Oracle Solaris 11.1 is in GA, Oracle has announced, bring such improvements as the following:
- 8x faster database startup and shutdown and online resizing of the database SGA with a new optimized shared memory interface between the database and Oracle Solaris 11.1
- Up to 20% throughput increases for Oracle Real Application Clusters by offloading lock management into the Oracle Solaris kernel
- Expanded support for Software Defined Networks (SDN) with Edge Virtual Bridging enhancements to maximize network resource utilization and manage bandwidth in cloud environments
- 4x faster Solaris Zone updates with parallel operations shorten maintenance windows
- New built-in memory predictor monitors application memory use and provides optimized memory page sizes and resource location to speed overall application performance.
Oracle Solaris 11.1 can be downloaded here.
Oracle Solaris 11.1 Data Sheet
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