Wednesday Jan 27, 2010
Tuesday Sep 29, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Sep 29, 2009
To find out what Sun and Intel have been up to, see the BigAdmin blog. (Hint: Intel has been developing hardware that takes advantage of the capabilities of Solaris, and Solaris has been optimizing its features to run on Intel platforms...)
And you can also download the white paper (PDF): The Solaris Operating System With the Next Generation Intel Xeon Processor, for the Expandable Server Segment (codename Nehalem-EX).
Friday Aug 14, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Aug 14, 2009
The Sun Ray Peripherals/Third-Party Component List has been updated, with new pages for USB mass storage and USB barcode scanners.
Tuesday Aug 04, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Aug 04, 2009
This updated resource center on BigAdmin has info on topics such as multiple boot environments, running the Solaris OS and OpenSolaris OS on non-Sun hardware, using non-Sun software with Sun gear, and related virtualization and Web 2.0 technologies.
Friday Jul 03, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Jul 03, 2009
A blog entry, The New Sun SNMP Hardware Monitoring Agent, talks about the host-based (in-band) SNMP hardware monitoring agent for Sun servers, part of the Sun Server Hardware Management Pack.
You can download the Sun Server Hardware Management Pack 1.0 from sun.com.
For more information, see the PDF documentation, Sun Server Hardware Management Using SNMP. You can use the Sun Server Hardware Management Pack 1.0, which consists of Sun Server Hardware Management Agents and associated Sun Server Hardware SNMP Plugins, to monitor Sun x64 server and blade module hardware.
Wednesday May 20, 2009
Tuesday May 19, 2009
By BigAdmin team on May 19, 2009
This updated FAQ lists the apps and resources BigAdmin has for you, including the Hardware Compatibility List, scripts from the community, and sys admin RSS feeds, such as Patch Reports and the Message of the Day (MOTD). p.s. Wondering who The BigAdmin is? There's a picture of him on our Newsletter page...
Tuesday Apr 21, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Apr 21, 2009
Devices compatible with Sun Ray are now listed on the Hardware Compatibility List. Tables display the list of compatible Sun Ray peripherals and third-party components, including smart card, printing, monitor, and USB devices.
Friday Jan 16, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Jan 16, 2009
The updated Sun Device Detection Tool checks to see if you can install OpenSolaris or the Solaris OS on your x86 or x64 system. This tool can now be invoked in the default language of the native system. Also, the updated tool supports FreeBSD 6.1, 6.2, and 6.3 on x86 or x86_64 systems.
Monday Jan 05, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Jan 05, 2009
The HCTS 4.2 release includes new features such as support for hard drives with more than one terabyte capacity. Lots of good info here: Updated FAQ, Getting Started Guide, Release Notes, README, and more.
The HCTS program enables independent hardware vendors (IHVs), system manufacturers, system integrators, and end users to certify their systems and components for the Solaris OS and OpenSolaris. All hardware that passes certification testing is eligible to be included in the Solaris OS Hardware Compatibility List (HCL). Certification tests for x86 and x64 products cover both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.
Friday Dec 12, 2008
By BigAdmin team on Dec 12, 2008
Are you running the Solaris Operating System on Dell or IBM hardware? If so, check out these resources for sys admins, including white papers, tech sheets, and FAQs.
Friday Dec 05, 2008
By BigAdmin team on Dec 05, 2008
This Sun BluePrints article discusses how the features and characteristics of Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers, their processors, and their I/O subsystems impact application performance.
Friday Oct 10, 2008
By BigAdmin team on Oct 10, 2008
Sun engineers have updated the Firmware Release hub with firmware FAQs, information about available firmware releases, and other resources to help you manage your Sun systems. Lots of good new info, with download URLs and SunSolve Patch-IDs for UltraSPARC T1 and T2 Based "CoolThreads" CMT Systems, UltraSPARC based Sun Fire Systems, and SPARC64 Enterprise Systems.
Thursday Aug 21, 2008
By BigAdmin team on Aug 21, 2008
This Sun BluePrints article introduces Sun's pioneering, advanced technologies and services to help companies more effectively measure, analyze, manage, and report power consumption.
Wednesday Aug 13, 2008
By BigAdmin team on Aug 13, 2008
Here are instructions for configuring disks on a Sun Blade X6250, which holds up to four 2.5-inch SAS or SATA hard disk drives.
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