilliX operating systems, among others. We have just been tipped off as well that next week another new OpenSolaris derivative is being announced and it's to be called OpenIndiana.
h-online.com: The OpenSolaris distribution Schillix has released a version of its operating system which is based on the OpenSolaris fork Illumos.