Thursday, November 10, 2011

Solaris 11 released

Atlast, a new version of Oracle Solaris (previously Sun Solaris) is here. Six years after Solaris 10, the new version of Solaris is ready for use and is available for Download. Built for Cloud computing and Engineered for Oracle, here is the feature list of this brand new OS:

  • Designed to meet the security, performance and scalability requirements of cloud-based deployments allowing customers to run their most demanding enterprise applications in private, hybrid, or public clouds
  • First fully virtualized operating system (OS), Oracle Solaris 11 provides comprehensive, built-in virtualization capabilities for OS
  • Comprehensive management across the entire infrastructure
  • Oracle Solaris ZFS provides the data and storage management foundation for Oracle Solaris 11
  • Oracle Solaris 11 delivers "secure by default" features
  • Oracle Solaris and Oracle software applications are designed together, tested together, can be deployed together and supported together, upto 10x better app performance
  • The latest release of Oracle Solaris is engineered to provide cloud-scale life cycle management with secure, fail-safe boot environments, safe roll-backs, 4x faster upgrades and 2.5x faster system re-boots and is leveraging the power of Oracle Solaris ZFS.
  • Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center and Oracle VM software are included as part of systems support with all of Oracle's Sun servers, providing customers with built-in cloud capabilities.
  • New Oracle Solaris 11 Training is available to help customers and partners

You can find more information on Solaris 11 here

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