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14 Nov 2011
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Building a Solaris 11 Repository Without Network Connection [24896]
Utilizing the Potential of the New IPS: A How-to

In blogger Jim Laurent's view one of the great new features of Oracle Solaris 11 is the repository-based Image Packaging system (IPS), which not only introduces new cloud based package installation services, but is also integrated with the zones, boot environment and ZFS file systems to provide a safe, easy and fast way to perform system updates. Laurent explains that users without network access can now employ the IPS and locally stored repository to create a Solaris 11 system. He provides a "quick and dirty" procedure to create the repository and an explanation of how each command functions.
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02 Nov 2011
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Solaris 11 OS: What's Under the Hood [24855]
Come to the Launch Party on November 9, 2011

In an eloquent post, Constantin Gonzalez both introduces the new and compelling features of Solaris 11 and issues an invitation to the launch on November 9. Those new features that Gonzalez writes about include a new package manager, boot environments, and an automated installer. The migration issues of the past can, with Solaris 11, remain in the past, as one can now use Solaris 10 Containers to import Solaris 10 installations into Solaris 11 as a branded zone: the essence of management simplicity. And, with Project Crossbow, Gonzalez continues, Solaris 11 allows users to enjoy limitless network virtualization.
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27 Oct 2011
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November 9th, Oracle Solaris 11 Launch, New York City [24820]
Attend in Person or Sign Up for the Webcast

The long-awaited launch of Solaris 11 takes place on November 9, 2011, in New York City. Interested parties in the New York area are invited to register to attend; those outside the area can sign up for the webcast.
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24 Oct 2011
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Oracle Solaris and Data Center Management [24794]
Making the Life of a Sys Admin Easier

In a recent episode of the Oracle in a Class by Itself podcast the panel discusses datacenter management using the new functionality in Solaris 11 and Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, explaining how Oracle's integrated approach to design creates a means whereby sys admins can more readily manage a datacenter from a single point in the system. Solaris 11, the panel explains, has been designed as a virtualization-aware solution. The panel also reminds listeners of the November 9, 2011 launch of Solaris 11 and directs them to Oracle.com/events for further information.
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17 Oct 2011
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BootEnvironments in Solaris 11 OS [24751]
Includes Instructions on Creating the Environment for an SAP Deployment

In the first of several of several blog posts on the features of the Oracle Solaris 11 OS on Oracle Systems Blog Austria -- this one devoted to Boot Environments -- Karoly Vegh presents a Q&A compilation that covers the subject and includes an step-by-step example of preparing an environment for an SAP deployment. He is considerate enough to ease an installer's anxiety by providing instructions on reverting should something go wrong.
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17 Oct 2011
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S11 Automated Install Hands-on Lab [24782]
90+ Slide Set Download

Isaac Rozenfeld has made available the slide set he used in presenting his Hands-on-Lab on installing Solaris 11 that was developed to build awareness and install confidence in those responsible for deploying Oracle Solaris 11. The materials also include a compressed package of configuration files that will eliminate the need for end-users to type them in. Rozenfeld provides a link to further installation procedures as well.
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