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Oracle reported a rise in profit for its first quarter fiscal year 2011, helped by higher software sales and revenue from its newly acquired Sun Microsystems hardware.
A new release of Oracle Secure Global Desktop (formerly Sun Secure Global Desktop) has been introduced.
Instructions on using the Update Tool to upgrade to Java EE 6 Update 1 are detailed.
The Illumos Foundation launched OpenIndiana, a new distribution of OpenSolaris. Views are shared on the choice of Solaris 11 or Illumos.
Multiple white papers have been released relating to Oracle Solaris:
Security and privacy issues are keeping data behind corporate firewalls when it comes to cloud computing. Some recent publications address security and the cloud.
"Oracle Solaris: In a Class by Itself"
White Paper Examines Features that Set this UNIX OS Apart
This 21-page Oracle white paper offers a high-level discussion of the Oracle Solaris unique features and innovative technologies, such as Oracle Solaris ZFS, Oracle Solaris DTrace, Predictive Self Healing, built-in virtualization, independent security verification, binary compatibility, and others. An emphasis is placed on the link between Oracle's operating system, virtualization, cluster, and development technologies for the integrated portfolio the company now offers - the application-to-disk integration or integrated stack.
Licensing Changes for Some Solaris-related Products
Affects Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Cluster and Oracle Solaris Express
Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Cluster and Oracle Solaris Express are now under the Oracle Technology Network Developer License Agreement. The 90-day evaluation period has been replaced with a perpetual license that is limited to "the purpose of developing, testing, prototyping and demonstrating your applications, and not for any other purpose."
Top 50 Articles on Web Site This Week
September 13th to September 1th
We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, the top 10 articles were:
- Start Enjoying the Benefits of Solaris 11 Now (2010-09-08)
- Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Released (2010-09-09)
- Mark Hurd Named Oracle President and BOD Member (2010-09-07)
- Script to Check CPU Cores Ownership (2010-09-09)
- Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11g Accelerates Java Development (2010-08-25)
- Solaris 11 or Illumos? (2010-09-13)
- A Terabyte by Any Other Name Is Really Only a Tebibyte (2010-09-10)
- 'Hardening Oracle Database with Oracle Solaris Security Technologies' (2010-09-10)
- Ganglia Monitoring System on OpenSolaris (2010-09-09)
- Licensing Changes for Some Solaris-related Products (2010-09-14)
The longer version of this article has list of top 50 articles for this last week.
Top Ten Articles for last few Issues
Vol 151 Issues 1, and 2; Vol 150 Issues 1, 2, 3 and 4; Vol 149 Issues 3 and 4
We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, Vol 148 Issue 1, the top 10 articles were:
- Start Enjoying the Benefits of Solaris 11 Now
- Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Released
- Mark Hurd Named Oracle President and BOD Member
- Script to Check CPU Cores Ownership
- A Terabyte by Any Other Name Is Really Only a Tebibyte
- Hardening Oracle Database with Oracle Solaris Security Technologies
- Ganglia Monitoring System on OpenSolaris
- Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite 7 Update 1
- Oracle Database 11g Release 2 RAC On Linux Using VirtualBox
- Oracle to Discuss First Quarter Fiscal Year 2011
The longer version of this article has list of top ten articles for the last 8 weeks.