Why Become a Solaris Sysadmin?
By RickRamsey-Oracle on Mar 27, 2013
On the one hand Oracle is telling you that Solaris is the key component of the Oracle stack, that we've been investing heavily in it, and that it provides the best platform for managing the stack. Watch these videos:
- Video Interview: Why Is Oracle Investing So Heavily in Solaris?
- Video Interview: Why Is The OS Still Relevant??
- Video Interview: An Engineer's Perspective on Why the OS Is Still Relevant
On the other hand, we are telling your boss to buy our engineered systems because they'll not only reduce the complexity of managing the data center, but they'll need fewer sysadmins to run them.
So, which is it?
I asked Larry Wake, Solaris old-timer. Tell me what you think of his answer.
A year or two ago, Justin asked Marshall Choy a similar question. Watch that video here: