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ALSO CALLED: Sun Solaris, SunOS
DEFINITION: Solaris is the computer operating system that Sun Microsystems provides for its family of Scalable Processor Architecture-based processors as well as for Intel-based processors. Sun has historically dominated the large UNIX workstation market. As the Internet grew in the early 1990s, Sun's SPARC/Solaris systems became the most widely installed servers for Web sites. Sun emphasizes the system's availability  … 
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Which Operating System is Right for your Business Needs?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the challenges of migrating from Solaris 10 to Solaris 11 and highlights the benefits of migrating from Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux instead.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Red Hat

CW Special Report on Oracle
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This special report, updated for 2012, gives an independent view of the challenges facing Oracle, its financial performance, the services it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

SPARC T4 Servers – Optimized for End-to-End Data Center Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Oracle’s SPARC T4 servers deliver new levels of end-to-end data center performance never before seen in the T-Series line of servers.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Solaris Optimized for Sun x86 Systems in the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a technical guide for developers and system administrators that want to understand the precise details of how Oracle Solaris and Oracle’s Sun x86 systems using Intel Xeon processor 5600 and 7500 series can improve your enterprise application solution environment.
Posted: 19 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems— Integrated and Optimized for Enterprise Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Oracle Solaris and SPARC are optimized to work with each other to improve security, drive ROI, and minimize TCO in your database environment. Also find technical descriptions of features and capabilities of Solaris that are implemented system-wide to optimize the functionality of the SPARC processor.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Solaris Operating System: Optimized for Sun x86 Systems in the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a technical guide for developers and system administrators that want to understand the precise details of how Oracle® Solaris and Oracle’s Sun x86 systems using Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 and 7500 series can improve your enterprise application solution environment.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Solaris Containers implement OS virtualization using containers that are designed to provide a complete, isolated, secure runtime environment for applications—and in situations where resources can be managed with sub-CPU granularity.
Posted: 14 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 May 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Solaris Operating System— Optimized for the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 and 7500 series
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a technical guide for developers and system administrators that want to understand the precise details of how Oracle Solaris and the Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 and 7500 series can improve your application solution environment.
Posted: 11 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2010

Oracle Corporation

Dramatically Accelerate Oracle Database Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Maximizing the performance of enterprise applications can be critical to gaining the types of operational efficiencies. Servers, storage devices, operating systems, and database engines all contribute to the effectiveness of a solution. Read this paper to learn more about Oracle's Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 May 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Virtualise with Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the business benefits that can be achieved by consolidating and virtualising environments with Oracle's Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this white paper is to provide information about consolidating applications onto a single server using Oracle Solaris Containers to isolate applications and efficiently manage system resources between them.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Business Value of HP–UX 11i v3
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Alinean, a leader in IT value measurement, teamed up with HP to assess the financial merits of moving from a HP-UX 11i v2 platform to HP-UX 11i v3 running on HP Integrity Servers over moving to SUN Solaris10 running on Sun Servers. Read this white paper for details.
Posted: 18 May 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

Hewlett-Packard Limited

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Why Migrating to HP from SPARC and Other Legacy Systems Can Transform Your Mission-Critical Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: By transitioning to HP from a Sun SPARC Solaris environment now, you can reap the benefits of a stable, reliable IT environment while reducing costs. Investing in industry-standard architectures today will ensure a smooth transition to next-generation systems.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 03 Mar 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Deploying Oracle® Real Application Clusters on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This quick start guide shows how to configure the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and hosts on the Solaris™ Operating System for Oracle RAC infrastructure deployment.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Your Solaris Alternative
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will review some key features and benefits of both Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We will also explain why Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an ideal solution for enterprises that are facing Sun and SPARC's uncertain future, whether you are considering launching a new IT production environment or migrating a legacy environment...
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and HP

Moving From Solaris To Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® is a standards-based UNIX®-like operating system that provides a development environment similar to SunTM SolarisTM. This paper looks to highlight some of the major differences between Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux to help application developers port their code.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and HP

The Solaris Operating System - Optimized For The Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a quick reference guide for developers and system administrators that want to optimize the Solaris OS on the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series platform.
Posted: 24 Apr 2009 | Published: 24 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Intel Corporation

Performance and Scalability Benchmark: Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Oracle Communications BRM application suite is a Tier 1, convergent billing framework that is architected for leading service providers. This white paper describes the performance and scalability results of Oracle Communications BRM 7.3.1 from the recent benchmark conducted at Sun Solutions Center in Paris and France.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Jumping on the Cloud-Wagon? AppZero's Virtual Application Appliance Approach
sponsored by AppZero
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the attributes of AppZero's VAA approach to server-side application virtualization and conveys various advantages in the cloud environment.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

AppZero

Solaris 10 Operating System Innovation Matters-Increase Business Efficiency and Lower Costs
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Solaris OS is the strategic platform for today's demanding enterprise and is the only open operating system that has delivered proven results, running everything from mission-critical enterprise databases to high performance Web farms.
Posted: 02 Dec 2008 | Published: 27 Nov 2008

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Desktop Virtualization Solution
sponsored by VMware and Sun Microsystems
WHITE PAPER: In this document learn about reference architecture and a sample implementation from Sun Desktop Virtualization Solutions. This reference architecture is an overview of the key components required to deploy the solution into your enterprise infrastructure
Posted: 29 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2006

VMware and Sun Microsystems

The Business Benefits of Virtualization and Consolidation
sponsored by VMware and Sun Microsystems
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization and consolidation can improve the data center status quo and provide organizations with a new set of choices to increase flexibility, reduce costs and attack the space, power and cooling crunch head-on.
Posted: 29 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

VMware and Sun Microsystems
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SOLARIS DEFINITION (continued): …  (meaning it seldom crashes), its large number of features, and its Internet-oriented design. Sun advertises that its latest version, the Solaris 8 Operating Environment, is "the leading UNIX environment" today.Sun emphasizes these features of Solaris:Its availability. Special features make it easy to add new capability or to fix problems without having to restart the system. Because it has evolved through a number of versions, it is "stable" - that is, like IBM's well-known mainframe operating system, MVS, Solaris has exercised and fixed almost any code path that might break. It can be upgraded, … 
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