Saturday, May 31, 2008

News - Solaris

Sun Introduces Free Virtualization System, Includes Mac

The Mac Observer - USA

On the Mac, it supports Windows, Linux and Solaris VM clients. The
Mac Observer interviewed Sun's Vijay Sarathy, Senior Director of
Marketing for Sun xVM, ...

Solaris News Update

Friday, May 30, 2008

News - Solaris

Sun pushing open source storage

eChannelLine - North York,Ontario,Canada

Peter stated he wonders if a big company wants to invest in a whole of
department of employees writing code for an Open Solaris storage
system. ...

RE[4]: Comment by FunkyELF

OS News - USA

... assumptions about the quality of the hardware based upon the
fact that XP is the OS referenced rather than 2008 Server, RHEL, AIX, or
Solaris. ...

Solaris News Update

Why Apple Will Not Make a Solar Powered iPod

Wired News - USA

Brunton=92s Solaris i6 will put out up to six watts, which is plenty
to power a USB device (using P=3DVI, six watts should give five volts at hal=
an ampere). ...


Solaris News

Decatur-based hospice agrees to pay $500000 in fraud case

Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX,USA

As part of the settlement, Home Hospice of North Texas -- now known as
Solaris Healthcare -- admitted no wrongdoing and denied all
liability for actions the ...

Solaris News

Security update for several Cisco products

Current IT news from heise online - London,UK

... 3.2 of CiscoWorks Common Services, in which the bug has been
fixed, for downloading by registered clients. There are also patches for
Windows and Solaris.

Sun Microsystems Ships Over 10000 Sun StorageTek SL500 Tape ...

TMCnet - USA

The SL3000 midrange modular library has the capability to work with
operating systems like Solaris Operating System and can also provide
increased storage ...

Solaris News

Sun VirtualBox virtual machine software hits 5 million downloads

CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA

... for virtualization at this point but I would expect Sun to make
this their weapon of choice (versus Xen) since they own it and can tweak it
for Solaris. ...

Sun's xVM Virtual Box Passes 5 Million Downloads - USA

Sun unveiled Virtual Box 1.6 May 2, adding full support for Mac OS X,
Solaris and OpenSolaris, formerly beta features, as host operating
systems; ...

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Solaris News

Glide OS 3.0 the Complete Mobile Desktop Launches at D: All Things ...

PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA

Glide OS native applications on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris
and mobile and embedded devices use a common C++ code base. ...

News - Solaris

Sun Microsystems' Ian Murdock

Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung) - Germany

Murdock will also introduce the Open High Availability (HA) Cluster, the
source code base for Sun's Solaris Cluster product and the
availability of more ...

News - Solaris

Sun xVM VirtualBox Breaks Five Million Download Mark; First Free ... (Pressemitteilung) - Wien,Austria

xVM VirtualBox 1.6 software is the first free hypervisor to support all
major host operating systems (OS), including Mac OS X, Linux, Windows,
Solaris(TM) ...


TITLE: Cisco Service Control Engine SSH Server Denial of Service ...

SecuObs - France

DESCRIPTION: Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Cisco Service
Control Engine, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS
(Denial of ...

Sabotage and the cost of change


... lists) would be secured by the bank for commercial purposes and
by centralization on two Solaris servers at headquarters for non
financial processing. ...

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

News - Solaris

Sun Achieves Industry Milestone with 10000 th Tape Library Shipment

PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA

Spencer's Retail has selected Sun StorageTek disk and tape storage, Sun
Fire servers running UltraSPARC(R) processors and the Solaris(TM) 10
Operating ...

Pinnacle builds team

InvestorDaily - Sydney,NSW,Australia

Pinnacle houses boutique managers Plato, Resolution Capital, Palisade
Investment Partners, Hyperion Asset Management and Solaris.
Solaris was formed in ...

1000th GM-Allison hybrid-powered bus enters service in Las Vegas

Autochannel (press release) - USA

International sales of the system are growing since its European launch
with Solaris at the IAA Show in September 2006. Solaris buses
with the system are ...

Solaris News Update

eG Innovations Releases eG Enterprise Suite 4.1, Delivers Advanced ... - Asse,Belgium

eG Innovations announced the immediate availability of version 4.1 of its
eG Enterprise Suite with support for monitoring of VMware ESX 3i and
Solaris ...

News - Solaris

Sun=92s xVM VirtualBox: Free Virtualization

WebWorkerDaily - San Francisco,CA,USA<=

Sun=92s desktop virtualization environment runs on Windows, Solaris,
Mac OS X, or Linux systems, and lets users create a number of virtual
machines onto which ...


Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Solaris News

Rocchi's Retro Rental: Lost in Space

San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA

(In fact, the in-flight entertainment selections not only included
Solaris but also 2001: A Space Odyssey and AI; I don't know who
exactly programs NWA's ...

