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Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 available

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On September 8, 2010 Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3
Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3, built on the solid foundation of Oracle Solaris, offers the
most extensive Oracle enterprise High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions for the
largest portfolio of mission-critical applications.
Integrated and thoroughly tested with Oracle's Sun servers, storage, connectivity
solutions and Solaris 10 features, Oracle Solaris Cluster is now qualified with Solaris
Trusted Extensions, supports Infiniband for general networking or storage usage, and can
be deployed with Oracle Unified Storage in Campus Cluster configurations. It extends its
applications support to new Oracle applications such as Oracle Business Intelligence,
PeopleSoft, TimesTen, and MySQL Cluster.
The single, integrated HA and DR solution enables multi-tier deployments in virtualized
environments. In this release, Oracle Solaris Containers clusters supports even more
configurations including additional applications (Oracle WebLogic Server, Siebel CRM, and
more) and integration with Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition.
Benefits:
    * Delivers unrivaled High Availability on Oracle Solaris OS for much faster failure
detection and recovery
    * Enables cost-savings without performance compromise by integrating seamlessly with
Oracle Solaris Containers for applications and databases consolidation
    * Out of the box support for a wide selection of applications
    * Certified with a broad range of storage arrays from Oracle and third parties on
SPARC and x86 platforms
New features:
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Availability:
- Active Monitoring of Storage Resources
- Flexible load distribution of application services
Virtualization:
- Extended Oracle Solaris Containers cluster support:
* NAS, GFS, RDSV1
* More applications : Oracle WebLogic Server, OBIEE, MySQL cluster,
 PeopleSoft, TimesTen
Hardware Integration:
- InfiniBand on public network and as storage connectivity
Application Integration
- New agents: Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition,
 PeopleSoft Enterprise, MySQL cluster, TimesTen
- Updates on Oracle E-Business Suite, WebLogic Server, MySQL, SAP
- Oracle 11gR2 database and RAC support
Disaster Recovery
- Containers cluster  with Geographic Edition
- Sun Unified Storage 7xxxx in campus cluster
Security
- Solaris Trusted Extensions
Ease of use
- Wizards for ASM configurations set-up
- GUI and CLI performance improvements
- Power Management User interface
- Node rename
Compatibility information
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Supported Solaris release: Solaris 10 10/09, Solaris 10 9/10
Media Kit and downloads
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Software is available through:
- OTN (for evaluation and tests)
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/solaris-cluster/downloads/index.html
- e-delivery (for production use - requires purchase of commercial license)
http://edelivery.oracle.com
Select Product Pack:  Oracle Solaris
From results pick:  Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 Media Pack
Documentation
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* Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 Documentation Center:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/solaris-cluster-33-192999.html
* Release Notes Information:
http://wikis.sun.com/display/SunCluster/Release+Notes+Information
The Release Notes documents on this site are regularly updated with new
documentation to support new features, hardware qualifications, bug
workarounds, and other late-breaking information. Check the Release
Notes or Release Notes Supplement for your release before installing the
cluster or performing any maintenance.
Web site
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http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/solaris-cluster/overview/index.html

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