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November 27, 2017
Veeam's push for additional and deeper enterprise bookings gets a bump with AIX and Solaris protection. The support is based on Cristie Software technology.
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.
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Oracle has begun to roll out products based on the SPARC M7 chip. Will they live up to the company's hype? Expert Robert Sheldon offers an overview of the processor. Continue Reading
Oracle’s new Sparc server has up to 16 of the new eight-core Sparc T4 chips, but analysts wonder whether it will be enough to keep the Sparc install base interested. Continue Reading
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Cutbacks by Oracle have put the future of SPARC and Solaris in doubt, but the vendor says it's still committed to the technologies as part of its enterprise cloud strategy. Continue Reading
Oracle's Solaris 11.2 includes cloud-ready features such as a complete OpenStack distribution, kernel zones, Unified Archives and Elastic Virtual Switch. Continue Reading
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Can you give me the command prompt to import and export a dump file from Windows 2003 to Sun Solaris? Continue Reading
Currently we are using Oracle 9i EE on Solaris 8 and it has been almost five years. Now we are planning to change the server to Solaris 10 and Oracle 10g SE. How do I migrate my data to the new server? Continue Reading
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