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Oracle operating systems (Solaris, Open Solaris, Unbreakable Linux) News
September 19, 2017
After a round of layoffs to its Solaris division, it appears Oracle is phasing out its hardware portfolio and continuing to focus on the cloud.
August 10, 2015
The upcoming release of Oracle Solaris Zones will support Docker's Linux-based, open source application container technology to aid app distribution.
February 10, 2015
The Exadata X5 release has more updates to it than any previous release. This guide provides summaries of the changes Oracle has made for Exadata X5.
December 05, 2014
Oracle added another high-level exec to its cloud engineering team, released Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 and continued its legal battle with Oregon's state government.
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