Solaris 11 in 2011

John Fowler (Executive VP of Oracle Hardware Systems) today announced continue increasing investment in SPARC and Solaris technologies going forward.  Oracle is committing to increased performance, ease of management, security, reliability and scalability going forward.  He also announced that Solaris 11 will be available in 2011 and sooner as Solaris 11 Express for enterprise customers.

The replay of the web cast and the actual presentation slides will be posted later today or tomorrow.

Solaris 11 will be based on technologies currently available for preview in OpenSolaris including:

  • Image packaging system
  • Crossbow network virtualization
  • ZFS de-duplication 
  • CIFS file services
  • Enhanced Gnome user environment
  • Updated installer and auto network installer
  • Network Automagic configuration
  • and much more
Look for more information next month at Oracle Openworld.  Join us there for JavaOne activities as well.

 

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Jim Laurent is an Oracle Sales consultant based in Reston, Virginia. He supports US DoD customers as part of the North American Public Sector hardware organization. With over 17 years experience at Sun and Oracle, he specializes in Solaris and server technologies. Prior to Oracle, Jim worked 11 years for Gould Computer Systems (later known as Encore).

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