Orphaned Dtrace, Fishworks and ZFS

First it was Bryan Cantrill and then Adam Leventhal who followed. After that the exodus had continued by Jeff Bonwick and Mike Shapiro both leaving Oracle. But today another big name from Sun Microsystems has closed the Oracle’s door – Brendan Gregg is leaving today and all we have been left with is a new Dtrace book from Brendan and Jim Mauro:

Enjoy the videos.

Below is the list, taken from OpenSolaris mailing list, of all big names that have abandoned Sun/Oracle so far:

  • Ian Murdock (Emerging systems, i.e. new distro architecture)
  • Tim Bray (SGML/XML) (1 March 2010)
  • Simon Phipps (Open Source) (March 2010)
  • James Gosling (Java) (2 April 2010)
  • Sunay Tripathi (CrossBow) (April 2, 2010)
  • Garrett D’Amore (networking, audio, device drivers – formerly with General Dynamics (which had bought Tadpole)
  • Bryan Cantrill (DTrace) (July 2010)
  • Adam Leventhal (DTrace)
  • Jeff Bonwick (ZFS)
  • Michael W. Shapiro (dTrace, storage) (October 2010)
  • Brendan Gregg (dTrace, storage) (October 2010)

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