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  2. Sun Microsystems - Wikipedia

    Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Sun for short) was an American technology company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC microprocessors.

  3. Sun Microsystems, Inc. | American company | Britannica

    Sun Microsystems, Inc., former American manufacturer of computer workstations, servers, and software. In 2010 the company was purchased by Oracle Corporation, a leading provider of database management systems. Andreas Bechtolsheim, William Joy, Vinod Khosla, and Scott McNealy founded Sun Microsystems, Inc., in 1982 for the purpose of selling low-cost high-performance desktop computers running ...

  4. Sun Microsystems - Javatpoint

    Sun Microsystems was an American company. Sun was endowed in Feburary, 1982. There were several Sun headquarters located in Santa Clara, California. The founders of Sun were Vinod Khosla, Andy Bechtolsheim, Bill Joy, and Scott McNealy. It had nearly thirty nine thousand employees by the year 2006.

  5. Sun Microsystems - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    The Java programming language was developed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Although it is primarily used for Internet-based applications, Java is a simple, efficient, general-purpose language. Java was originally designed for embedded network applications running on multiple platforms.

  6. Sun Microsystems. When Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle in 2010, it marked the end of one of the pioneering hardware and software developers of the past thirty years, whose contributions included a powerful desktop workstation and the Java programming language. Sun (Stanford University Network) began as a tiny Silicon Valley startup in 1982.

  7. Sun Microsystems, Inc. -- Company History

    Company History: Archrival of Microsoft Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Inc. focuses on network computing rather than desktop mainframes, designing and manufacturing its own software and hardware. A 1980s start-up company, Sun generated in excess of $10 billion in sales during the late 1990s, recording astounding success with its own computer ...

  8. List of Sun Microsystems employees - Wikipedia

    Larry McVoy, CEO of BitMover. Björn Michaelsen, Director at The Document Foundation. Mårten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB from 2001 until Sun acquisition in 2008. Jim Mitchell, Vice President and Sun Fellow. Ian Murdock, Vice President of Developer and Community Marketing, founder of Debian.

  9. Sun Microsystems Products - Flagship Technologies Inc.

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  10. Working at Sun Microsystems: 398 Reviews |

    Sun Microsystems was a great company. The products, the vision and purpose of the company was compelling. Unfortunately, the 2009 crisis took the company to its bankruptcy, and was acquired by Oracle after a very long due diligence process.

  11. What happened to Sun Microsystems? Why do you not hear about it...

    Answer (1 of 12): During the first Internet boom of the late 1990’s, Sun was everywhere. Startup companies bought Sun hardware for their data centers, back when building your own data center was still a thing startups did. People who developed in Java bought even more Sun hardware, for no discern...