Tuesday Jul 11, 2006

Blasts in Bombay (Mumbai) - Today- 100 Fear dead

Just got a call, there were about 7 bomb blasts in Mumbai Railway in Borivali, Khar, Bandra, Bhayander, Jogeshwari, Matunga, Santa Cruz. News sites are busy and heard mobiles are not working in Mumbai but Landlines are holding on.

UPDATE: MSN , BBC, CNN, TOI Links added

Friday Jul 07, 2006

DigiTar changes view of Sun

DigiTar has seen the "light" from Sun. Have you?

If you are still not convinced, try CoolThreads out .

Thursday Sep 01, 2005

Massachusetts to adopt 'open' desktop


CNet has an interesting article today. Massachusetts to adopt 'open' desktop . More information can be found on mass.gov website. It seems OpenOffice.org 2.0 is already starting to have a following before the release.
I am actually more interested in its reporting features now that it is more usable with a backend database.

Tuesday Oct 19, 2004

Processor Pricing: Sun & Microsoft gets it .. Does Oracle or IBM?

The price of software on UltraSPARC IV is key to many customers. As per the latest eweek.com news , Sun & Microsoft gets it right. Pricing per socket is the right way to go rather than pricing per core. But Oracle and IBM are still lagging behind with their pricing policies of their databases.

If only we could get SQL Server on Solaris :-)

Friday Oct 01, 2004

PeopleSoft: "CEO Craig Conway, You are Fired"

PeopleSoft board of directors fired Craig Conway. Does that mean that Oracle gets in?

Wednesday Sep 01, 2004

BBC: "Microsoft's Linux ad 'misleading'"

BBC reported that Linux/Mainframe was used in the Microsoft's "Get the Facts" ad campaign. Microsoft should try comparing it with Linux/x86 or Solaris/x86.

Tuesday Aug 31, 2004

"Deutsche Telekom buys 80 mln software licenses from Sun Microsystems" -Forbes

Interesting news on Forbes.com: "Deutsche Telekom buys 80 mln software licenses from Sun Microsystems" .

Wednesday Aug 25, 2004

Gartner says "Sun has highest growth rate in units shipped"

As per Gartner, Sun has the highest growth rate in terms of units shipped (38.4%). While Dell has the highest growth rate in revenue (20.1%).

So how do you interpret this result? Sun is selling more at a cheaper price.

So who is getting more benefit? Sun Customers of course.

Way to go.

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Jignesh Shah is Principal Software Engineer in Application Integration Engineering, Oracle Corporation. AIE enables integration of ISV products including Oracle with Unified Storage Systems. You can also follow me on my blog http://jkshah.blogspot.com

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