Low cost, high reliability
Sun Cluster 3.1 4/04 software runs on the Solaris 9 Operating System x86 Platform Edition, delivering mission-critical high availability on Sun's x86-based servers.
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Posted 2004-05-12, 10:22 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
Sun considers GPL license for Solaris
Sun Microsystems Inc. may be selling servers running Linux, but that doesn't mean it is cutting back on the evolution of Solaris. Among its plans, the company is considering offering a free, open source version of its flagship operating system, said Jonathan Schwartz, the company's recently appointed president and chief operating officer.
"Maybe we'll GPL it," Schwartz said of Solaris, referring to the GNU General Public License under which the Linux operating system is distributed. "We're still looking at that."
Posted 2004-05-07, 05:40 GMT by Alan Pae
VERITAS and Sun Expand Alliance and Relationship Around Solaris
VERITAS Software Corporation and Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced an agreement to expand their decade-long, global alliance. As a result, VERITAS will broaden its support for the Solaris platform to include Sun's Solaris Operating System for x86 systems, for both AMD Opteron- and Intel-based platforms. The agreement also includes an expanded reseller relationship, where customers can acquire VERITAS Storage Foundation 4.0 software - VERITAS' next-generation storage management solution - through their Sun representative
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Posted 2004-05-05, 20:10 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
Insights From A Solaris x86 Evangelist
About one year ago, Alan DuBoff, Solaris x86 Community Evangelist, joined Sun Microsystems as a Solaris x86 evangelist to work in Community Relations. In the following Q&A, Alan shares his thoughts on Sun's commitment to Solaris for x86 systems, Sun's x86 efforts since the 2003 May 19 Low Cost Computing Event and what he is most excited about with regard to the future of Solaris.
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Posted 2004-05-03, 19:37 GMT by Mariusz Zynel
Sun Solaris for AMD64� What it will mean?
Sun’s Solaris will soon appear in a native 64-bit version for the AMD64 architecture. While you can already run the 32-bit version of Solaris x86 today, Alan Zeichick explains the significance of this new operating system release, and highlights Sun’s plans to support the AMD Opteron and Athlon 64 processors.
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Posted 2004-04-22, 22:20 GMT by Mariusz Zynel