Sun Cloud DOA?

Posted on September 10, 2009

Is it just me or is Sun Cloud giving you Solaris/Linux/X86 flashbacks? At JavaOne they sounded entirely committed… but they’ve missed the deployment projections and the whole subject is very suspiciously quiet. As a Joyent employee I was frankly looking forward to the competition, because I think we could offer a better cloud using Sun resources than Sun can… but perhaps its not to be. I get the distinct feeling that it was all an effort to expand Sun’s potential customer base and when Oracle came they didn’t see any value in it.

Behold, the Sun Cloud:

If you’ve got any insight that you can publicly share, please do so.