Using Solaris and SPARC Networking and Virtualization

Solaris 11 Express 2010.11 is available!!

Congratulations to every for getting Solaris 11 Express out! With this release come a lot of networking improvements and features, including the following:
  • Network Virtualization and Resource Management (Crossbow) with VNICs and flows
  • New IP administrative interface (ipadm)
  • IPMP rearchitecture
  • IP observability and data link statistics (dlstat)
  • Link protection when a data link is given to a guest VM
  • Layer 2 bridging
  • More device types supported by dladm, including WiFi
  • Network Automagic for automatic network selection on desktops
  • Improved socket interface for better performance

Get more information here.

More to follow in the future!


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