~$ wget http://www.sun.com
--2010-02-01 22:37:31-- http://www.sun.com/
Resolving www.sun.com (www.sun.com)... 18.104.22.168
Connecting to www.sun.com (www.sun.com)|22.214.171.124|:80.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://www.oracle.com [following]
With the clarify of hindsight, it seems to me that Sun’s best bet would have been to combine Solaris+ZFS+the JVM into a top-to-bottom integrated cloud computing platform. They had collected sufficient components to do that years ago, but not the clarity of vision to “bet the company” on that architecture.