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Oracle Solaris 11 launched as first cloud operating system.

The latest buzz is that Oracle has released the Solaris 11 and it is claimed as the first ever cloud operating system. According to Adrian Bridgwater, Solaris 11 is designed to render the requirements of the security, performance and scalability for cloud based applications. This will permit the customers to run their most demanding and required enterprise applications in the private, hybrid or public clouds.

Oracle Solaris 11 is a fully vitual Operating system. As per John Fowler, executive VP at Oracle reported that the users will be able to perform enterprise deployments using this operating system to work on enterprise applications in a secure and flexible cloud.

Oracle Solaris 11 is supposed to offer 400 new features and functionalities covering kernel and performance enhancements, full support for ZFS storage facility, Crossbow network virtualisation, a new system for packaging and update system, augmented zones vitualisations, improved security features like eolw based root access, low impact acceteration of auditing and encryption and a profitable connection to the Oracle application stack.

The expected updates for Solaris 11 is in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The training for Oracle Solaris 11 can be availed by the customers upgrading from Oracle Solaris 10 and its earlier versions.

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