back to article Oracle gets to Wercker, dines on container biz

Oracle has acquired Dutch developer support house Wercker to beef up its offerings for container management. Wercker, based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, specializes in Docker and Kubernetes management tools for developers to quickly create and manage containers to test code. "Wercker's Docker-based platform has a strong, …

  1. handleoclast
    Holmes

    Time to start looking for alternatives to Wercker

    Going by Oracle's past behaviour with software acquisitions, Wercker's stuff is going to get completely fucked.

    MySQL: fucked. Use MariaDB instead.

    Open Office: fucked. Use Libre Office instead.

    Solaris: fucked. Use Linux instead.

    Java: well on its way to being fucked, although I never thought that much of it anyway. Use anything but Java instead.

    1. teknopaul Silver badge

      Re: Time to start looking for alternatives to Wercker

      agree, but did you notice the Oracle VP plays lip service to Open Source in that article?

      That in itself is news.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Time to start looking for alternatives to Wercker

        And they will be working hard on strategies to fuck that one too... like finding ways to sue its customers for being in breach of paying license fees for using let's say apache webservers.

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