RE[4]: Another Missed Opportunity

OS News - USA

For example, both Linux and Solaris come with real time schedulers
(not just a special RTLinux). But I don't see your connection between
the OS that's in ...


RE: what an wonderful tool - USA

... tools that simply do their job, just to mention a few: sed,
grep, cut. Have you noticed that the program structure of DTrace in
Solaris is also awk-like?

Solaris News Update

windows tracing

OS News - USA

By tracing I mean the level of detail that tracing on
Linux/BSD/Solaris allows. This includes: Showing a list of files
open or seeing the memory consumption ...

Solaris News

Fujitsu Services wins 3.5-year contract at Equens

Telecom Paper (subscription) - Houten,Netherlands

The equipment supplied will come from Fujitsu's own European factory,
running on SPARC Solaris. The contracts runs for three and a half
years; no financial ...

Monday, May 26, 2008


OpenSolaris: nice try, pity about the licence

iTWire - Australia

As Linux kernel guru Ted T'so commented, "Fundamentally, Open
Solaris has been released under a Open Source license, but it is not
an Open Source ...

Solaris News

Opulent eyewear by Roberto Cavalli arrives in Dubai - Ahmedabad,Gujarat,India

The new 2008 collection of sunglasses has been launched at Solaris,
a huge store that houses designer eyewear. Roberto, a renowned name in
fashion arena is ...

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Solaris News

RE[3]: Well... there's more

OS News - USA

What special differences between BSD, Solaris, Linux? You'll
need a microscope to find them. And also a do not like UNIX at all
(don't know, why). ...

Solaris News Update

International options

Malaysia Star - Malaysia

GRUY=C8RE, Gouda and Gorgonzola =96 you are most likely to find such cheeses=

at the Cold Storage outlet at Solaris Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, as
the grocery ...


Saturday, May 24, 2008

Solaris News Update

Solaris Paper Adding East Coast Facility

CoStar Group - Bethesda,MD,USA

Solaris Paper Inc. has a signed a 10-year lease for a build-to-suit
facility totaling 406000 square feet in Shenandoah County, VA. BPG
Properties Ltd. (BPG) ...

News - Solaris

What are the next moves - Southborough,MA,USA

Sun --> Reinforce the Dell's posiction on corporate segment with the
entrance on RISC server market and Operational System (Solaris),
what turn Dell to an ...

Friday, May 23, 2008


RE: monetary compensation

OS News - USA

I would argue one big reason Solaris went this route is to stay
relevant in the face of Linux (especially with Sun selling x86 hardware).

Solaris News

The geek in me wants...

OS News - USA

It's time for it to live up to it's name ;^) I already got my wish
for a free and open source Solaris, and my only real issue with it
is a maddening lack of ...

Actress McElhone's husband found dead - Sydney,NSW,Australia

... when she heard the news, the Los Angeles Times reported. Among
movies she has appeared in are Solaris (2002) and The Truman Show


RE[3]: OpenGL faster on Linux with new ATI drivers - USA

If you are getting bad performance, 9/10, its crappy drivers; case in
point; I had crappy performance with Solaris using my ATI Radeon
X300 video card; ...

Solaris News

Natascha McElhone has been left devastated by the sudden death of ...=

NZ City - New Zealand

Natascha =96 who starred alongside George Clooney in =91Solaris=92
=96 already has two children with Martin, Theodore, eight, and
five-year-old Otis. ...


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Solaris News

Sun Updates VirtualBox with Native Solaris Support

IT Jungle - New York,NY,USA

by Timothy Prickett Morgan Server and operating system maker Sun
Microsystems is probably best known for its Solaris Unix, even
though its Java programming ...

Solaris News

Intershop launches Enfinity Suite e-commerce software platform

ePaymentsnews Network (subscription) - Toronto,Ontario,Canada

The Solaris 10 OS is a Unix operating system adopted by server
manufacturers and features x86 platform support. Intershop Enfinity Suite 6
and the Solaris ...


'Solaris' star Natascha 'absolutely devastated' as husband dies at 42 - London,UK

The 38-year-old, who shared the screen with George Clooney in
Solaris, is currently expecting the couple's third child. She
was in LA filming US TV drama ...

Iona simplifies SOA data interoperability

Computer Business Review - UK

Other features include transport abstraction layer, mappings, an aliases
function, and broader platform support to include Apple OS X and
Solaris in ...

Solaris News Update

22-05-2008: Sunrise=92s 9-month net profit rises to RM115m

The Edge Daily - Malaysia

Sunrise said yesterday commercial developments such as Solaris
Mont=92Kiara and Solaris Dutamas and residential developments such
as Banyan, Meridin, ...


