Wednesday, September 12, 2007

What's cool about Solaris 10 8/07 (Update 4)?

Here's a video of Rich Green, a Sun executive, saying why the new Solaris release is cool:

Jeff Victor listed some of the improvements that he like as:
  • adds significant new functionality to Solaris Containers
  • improves network performance with Large Send Offload
  • several ZFS improvements (including "zpool history" to review recent commands)
  • fault management support for AMD64 Rev F and G systems (including detection and recovery from correctable CPU and memory problems)
  • Quagga routing software
  • an iSCSI target, including for ZFS file systems
  • Thunderbird 2.0
  • XVideo support on RealPlayer
  • X11R7.2
  • Compact Flash card support
  • NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers

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