VirtualBox 3.2.0 Beta 1 released

Just yesterday I was discussing with colleagues about what might happen to Sun’s VirtualBox virtualization software. I use it a lot, and have become somewhat worried about its future now that Sun has been acquired by Oracle. If this email announcement is anything to go by, then the future looks pretty good: [vbox-announce] Announcement: VirtualBox …

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A good aspect of the Oracle/Sun purchase

There has been a lot of speculation and worry about Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, so it’s nice to see some positive aspects. Here’s one about an improved attitude to automated testing. One of the results of the Oracle purchase of Sun has been an increased focus on testing — not that we didn’t test GlassFish …

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