Solaris News

'Californication' star Natascha McElhone's husband dies

Los Angeles Times - CA,USA

Their 8-, and 4-year-old sons are with Natascha, who is best known for her
roles in "Solaris" with George Clooney, "The Truman
Show" with Jim Carrey and ...

RE[3]: OpenGL faster on Linux with new ATI drivers

OS News - USA

I found the recent (Open)Solaris to be the most responsive on x86
hardware. I believe the main advantage for Windows left now is the breadth
of games. ...

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Solaris News

Natascha McElhone's Hubby Found Dead

E! Online - USA

McElhone, who has also appeared in Solaris and the Truman Show, was
filming in the US at the time and is currently en route back to the UK
Kelly had joined ...


The UNIX year 2038 problem - Needham,MA,USA<=

Solaris 7 or higher on 64-bit UltraSPARC and SPARC64 processors, as
well as Solaris 10 on x86-64 platforms, has a 64-bit time_t. AIX
Version 4.3.3 on 64-bit ...,289483,sid80_gci1314647,00.html">

Tragedy for Californication=92s Natascha McElhone

VIP Breakdown - Bothell,WA,USA<=
... the couple celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. McElhone
(Solaris, The Truman Show) is currently en route to England with the
couple=92s other two sons."><=
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Enterprise Unix Roundup: Operating Systems on the Analyst's Couch

Server Watch - Darien,CT,USA

The four kernels Spinellis examines are the hall of fame for enterprise
servers: FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris and Windows. He does not specify
which versions of ...

Husband of 'Californication' star Natascha McElhone found dead

New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA

The actress, who also starred in "The Truman Show" and
"Solaris," is said to be "devastated" by the
loss. Kelly, who was one of the UK's top cosmetic ...

Solaris News Update

Systems Administrator

iTWire - Australia

Minimum of 1 years experience in the administration of a Unix / Linux /
Solaris system. Minimum of 1 years experience in the administration
of Microsoft ...

Security vulnerability in Borland InterBase

Current IT news from heise online - London,UK

Core Security found the bug in the Solaris and Windows versions of
Borland InterBase 2007 Service Pack 2 Build According to the
security advisory ...

Solaris News

Zertificon: Z1 Securemail Product Family Supports Solaris 10

TechWhack (press release) - New Delhi,Delhi,India

Effective immediately, the Z1 SecureMail products from Zertificon Solutions
GmbH for e-mail encryption are also compatible with Solaris 10.

Solaris News Update

Integrated Analysis Suite

Cadalyst Magazine - Santa Ana,CA,USA

... and platform-independent 3D display management. The EDA 3D
Analysis Suite is supported on 32- and 64-bit Linux, Solaris, and
Windows platforms.

News - Solaris

Messaging Systems Engineer

Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA

Excellent knowledge in various UNIX operating system, include SUN
Solaris and Linux. Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience in
Oracle databases. ...

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Solaris News

Zertificon: Z1 Securemail Product Family Supports Solaris 10

Business Wire (press release) - San Fr=

Solaris is mainly utilised in medium-size and large enterprises as
well as with service providers. Effective immediately, the Z1 SecureMail
Station, ...


Solaris launches 2008 Roberto Cavalli luxurious sunglass collectiona>

AME Info - United Arab Emirates=

Dubai=92s style-conscious fashionistas are in for a rare treat, with the
launch of Roberto Cavalli=92s new 2008 sunglass collection at
Solaris, the region=92s ...


Wall Street launches advanced FX transaction solution

Banking Times - UK

The solution runs on Sun Microsystems=92 Solaris 10 Operating System
and is designed to improve the efficiency of operational and business
processes, ...">t color=3Dgreen>

News - Solaris

Zertificon: Z1 Securemail Product Family Supports Solaris 10

Centre Daily Times - Centre,PA,USAnt>

BERLIN =97 Effective immediately, the Z1 SecureMail products from
Zertificon Solutions GmbH for e-mail encryption are also compatible with
Solaris 10. ...


Monday, May 19, 2008

Solaris News

Feed for Wall Street Systems

WebitPR (press release) - Hykeham,England,UK

By implementing Wallstreet FX software on the Solaris 10 OS with the
Solaris Cluster software, Wallstreet offers customers an excellent
level of system ...

Solaris News Update

RE: ZFS + WinFS ???

OS News - USA

... have said themselves they "don't agree" with the
GPL, I think that any Sun Database FS on top of ZFS will probably released
for Solaris or general *nix. ...

News - Solaris

I swear, this is not another Unixfication post


For all of you not up on Solaris digerati, Jeff Bonwick is Chief
Technical Officer of Storage Technology at Sun. Translation: He=92s in
charge of ZFS, ...


Minturn group urges 'yes' on Ginn project

Vail Daily News - Vail,CO,USAr>
MINTURN =97 Only two people out of 30 Randy Quintana has talked to don=92t
support a private ski resort in Minturn. =93They=92ve told me they=92re
going to vote yes,=94 ...


