This Fellow Knows Software: Podcast interview with Tim Marsland
Count among that number Tim Marsland, chief technology officer and Sun fellow for Sun Microsystems.
In this podcast interview, Tim
describes what led him from academic life in the venerable halls of the University of Cambridge
, to life in the hard-charging, entrepreneurial Valley.
He also discusses the evolution of thought that led Sun to make its Solaris 10 OS free and open source, how the CTO must appreciate both the beauty of creative technologies and their market potential, and what he sees on the horizon for the tech industry.
If you have 30 minutes to spend listening to really thoughtful and intelligent commentary, don't miss this podcast interview with Sun Micro's Tim Marsland.
Dr. Tim Marsland is Software CTO, VP, and Sun Fellow at Sun Microsystems.
16-year career at Sun
has contributed to every Solaris release, working on many different areas of the Solaris operating environment, from strategic direction, systems architecture, release models to Solaris implementation, diagnosing, and fixing bugs.
During Solaris 10, Tim designed the Solaris Express release model, contributed to the early design work on Zones, aided with the revival of Solaris x86 platforms, and served as architect and an implementer for 64-bit Solaris on x86.
A Conversation with Tim Marsland
OS Technology: Tim Marsland's Weblog