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Announcing Oracle Solaris Custer 3.3 3/13 !

We are pleased to announce Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 3/13 today! This  release is an important milestone for our Oracle Solaris 10 customers as it delivers to them the same advanced Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.1 features. 

As more and more customers deploy Oracle Solaris Cluster on Oracle Solaris 11, some enterprises still have various factors to consider before moving onto a different OS version. However, their needs for the latest and greatest HA technologies should not be compromised. Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 3/13 is bridging that gap. Customers will also become familiar with Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.x features when they are ready to move on to Oracle Solaris 11.

Let's look at some of the highlights in this release:

Best for Oracle Environments

·       Disaster recovery with ZFS Storage Appliance replication 

·      Increased availability for Oracle applications such as Oracle Web-Tier for Fusion Middleware and PeopleSoft Job Scheduler with new agents

·       Multi-cluster dependencies management for Oracle database 11g through Oracle External Proxy

·       Automated setup and configuration for PeopleSoft and WebLogic Server through configuration wizards 

Built for Cloud Infrastructure

·       Faster deployment of virtualized HA configurations through Zone cluster configuration wizard

·       Multi-level, labeled security in Zone clusters using Oracle Solaris Trusted Extensions

Best Availability for Enterprise Solutions

·      Faster failure detection and failfast for storage devices, reducing
storage failure detection time and client time out from minutes to

·       Improved per node dependencies management, decreasing client timeout to seconds

·       Increased availability for enterprise applications such as new application versions for SAP NetWeaver

Oracle Solaris Cluster tested all applications that we support together with  Oracle Sun systems, Oracle and 3rd party storage and networking technologies. Out-of-the-box and in a few steps, your application is made ready to take your business-critical missions and run in local, campus, metropolitan, and worldwide clusters in physical and virtual environments.


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