Solaris News Update

RE: ZFS, Casablanca, Chocolate, Peanut butter

OS News - USA

... as good as Apple does it, the number of people who have heard
the hype about ZFS outnumbers those who will ever use Solaris by at
least a factor of 10.

Technical Infrastructure Consultant/ Tester x 2

iTWire - Australia

The successful candidates will have a broad understanding of Linux,
Solaris and Windows operating systems as well as RDMS such as
Oracle, SQL and Sybase. ...

Sunday, May 18, 2008

News - Solaris

ZFS Coming to Linux? - USA

One comment reads "Yeah, let's decrease the reasons why people
would want to pick up Solaris. Wonderful business strategy."
Others seem to agree: "If you ...

Protesters rally to save Plainfield hospital

The Star-Ledger - - Newark,NJ,USA

In February, Solaris Health Care System, which owns the acute care
hospital, said it would have to close Muhlenberg because of mounting
financial losses. ...

Solaris News

Ginn could pump $162 million into Minturn

Vail Daily News - Vail,CO,USA

Town councilors have become more savvy when it comes to drawing benefits
from developers, said Craig Cohn, director of marketing and sales for the
Solaris ...

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Solaris News

BEST Bus Service, Mumbai revamps service with Linux

TechShout! - Mumbai,India

... the fare collections are digitally transferred to individual
float accounts on back office servers which operate on Sun=92s
Solaris operating system. ...

m/general/2008/17/best-bus-service-mumbai-revamps-service-with-linux/"> color=3Dgreen>

Solaris News Update

Analyst group touts Unix OS scorecard - Needham,MA,USA

Users can go to the site and rank specific features of AIX, HP-UX and
Solaris. Moderators at Ideas International can then give credibility
ratings to the ...

News - Solaris

Quad-Core AMD Opteron=99 Processor-Based Systems Now Available from ...b>

WebWire (press release) - Atlanta,GA,U=

=93Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors, in conjunction with our unique server
designs and the Solaris 10 OS, deliver extreme value, performance
and reliability. ...


News - Solaris

RE[5]: ZFS seems to be the biggest memory hog ever crea - USA

I'd say Solaris and ZFS have a long way to go. That reply should
have gone somewhere else, I apologize for the unwarranted flame.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Solaris News

RE[2]: Nice..

OS News - USA

As for Solaris on Intel, we would also like to do that, but we would
need dedicated hardware as well. If nobody steps up to provide these, we
will still ...


Linux shop adds Solaris for performance boost

Search Enterprise Linux - USA

So the Oakland, Calif.,-based company did something that Whitehead never
anticipated; it abandoned Linux for Sun's Solaris 10 operating
system for many of ...

Solaris News Update

OpenSolaris: Shows Promise, Needs Work - USA

The goal is to allow more people to experience Solaris. A few
reviews have since hit the web. Ars Technica took a first look, and was
moderately positive ...

Solaris News

What=92s wrong at OpenSolaris


Basically, I see making Solaris more Linux-like as dragging
Solaris down market when the same effort could have made a far more
positive contribution by ...


Solaris News Update

RE[3]: ZFS seems to be the biggest memory hog ever created .. - USA

When someone says that, it's referring to the recommendations for
running traditional Solaris with ZFS, both in their intended
scenarios, the enterprise. ...

Solaris News

Dell Agrees To Sell Sun Solaris Servers


Dell has agreed to install Sun Microsystems's Solaris operating
system in some of its servers. The official announcement signals a new
latest truce with a ...

Solaris News Update

Sun expands its AMD quad-core server portfolio

BetaNews - USA

The Sun Fire X4140 ($2545), Sun Fire X4240 ($3145), and Sun Fire X4440
($5995) will ship with the ability to run Solaris 10, Linux,
Microsoft Windows, ...

News - Solaris

RE[3]: Networking

OS News - USA

My soultion was to modify the resolv.conf and nsswitch.conf so I could get
a working configuration, which I know does work with
Solaris/Solaris Express and ...

RE: ZFS seems to be the biggest memory hog ever created

OS News - USA

Actually sorting out the difference is pretty tough; RAM usage numbers for
the OS are not directly comparable in Solaris or 2003 or Vista or
RHEL3 or ...


RE: Nice..

OS News - USA

But its interesting how they provide no Solaris package. sure, they
have a mono package, but its only for sparc - scared that if you provide an
x86 version ...

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Solaris News Update

=93Everything that can be invented has been invented=94


It=92s not highly visible, but it=92s there as a kind of underground
movement: Solaris 10 (really SunOS 3.0) pushes in that direction, so
do Sun Rays, ...


