JavaOS


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JavaOS

An earlier Java operating system from Sun that required minimal hardware requirements and was intended for network computers and embedded systems. It included the Java Virtual Machine, which combined with the kernel, was written in the native machine language of the target CPU. Network and graphical user interface components were mostly written in Java.
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The system software that will be running isn't clear - Sun deferred any comment on who actually owns the JavaOS for Business code to its lawyers - although Sun did say that more resources are flowing into the management software that will feature on Corona.
Karen Peck, director of marketing for Alcatel said the two companies had worked together to develop a customized implementation of a full suite of Java technologies based on Sun's JavaOS for Consumers.
Moreover IBM, through its development of the Enterprise Java Bean specification, JavaOS and parts of Java 2, already has a large stake in Java's make-up.
Kona turned into JavaOS and was targeted at consumer and embedded systems use.
Tolliver's group includes various Java operating systems for the consumer and embedded market, including JavaOS, Personal Java and ChorusOS, the real time operating system Sun acquired last year.
It's still in discussions with IBM about manufacturing Big Blue's design for Intel-based NetStations running JavaOS for Business due next year.