Solaris

Good news for all Debian / Ubuntu Linux fans. Sun has started to offer Ubuntu Linux based servers. Sun has systems competitively priced for small and medium businesses. Ubuntu is based upon rock solid Debian core. Look like Red hat and Novell going to have some nice competition. Sun offers x64-based systems certified for Ubuntu […]

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This is yet another successful story for open source software. Sun has no database software to sell in a $15 billion market that Oracle leads, according to IDC study. Congratulations, Monty, David and the crew. Now, Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source […]

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ZFS has amazing feature set and now it is ported to Mac ZFS file system developed by Sun for its UNIX operating system. ZFS presents a pooled storage model that completely eliminates the concept of volumes and the associated problems of partitions, provisioning, wasted bandwidth and stranded storage. Thousands of filesystems can draw from a […]

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Project Indiana is working towards creating a binary distribution of an operating system built out of the OpenSolaris source code. The distribution is a point of integration for several current projects on OpenSolaris.org, including those to make the installation experience easier, to modernize the look and feel of OpenSolaris on the desktop, and to introduce […]

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Solaris 10 update 8/07 has been released and available for download. From the announcement page: The latest update of the Solaris OS helps customers alleviate common enterprise problems such as virtualization, resource management, and system performance. Solaris delivers built-in investment protection and new technologies that are even better suited to data intensive environments where price […]

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You can use “type” or “whereis” command to find out which command shell executes and to print binary (command) file location for specified command. whereis command example Display ls command location along with man page path: whereis ls Output: ls: /bin/ls /usr/share/man/man1p/ls.1p.gz /usr/share/man/man1/ls.1.gz type command example Find out which command the shell executes: type -a […]

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