Monday Jul 08, 2013

Quest supports Shareplex for Oracle with Oracle Solaris 11 (SPARC, x64)

Quest supports SharePlex for Oracle on Solaris 11 (SPARC, x64). The the Quest release notes discuss the details of the supported configurations.

Thursday Jun 20, 2013

Opentext releases Opentext Archive Storage Server 10.5 on Solaris 11

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Opentext released the Opentext Archive Storage Server 10.5 on Solaris 11 (SPARC).

Please find the details in the document "OpenText Archive Server Release Notes 10 (2013-05-13). The document is available through the OpenText customer Knowledge Center.

The Sun QFS WORM file system is certified for compliance archiving by the OpenText Archive Server 10.5.  See document " OpenText Archive Server Storage Platforms Release Notes 10.5 (2013-05-15)" in the OpenText customer Knowledge Center for more information.

Wednesday May 22, 2013

Juniper Networks supports Steel-Belted Radius Carrier (SBRC) 7.5 on Solaris 11 (x86)

Juniper Networks supports Steel-Belted Radius Carrier (SBRC) 7.5 with Oracle Solaris 10 and 11 (x64). See Juniper Networks Technical Documentation for details.

SAP Netweaver supports Solaris 10 Branded Zones on Solaris 11

SAP supports all SAP Netweaver products which are supported on Solaris 10 as well in Solaris 10 branded zones with Solaris 11. See SAP note 1824835 (authentication required, SAP customers only).

Thursday May 16, 2013

All IBM Products which support Oracle Solaris 11 on SPARC

IBM maintains an excellent page (click here) with all products which are available on Oracle Solaris 11 (SPARC).

Tuesday Apr 16, 2013

IBM releases Websphere 8.0 on Solaris 11 (SPARC)

IBM released Websphere 8.0 on Oracle Solaris 11 for SPARC. See IBM Product Compatibility Report

Wednesday Mar 06, 2013

SAP releases Master Data Management (MDM) 7.1 on Solaris 11 (SPARC)

SAP released MDM 7.1 on Oracle Solaris 11 for SPARC. See SAP software requirements (SAP customer authentication is required). 

Monday Feb 25, 2013

IFS Applications 8 is available on Solaris 11

IFS supports IFS Applications 8 on Solaris 11. 

IBM releases Websphere MQ 7.0, 7.01 on Solaris 11 (SPARC, x64)

IBM released Websphere MQ V7.0, 7.0.1 on Oracle Solaris 11 for SPARC and x64. See IBM software requirements for SPARC and x64

Wednesday Dec 19, 2012

Oracle Solaris Remote Lab (OSRL) Fact Sheet

The Oracle Solaris Remote Lab allows independent software vendors (ISVs) to test and qualify their applications in a self service Solaris cloud.

ISVs who are Oracle Partner Network Gold members with a specialization in the Solaris knowledge zone can apply for free access in OPN.

The lab offers the following features to it's users:

  • Lifetime of project: 45 days (extensions granted on demand) 
  • Up to 5 virtual machines in a private network 
  • Virtual Machine technology: Solaris zones 
  • Resources per VM
    • processor support: SPARC or x86 
    • OS version: OracleSolaris 11.0
    • 4GB physical memory 
    • 4GB swap space 
    • 10GB local filesystem storage 
    • 10GB network filesystem (NFS) mounted on all virtual machines
  • Networking configuration
    • The only external network routes are to Partner's other Virtual Machines 
    • No network routing to the Internet 
    • The SMB (CIFS) sharing protocol is not available between Virtual Machines 
  • Device Access 
    • Applications that assume the existence of /devices will not run in a Virtual Machine 
    • Applications that use eeprom to modify SPARC eeprom setting will not run in a Virtual Machine
  • The following utilities do not work properly in Virtual Machines: 
    • add_drv, disks, prtconf, prtdiag, rem_dev
  • Access technology: Secure Global Desktop, file up and download
  • root access within VM
  • Available VM templates (both processor architectures)
    • Oracle Database 11g Release 2 ( for Solaris with Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g
    • Weblogic 12c 
    • SAMP: Apache http server, PHP, MySQL, phpadmin
    • on all templates and images: Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3 for application development 

More resources:

Thursday Nov 22, 2012

OPN Developer Services for Solaris Developers

Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) who develop applications for Solaris 11 can exploit a number of interesting services as long as they are OPN Members with a Gold (or above) status and a Solaris Knowledge specialization:

  • Free access to a Solaris development cloud with preconfigured Solaris developer zones through the
  • Free access to patches and support information through MOS for Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Studio, Oracle Solaris Cluster including updates for development systems 
  • Free email developer support for all questions around Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Studio, Oracle Solaris Cluster and Oracle technologies integrating with Solaris 11

Micro Focus supports Enterprise Developer 2.1 on Solaris 11 (SPARC)

Micro Focus supports Enterprise Developer 2.1 and Enterprise Developer for z/Enterprise on Solaris 11 (SPARC). Use the Microfocus Support Ressources to learn more about the Solaris 11 support.

Monday Nov 05, 2012

IBM releases Informix 11.70FC6 on Solaris 11 (SPARC, x86)

IBM supports Informix Server 11.70FC6 on Solaris 11 (SPARC, x86). Check the IBM Support Portal page for more details.

Friday Oct 19, 2012

IBM releases ILOG CPLEX 12.4 on Solaris 11 (SPARC)

IBM released ILOG CPLEX Studio 12.4

on Solaris 11 (SPARC). 

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Application tuning, sizing, monitoring, porting on Solaris 11


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