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15 Nov 2009
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What's New on BigAdmin [22590]
As of November 5th, 2009

Sun Java Communications Suite Resources for System Administrators

This resource center links to documentation, videos, blogs, white papers, and other information on Sun Java Communications Suite 7, which offers secure, scalable communication and collaboration products for email, message management, calendar management, time and resource management, and real-time collaboration.

C and Fortran Development and Deployment Tools for the Solaris 8, 9, and 10 OS

Find out how you can develop, maintain, and support a software product on Solaris 8, 9, and 10 releases simultaneously, on one machine. This scenario uses Sun Studio compilers and tools for C, C++, or Fortran applications; for Message Passing Interface (MPI) applications, you can use Sun HPC ClusterTools software. (This tech tip was reprinted from the BigAdmin newsletter of November 5, 2009.)
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06 Nov 2009
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What's New on BigAdmin [22564]
As of November 5th, 2009

Updated for New Solaris 10/09 Release: x86 Installation Check Tool

This tool detects whether your x86 system is able to run the Solaris 10 OS. Version 1.7 loads the Solaris 10 10/09 kernel.

Community Tech Tip: Creating a Solaris 10 x86 OS Bootable DVD or CD

A sys admin from the BigAdmin community posted this tech tip on our wiki. The author explains how to create a bootable DVD or CD for the Solaris 10 OS on x86 platforms, which you can then use for system recovery and bare-metal rebuilds. http://sun.com/bigadmin
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29 Oct 2009
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What's New on BigAdmin [22544]
As of October 22nd, 2009

Driver/Device Lists Updated for the Solaris 10 10/09 Release

The Device and Third-party Solaris Device Driver Reference Lists on the BigAdmin HCL have been updated. One list includes devices and drivers supported on the Solaris OS or OpenSolaris OS on x86 systems, showing PCI ID, Driver, Type, Vendor and more. Another list features third-party drivers; many of these are used by hardware devices that have not been certified by the Sun Hardware Certification Test Suite.

New: HCL for Virtualization Platforms

This new section of the BigAdmin Hardware Compatibility List identifies virtualization platforms (such as VMware and Sun VirtualBox) that are compatible with the OpenSolaris and Solaris OS. For more info, see the BigAdmin blog entry, "Are you bored with the BigAdmin HCL?"
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22 Oct 2009
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What's New on BigAdmin [22525]
As of October 22nd, 2009

Patching the Solaris OS Using Sun Ops Center 2.5

This article describes methods to patch the Solaris OS using Sun Ops Center 2.5. Sun documentation experts explain how to use system catalogs, baseline analysis reports, black lists and white lists, and more.

Just Updated: Resources for Upgrading to the Solaris 10 OS

Lots of new info added for more ways to move up to Solaris 10. Find out why it's a good idea, what's involved, what you'll need to know, what to do with your legacy applications, and what resources are available.
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17 Oct 2009
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What's New on BigAdmin [22501]
As of October 15th, 2009

What's Not in the Solaris 10 10/09 OS?

The BigAdmin blog entry "Features Removed from the Solaris 10 OS" links to a list of obsolete features that are no longer supported in the new Solaris 10 update. It also aggregates BigAdmin information on the latest Solaris update, such as New Patching Features in Solaris 10 10/09 OS, New ZFS Features in Solaris 10 10/09 OS, and Solaris 10 Resources for System Administrators.

Over 100 New Translated Technical Articles

This entry links to BigAdmin's new translations of docs from Sun and the sys admin community. The BigAdmin Multilingual hub offers a range of technical information in Spanish, French, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
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09 Oct 2009
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What's New on BigAdmin [22458]
As of October 8th, 2009

Upgrading to the Solaris 10 OS?

Find out why it's a good idea, what's involved, what you'll need to know, what to do with your legacy applications, and what resources are available to help you through it. (For example, with Solaris Containers, you can upgrade to the Solaris 10 release from Solaris 8 or 9, even if you are running applications that cannot be ported to the Solaris 10 OS.)

BigAdmin Overview of New Features in the Solaris 10 10/09 OS"

ZFS features include ZFS flash archive, ZFS cache devices for storage pools, and ZFS user and group quotas.

Patching improvements include parallel patching for containers and turbo charging svr4 packaging.
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