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Solaris to Get Linux Features

Sun Microsystems Incorporated has plans, called Project Indiana, to revamp Solaris, one of the main varieties of the Unix family of operating systems, known for their ability to safely and securely handle major computing tasks... More...

Lighting a fire under Solaris

Solaris has been the most widely used version of Unix. But much wind was taken from the operating system's sails by the quick arrival of Linux and the equally quick departure of Sun's prestige when... More...

Sun begins open-source Solaris era

Sun Microsystems is expected to release Solaris as open-source software Tuesday; the move is a centerpiece of the company's plan to regain lost relevance and fend off rivals Red Hat, IBM and Microsoft. ... More...

Torvalds: A Solaris skeptic

When Linus Torvalds successfully harnessed the talent of thousands of programmers to create Linux, the operating system that arguably suffered most was Sun Microsystems' Solaris. Now Torvalds and his allies face a... More...

Sun warms to open source for Solaris

China--Sun Microsystems continues its tilt toward the open-source world. The company's president and chief operating officer, Jonathan Schwartz, said here Wednesday that Sun plans to give its proprietary Solaris server operating system... More...

Sun to boost partitioning in Solaris 10

Sun Microsystems Inc. outlined planned improvements for Version 10 of its Solaris operating system on Tuesday, part of its quarterly update of new hardware and software products. Sun's hardware news -- including servers based on... More...

Sun revives Solaris for Intel

Sun is to revive the Intel version of Solaris, which it effectively mothballed late last year. From September, Sun will offer Solaris x86 8.0, alongside Linux on its new 'Big Bear' Intel... More...

Free Solaris 9

When you deploy Web services, your apps demand no-compromise performance, security, and high-availability. So protect your Web services investment with the reliable foundation that the Solaris™ Operating Environment provides. Act now and get your FREE... More...

Solaris hole found

HACKERS CAN POTENTIALLY exploit a format string vulnerability in remote wall requests in order to execute arbitrary code in Solaris, Sun Microsystems version of the Unix operating system, security experts have warned. Sun... More...

Sun readies Solaris counterpunch to .Net

For years Microsoft has argued that its homogenous approach to enterprise computing is inherently easier to manage and has lower maintenance costs than the more open computing environment evangelized by Sun Microsystems. But... More...

Sun delays Solaris 9 for Intel chips

Sun Microsystems on Tuesday delayed plans to release an Intel-compatible version of its forthcoming Solaris 9 operating system, the latest slight in a long and often edgy relationship between the two companies. ... More...

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