OpenDJ (aka OpenDS) integration series of articles
Sun Microsystems merger with Oracle has created a gap not only in the identity market but also in the continuity of the Sun identity offterings. Once a market leader (and for the moment being still is), Sun Java System Directory Server (also known under many other marketing names such as SunONE and iPlanet) has uncertain future as the new pricing model (i.e. it is not getting any cheaper) plants the customers before a situation to look for the alternatives. What Sun tought of being it’s own open source alternative, OpenDS, does not have a very active development and the users keep asking what is the strategy of Oracle for the ex-Sun products as the roadmap has not been updated ever since the merger. Fortunately, a young Norwegian company called ForgeRock has taken on the task of reviving the Sun’s open source offering and fill the gap created by Oracle. One of their products is OpenDJ, a living version of OpenDS.
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