Solaris News

Avaya IR Solaris OpenSSH Information Disclosure Weakness

FrSIRT - Montpellier,France

This issue is caused by an error in OpenSSH for Solaris. For
additional information, see : FrSIRT/ADV-2008-1448 Subscribe to FrSIRT VNS
and receive ...

Solaris News

Sun Adds Quad-Core Opteron - USA

The new hardware can be loaded with a variety of operating systems --
Solaris 10, Linux and Windows -- as well as VMware for virtualized
systems. ...

Solaris News Update

Q&A: Sun exec ponders OpenSolaris, Linux

Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA

But, for example, with Solaris there are still a few bits and pieces
that have been licensed from other companies. We are working out the
arrangements with ...

First look: OpenSolaris 2008.05 a work in progress

Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA

There are a few rough spots where the developers haven't completely
finished grafting existing front-end configuration tools onto underlying
Solaris ...


Intershop Has Expanded Its Global E-Commerce Capabilities to Run ...

Market Wire (press release) - USA

Sun Microsystems' 64-bit Solaris 10 OS is one of the world's
most popular Unix operating systems running on the leading systems from top
server ...

Sun Microsystems enters x86 server virtualization arena - Needham,MA,USA

Sun xVM bare-metal hypervisor for x86 servers is based on Citrix Systems
Inc.'s open source Xen technologies and Solaris. It can host
several guest ...

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

News - Solaris

NYSE Euronext banks on Red Hat

CNET Blogs - Cupertino,CA,USA

As announced, the New York Stock Exchange Euronext dumped its proprietary
UNIX heritage (AIX, HP UX, Solaris) for the freedom, flexibility,
and performance ...


Amazon EC2 and Sun OpenSolaris VMs together in Beta

InfoWorld - San Francisco,CA,USA

It also includes Solaris Containers so that developers can build
virtualization-aware applications that can be run on a single instance of
the Solaris ...

Solaris News

Peter Hobbs - Music composer for television and film

New Zealand Herald - New Zealand

I'm still a sucker for the rare combination of great sci-fi and
soundtrack - Cliff Martinez's score to Solaris is exquisite. I
had a fascination for fire ...

Are Linux File Systems Right for You?

Server Watch - Darien,CT,USA

By Henry Newman Potential customers with high I/O requirements frequently
ask me if they can use Linux instead of AIX or Solaris. ...

Monday, May 12, 2008

Solaris News

Sun-Intel introduce Solaris threading development technology - UK

The Sun-Intel alliance has introduced Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB)
for the Solaris operating system using Sun Studio. ...

Novell to Sun: Here=92s an offer you can=92t refuse


Last week, I blogged about the possible future of a unified UNIX GPLv3
operating system =93mother distro=94 comprising the merged source code of
the Solaris and ...


Wine Headed For a 1.0 Release. Finally.

Wired News - USA

Wine still doesn=92t support every Windows app, but for those who=92ve made
the switch to Linux (or FreeBSD or Solaris), yet still need one or
two Windows apps, ...


"All Things Virtual"

Dr. Dobb's Journal - San Mateo,CA,=

In particular, VirtualBox 1.6 has just been released, which adds support
for Macintosh and Solaris host platforms, new high-performance
virtual devices, ...


Saturday, May 10, 2008

Solaris News

Intel multi-core threading library supports Sun Studio - USA

The Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB) technology has also been made
available for the latest version of the Solaris operating system
(OS). ...

Solaris News

JAVAONE - Sun announces open source Solaris updates

The Industry Standard - San Francisco,CA,USA

It's yet undecided which of the open source versions will be the
foundation of the next mainstream Solaris release, but that will
nonetheless grant ...

Friday, May 9, 2008

Solaris News

Sun exec ponders OpenSolaris, Linux

InfoWorld - San Francisco,CA,USA

But, for example, with Solaris there, are still a few bits and
pieces that have been licensed from other companies. We are working out the
arrangements with ...

Sun's Virtualization Strategy Evolves

CIO - Framingham,MA,USA

Sun's main virtualization solution is based on Solaris
Containers, a virtualization or partitioning technology built into the
Solaris 10 operating ...

Linux File Systems: You Get What You Pay For

Enterprise Storage Forum - Darien,CT,USA

By Henry Newman I am frequently asked by potential customers with high I/O
requirements if they can use Linux instead of AIX or Solaris.

MicroFocus Software Maintenance Renewal

Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

... Inc. for software maintennance on the following equipment:
Application Server for Server Express Support, Sparc, Solaris
8/9/10, Version 5.0,32/64Bit, ...

Solaris News Update

The Two Truths of Tech Investing


First, the Solaris operating system for Sun's servers was under
assault from more lightweight alternatives Linux and Windows NT.
Solaris was -- and arguably ...

Sun Challenges Linux

SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA

Indiana is the Linux-friendly Fedora-like OpenSolaris project meant to move
the Solaris-shy Linux community off Linux and on to Solaris
tempted by Solaris ...

