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Announcing the release of Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4

Caryl Takvorian
Principal Software Engineer

Oracle
announces the availability of Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4, the latest
release of Oracle’s #1 C, C++ and Fortran development environment.
Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 offers enhanced software analysis tools and
support for the latest programming language standards, helping customers
create higher performing, reliable and secure applications in record
time.

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 is included in Oracle's Software in Silicon Cloud
and uses the Software in Silicon Application Data Integrity (ADI)
feature to help
the code analyzer work at near hardware speeds on this feature to allow
developers (effectively speeding up what was simulated in software) to
quickly find and fix memory errors with minimal
overhead.


ISV Engineering has already started working closely with a number of our ISV partners on the latest new features from
Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 and some of them had some nice things to say:

  • "SAS delivers enterprise
    applications for high end business analytics and we require development
    and deployment platforms that are specifically optimized for
    business-critical applications," said Bob Huemmer, software development
    manager, UNIX Platform Delivery, SAS. "The Oracle Solaris Studio
    development tools are world class; we use the Performance Analyzer on
    Oracle Solaris to tune and optimize our applications which also
    typically yields performance benefits across all of our platforms. We've
    seen impressive long term and consistent innovation for both Oracle
    Solaris Studio and Oracle Solaris. Rock solid, worry free binary
    compatibility translates to lower development and support costs, higher
    productivity and affords our Solaris customers the confidence to readily
    upgrade their systems to enable innovative functionality such as Kernel
    Zones."

  • "AsiaInfo, an
    industry leading supplier of software solutions and services for
    telecommunications, has been an Oracle partner for many years and our
    SMS Gateway solution is supported on Oracle SPARC T5 and Oracle Solaris
    11," said Mr. Fu Tingsheng, director of engineering, China Mobile
    Customer Data Business Division of AsiaInfo. "Oracle Solaris has proven
    to be a trusted platform for our applications, and the latest release of
    Oracle Solaris Studio delivers high-productivity features and tools
    that help improve our time to market. We used the Oracle Solaris Studio
    Code Analyzer for memory leak protection and it helped us be more
    proactive and improve our efficiency by 50 percent. Our developers were
    impressed with the ease of use and depth of data provided by the Oracle
    Solaris Studio analysis tool suite."

  • Capitek,
    one of the leading suppliers in wireless access software in China, has a
    long history of using Oracle Solaris and Oracle Solaris Studio for its
    Authentication, Authorization, Accounting (AAA) solution. "We are
    excited about the latest innovations in Oracle Solaris and Oracle
    Solaris Studio for developing, analyzing and running our
    mission-critical applications. The Oracle Solaris Studio compilers are
    highly optimized for the latest Oracle systems and advanced analysis
    tools, such as the Performance Analyzer, allow us to easily profile our
    technology solutions for optimal scalability. The combination of Oracle
    Solaris and Oracle Solaris Studio delivers a robust and reliable
    platform with high performance, high efficiency and high value," said
    Jerry Chen, senior manager, Telecom Software Product Department at
    Capitek.

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 is free to download from the Oracle Technology Network site.

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