Solaris Tag Index

Solaris 11.1 Improves Performance for Oracle Workloads

New Solaris features will help to enable Oracle's cloud database.

Tags: Oracle, Cloud, Solaris, Oracle Database, Solaris 11, cloud database

Oracle Pushing Forward on Linux and Solaris

Wim Coekaerts explains how Oracle's Linux team works in the post-Sun acquisition era alongside Solaris.

Tags: Linux, Oracle, Solaris, servers, server os

Oracle Debuts Solaris 11

First Unix release from Oracle now officially available, delivering what Oracle execs call, the world's first Cloud OS.

Tags: Oracle, Solaris, Unix

Oracle Previews Upcoming Solaris 11 and Oracle Linux Changes

At last week's Oracle OpenWorld, the OEM offered a glimpse at upcoming changes for Solaris 11 and the Oracle Enterprise Kernel for Linux.

Tags: Oracle, Solaris, OpenWorld, Unbreakable Linux, Solaris 11

Oracle Supercluster Pushes SPARC Forward

Oracle CEO announced new SPARC T-4 based systems while leveling a competitive barrage against IBM.

Tags: Oracle, Solaris, SPARC

Oracle Updates Solaris 10

Oracle improves ZFS and system performance in latest Solaris update.

Tags: Oracle, Solaris, Unix, ZFS

Oracle Prepping for Server OS Domination

Oracle claims the top spot for Unix with Solaris and reveals it has its eye on the Linux top spot for its homegrown Linux distro, Oracle Enterprise Linux. Red Hat and HP express a mix of consternation and amusement. But is that the right reaction?
Tags: Oracle, Solaris, Unix server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, server os

Oracle Sets High Performance Server Hardware Agenda

Promises to double application performance on Sparc systems every two years.
Tags: Oracle, Sun, Solaris, server hardware, HPC

Oracle Details Upcoming Solaris 11 Release

Oracle is investing in Sun's Unix and will use technologies from openSolaris as part of the next-generation release.
Tags: Oracle, Solaris, Unix server, OS, OpenSolaris

Oracle's Plan for Solaris Servers

The company says that Dell and HP will be reselling Oracle's Solaris and Enterprise Linux operating systems.
Tags: Oracle, Dell, Solaris, HP

IBM, HP Bring Unix Server Wares Front and Center

The Unix server world was abuzz last week with IBM kicking off the public beta of AIX 7, and HP launching a no holds barred offense to persuade former Sun customers to abandon SPARC/Solaris environments in favor of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on ProLiant servers.
Tags: IBM, Solaris, HP, Unix server, AIX

OpenSolaris, Still Open-Source Software Ready to Serve

Oracle's change tempo picks up as it changes the licensing rules for Solaris. OpenSolaris' open-source software song remains the same, however.
Tags: Oracle, Solaris, OpenSolaris, open-source software

x86 Server Standardization Does Not Equate to OS Pluralization

OS Roundup: Are we heading back to an era where the OS is once again tied to the hardware? Seems unlikely in this age of commodity x86 servers, yet increasingly, ISVs and OEMs are limiting what can run where.
Tags: Windows, x86 servers, Solaris, OS, Mac OS X

Oracle's Linux Server Slant

OS Roundup: Is Oracle closing the door on Solaris in favor of Linux servers? Recent actions imply the company is determined to drive potential customers away from the UNIX offerings it acquired from Sun and into the arms of Red Hat and other enterprise Linux vendors.
Tags: Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, Linux server, OS

Can IBM Digest the UNIX Server Trifecta?

OS Roundup: The UNIX server market is steadily shrinking, yet the three top heavyweights are about to launch new products. It's a dog-eat-dog market, and IBM has already nibbled at Solaris. Is HP-UX the next course for this seemingly large and aggressive mutt?
Tags: IBM, Sun, Solaris, HP, Unix

What's the Future of Linux and Solaris at Oracle?

Ellison outlines Oracle's open source direction now that the Sun acquisition has closed.
Tags: Linux, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Solaris

Into the VirtualBox -- Oracle Buys Sun

Virtually Speaking: With Oracle's acquisition of Sun complete, will it be lights out for VirtualBox and other Sun virtualization technology?
Tags: Oracle, virtualization, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, virtualbox

Say 'Cheese': OpenSolaris' Time Slider

Whenever an OS adds a killer feature, it's time to sit up and strike a pose. OpenSolaris' Time Slider is a prime example. The graphical tool provides a window into the OS's powerful snapshot feature.
Tags: open source, Sun, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, open solaris

What's the Future for OpenSolaris?

OS Roundup: From Java to Solaris, Sun brings myriad good technology to the table, technology that Oracle will likely exploit and monetize.
Tags: Java, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, OpenSolaris

OpenSolaris, A Preview of Solaris 11?

Wondering what the next version of Solaris might look like? OpenSolaris offers some hints.
Tags: virtualization, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, OpenSolaris, Storage

Windows 7 Prepares to Face Off With Newly Popular Desktop Linux

OS Roundup: Desktop Linux deployments now exceed 1 percent. With Windows 7 on the horizon, will it continue to expand, or will the OS hit the wall because it just isn't Windows?
Tags: Windows, Windows 7, Solaris, desktop linux, Mac OS X

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