In September 2017, the decision of Oracle to laid off the core Solaris technical staff confirmed our worries concerning the future of the Sun inherited operating systems. So, is this the end of Solaris? Not necessary…
Google has knocked out Oracle in round one.
Oracle has a track record of suing corporates for using its projects.
Oracle has been suing Google since 2010 over Google’s use of Java in the Android mobile operating system. Back in January, we reported that Google had switched to OpenJDK to head off further Oracle lawsuits. It doesn’t look like that have changed anything.
Google uses Open Source to shield itself against lawsuits from Oracle.