Sun open sources Mac OS X virtualisation tool

Inquirer - Harrow,England,UK

Sun claims that as well as supporting Solaris and Mac OS X as hosts,
its new and improved VirtualBox 1.6 now also comes with seamless windowing
for Solaris ...

Solaris News Update

Software application development


Solaris 10 will still exist alongside the community,
as Sun says some customers will want what is arguably a more fully
supported and tested ...

Solaris News

They rally to save Muhlenberg center

Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park,NJ,USA

Solaris Health Care System, which owns the hospital, said through
spokesman Steven Weiss that last year, Muhlenberg provided $15.4 million in
charity care ...

Solaris News

Revamped virtualisation for Linux, Mac, Solaris and Windows

iTWire - Australia

Available for various Linux distributions including Debian, Red Hat, SUSE
and Ubuntu as well as Solaris, Mac OS X on Intel and Windows, xVM
VirtualBox ...

Thursday, May 8, 2008

News - Solaris

Unixfication II


We don=92t need help from Solaris! The guy is definitely a
Solaris backer=94 Nope. I=92m just someone who appreciates what
OpenSolaris is trying to accomplish. ...


News - Solaris

Sun puts Solaris and ZFS into Amazon's cloud

Blocks & Files - London,UK

Solaris and ZFS are now selectable options on the Amazon web
services platform. Sun has also added technical support services for its
MySQL database running ...

News - Solaris

RE[4]: Piece of kawai

OS News - USA

Linux has drivers for devices and runs on hardware that Solaris and
other systems just cannot. Sun would absolutely love to get their hands on
Linux's ...

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Solaris News

Justification of Open Solaris - USA

by s_groening (2.52) on Wed 7th May 2008 18:54 UTC I'd really like to
be able to run Solaris instead of Linux for sake of the classic pros
like ZFS, ...

OpenSolaris does have an open community

OS News - USA

by Don T. Bothers (4.4) on Wed 7th May 2008 20:08 UTC Only a moron will
make a claim that Solaris does not have a community. If you look at
how Solaris was ...

RE: OpenSolaris does have an open community

OS News - USA

Solaris has traditionally been a different kind of OS than Linux. As
such, one should expect that a Sun led community effort around
Solaris would have both ...

News - Solaris

Could Novell kill OpenSolaris?


Sun's just opened its developer conference with the long-delayed launch
of OpenSolaris, the open source version of its Solaris operating
system. ...

RE[2]: Piece of kawai - USA

Over the past eight or so years Linux has hurt Sun and Solaris,
badly, and it has changed the rules of the game in how an OS overall is
developed. ...

RE[2]: Piece of garbage

OS News - USA

Guess who the cheaper beer is - its amazing when I see Linux advocates foam
the mouth over Solaris when it should be a great thing there is more
choice, ...

RE[8]: Sun is a bit strange - USA

That's the reason why stuff doesn't work, things aren't ported
and stuff isn't packaged for Solaris. No one uses Sun's
compiler studio, and if you come on ...

Solaris News Update

Sun Solaris SSH X11 Forwarding Vulnerability

Secunia - UK

Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in SSH included in Sun Solaris,
which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive
information or ...

Sun Solaris Security Update Fixes OpenSSH Information Disclosure

FrSIRT - Montpellier,France

A weakness has been identified in Sun Solaris, which could be
exploited by local attackers to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

RE: Piece of garbage

OS News - USA

Even people like me who aren't Unix/Linux users can appreciate how good
it would be a free Solaris (because let's confess it: it's
about price now) fully ...

Solaris News

Why many MCSEs won=92t learn Linux


Put a Solaris guy who=92s never used Linux in front of SuSe 10 with
a list of complex tasks and he=92ll complain bitterly about missing pieces,


RE[8]: Finally! - USA>
Not yet for Solaris. With this announcement, Solaris has only
just got to the position that Linux was in about five years ago ... if
motivated to do so you ...">

Solaris News

RE[10]: Finally! - USA

... using Linux drivers as a source of information about how to
write a Solaris driver is perfectly OK, and of great benefit, I
should think. ...

Piece of garbage

OS News - USA

Practical Technology also mounts a pathetic case of participating being the
benchmark for the success or failure of OpenSolaris - open sourcing
Solaris was ...

News - Solaris

Sun Microsystems unveils Open Solaris

Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

SAN FRANCISCO: Sun Microsystems on Monday unveiled a new open-source
version of its Solaris operating system, ahead of one of the largest
global conclave of ...

RE[3]: Finally!

OS News - USA

I'm just happy Solaris will have an updated root shell, and I
won't have to deal with that silliness if I decide to run it as my main
OS. ...

