Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
A Malaysian IT site known as ComputerWorld Malaysia is reporting that Sun is donating storage code to OpenSolaris.org. The first bits of Sun code for their storage technology getting out is the Zettabyte File System, Network File System v4.1, and YANFS. Sun Microsystems also plans on donating code from the StorageTek QFS shared file system, StorageTek Storage Archive Manager, and StorageTek 5800 client interfaces and simulator/server. QLogic will also be donating code from its HBA Fibre Channel storage products for the OpenSolaris movement.