NaviSite Offers Sun SaaS Program

Web Host Industry Review - USA

The Solaris On Demand program enables ISVs to quickly develop and
deliver their software applications in an on-demand environment hosted and
supported by ...

false issue - USA

After all, source availability for Solaris is in no way new. In
addition, since I'm not a kernel hacker, I'm not affected in any
way if Solaris beats Linux ...

Tuesday, May 6, 2008


Print Version Sponsored By

eWeek - New York, NY

Now that a solid foundation for the OpenSolaris project is in place, the
real work of putting Sun and Solaris back into the center of the IT
conversation ...

Solaris News

Sun unveils new Open Solaris

Howrah News Service - Howrah,West Bengal,India

Sun Microsystems is launching the open source version of its operating
system Solaris this week. OpenSolaris has a series of user-friendly
application and ...

NaviSite Expands Global Relationship to Offer Solaris On Demand - USA

The Solaris On Demand program provides ISVs with the ability to
quickly develop and deliver their software applications in an on-demand
environment hosted ...

RE[6]: Comment by moleskine - USA

OpenSolaris is just a code dumping repository that Sun aren't using for
their own development of Indiana and Solaris. Again with the may and
might, ...

Solaris News

RE[6]: Finally! - USA

"More than Solaris, let's put it that way. Solaris
has just started to compete in the space. When Linux takes over MacOS
X's or windows' market share come ...

The Linux Ecosystem to More than Double to $49 Billion

IT Jungle - New York,NY,USA

One of the wild cards in these numbers is, of course, what happens to the
Solaris Unix variant from Sun Microsystems. While Sun has
distributed more than 12 ...

Solaris News

Sun Microsystems and OpenSolaris introduce OpenSolaris OS

Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

According to the company, OpenSolaris, based on Sun's Solaris
kernel and created through community collaboration, offers the combination
of innovation, ...


Open Solaris Live CD

OS News - USA

All in all it looks good enough to do an install and take a better look at
it. It is a far cry from the last Solaris i looked at several years

VirtualBox 1.6 - Desktop virtualization comes out of the Sun

InfoWorld - San Francisco,CA,USA

This latest version of VirtualBox 1.6 now offers full support for Mac OS X
and Solaris as host operating systems. For some time now, support
for these ...

RE[6]: Finally! - USA

Some of its features are a bit neater than existing solutions, but alas, a
lot of Solaris folks think it's the second coming of Christ.

RE: Live CD is a nice touch - USA

I'm waiting for my download to complete and figured I'd post
something positive which might not turn into a nasty Linux vs
Solaris brawl. (One can hope. ...

Solaris News

Opening Up To Solaris

InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA

OpenSolaris, Sun's open-source version of their Solaris
operating system, gets its official kickoff today at Sun's CommunityOne
conference in San Francisco. ...

Sun Delivers OpenSolaris, NetBeans Updates

eWeek - New York, NY

OpenSolaris is based on the Solaris kernel and created through
community collaboration. The OS can be downloaded here. Jim McHugh, vice
president of Solaris ...

OpenSolaris Indiana Released

Slashdot - USA

A new, modern package manager and all the goodies of Solaris: ZFS,
DTrace, SMF, and Xen on a LiveCD that was designed for Linux users.

RE[4]: Finally! - USA

Hey Solaris. Welcome to all the stuff Linux distros have learned
over the past ten years (and how far they still have to go) ;-). It's
an interesting ride. ...

RE[5]: Shame ... - USA

Sun sells more SPARC systems running Solaris than all the x86
systems combined. See above. You can't read a simple article. See
above. ...

Have been waiting for an official opensolaris - USA

For all my solaris installs, I've been using pkgsrc
( from the NetBSD team, which has a much wider range of
updated packages.

Monday, May 5, 2008

Solaris News

New Open Source Solaris Pits Sun Against Linux

Wired News - USA

OpenSolaris is based on the Solaris kernel and uses many of its
features like the Zettabyte File System (ZFS) and Dynamic Tracing (DTrace),
which offers ...


OpenSolaris: What Ubuntu wants to be when it grows up


Founded as an Open Source project by Sun Microsystems in June of 2005, and
originally created as a clearing house for releasing CDDL licensed
Solaris code ...


Live from CommunityOne, Sun Introduces OpenSolaris =96 Free, Open ...=

Business Wire (press release) - San Fr=

OpenSolaris, based on Sun's Solaris(TM) kernel and created
through community collaboration, delivers an unrivaled development and
deployment environment ...


News - Solaris

Sun to unveil open-source Solaris version

San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA=

By Brandon Bailey Sun Microsystems will unveil a new open-source version of
its Solaris operating system, which it hopes will entice a wide
audience of ...


AMD Expands Charter for the OpenSolaris OS and Sun xVM at the AMD ...=


By expanding research and development on the OpenSolaris Operating System,
the ORSC expects to help drive increased Solaris OS performance for
business ...


OpenSolaris OS officially debuts

InfoWorld - San Francisco,CA,USA>

Based on the Solaris kernel, OpenSolaris incorporates features such
as ZFS (Zettabyte File System), offering instant rollback and
check-summing, ...


Commercial OpenSolaris ships


=93It=92s the first Opensolaris operating system that=92s fully
supported,=94 said Jim McHugh, vice president of Solaris marketing
for Sun. ...


Sun looks beyond MARS for NetBeans scripting

Register - London,England,UK>
That stack features the Sun-owned MySQL and Solaris with Apache: so
Solaris, Apache, MySQL and PHP - SAMP - and MySQL, Apache, Ruby and
Solaris - MARS - and ...">

Sun's 'Project Copy Linux' goes commercial

Register - London,England,UK>
Sun is also pushing the integration of features such as ZFS and its image
packaging system - to download and consume packages for Solaris such
as Apache, ...">

Solaris News

RE[4]: Shame ...

OS News - USA

It's difficult to justify Solaris under those circumstances. Sun
sells more SPARC systems running Solaris than all the x86 systems
combined. See above. ...


Sun Partners with Joyent: Free Hosting for OpenSocial Apps

Mashable - San Francisco,CA,USA=

The announcement, made today at Sun=92s StartupCamp, pertains to the
Joyentics Free Accelerator program, which already had a great deal of
Solaris developers. ...


Sunday, May 4, 2008

Solaris News Update

RE[3]: Shame ... - USA

In the seven years since I seriously looked at Linux/x86 and
Solaris/SPARC head-to-head, 4370 pystones/sec on an UltraSPARC
versus 17543 pystones/sec on a ...

Solaris News Update

RE[2]: Sun sucks

OS News - USA

OpenOffice, Netbeans, Java (yes, with a little proding.. lol), ZFS,
Solaris, Dtrace, the list goes on, i cant imagine them removing an
open product from the ...

For tennis teams, time on court counts

Lower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USA

O'Brien wanted the women's USTA 3.0 team at Solaris in
Yorktown Heights to be a little different. The women on her team play all
year long, and friendships ...

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Solaris News

Sun Leads Developers Down the Open Storage Path

E-Commerce Times - USA

Sun has released a couple of recipes to help developers create storage
units using its Solaris operating system. Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq:
JAVA) on Tuesday ...

Friday, May 2, 2008

News - Solaris

New version of VirtualBox also runs under Mac OS X and Solaris
Current IT news from heise online - Lo=

The biggest innovation in this latest version of the free virtualisation
framework is that it now also supports Mac OS X and Solaris as host
systems. ...
/110659"> Makes Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla! Easy to Install ...<=

PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,U=

BitNami makes installing blogging, content management and other open source
software on Solaris a snap. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 2, 2008 --
BitRock ...


Threads Considered Harmful

Slashdot - USA

I wrote threaded code on AIX, HPUX, and Solaris. I recall
compilation difficulties on AIX (different version of cc required, if I
recall) and on Solaris it ...">

Sun to set on jobs of 2500 workers - Dublin,Irelandfont>

=46rom a product perspective, Solaris-based Chip Multi-Threading (CMT=
systems billings more than doubled year-over-year, with the company=92s
blade systems ...">

Solaris News Update

Sun Says Open Source Storage on OpenSolaris Is Taking Off

IT Jungle - New York,NY,USA

And that is why Sun Microsystems started open sourcing Solaris three
years ago, and followed up with its Java Enterprise System software stack,
Java itself, ...

A tough Q3 hits Sun's storage as the vendor plans job cuts - New York,NY,USA

Although Sun is pushing Solaris as a way for users to cut their
storage hardware costs, the exec admitted that this will also help the
vendor harness its ...

Thursday, May 1, 2008

News - Solaris

Darl McBride Takes the Stand In Novell v. SCO

Slashdot - USA

Sun wanted the ability to open source some of their Solaris code
(which became OpenSolaris). Solaris and Unixware both branched from
SVR4 so they would need ...

Sun Microsystems Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Results

Centre Daily Times - Centre,PA,USA

"With double digit year-over-year growth in India and Brazil, and
triple digit year-over-year billings growth in our energy-efficient,
Solaris(TM)-based ...


Sun boosts open storage strategy


Sun released OpenSolaris, an open-source version of its flagship
Solaris operating system, in November 2004, and has continued to
polish its open-source ...

Continuent Announces New uni/cluster 2008 for PostgreSQL and ...

PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA

"High availability is often the highest priority of our PostgreSQL for
Solaris customers, and the new uni/cluster gives them another
powerful tool for ...

News - Solaris

Microsoft Finally Concedes On Windows-Linux Management

InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA

We take Solaris, Unix applications, and allow them to recompile and
run on top of Windows. Name a Unix protocol--we support every one of those
Unix ...