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Will Solaris 11 Debut at Oracle OpenWorld 2011?

Sep 02, 2011, 15:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Solaris 11 will be the first big Unix operating system release ever from Oracle and there is a lot riding on it. Solaris is one of the final pieces of the Sun business that Oracle needs to turn around. It its final days, Sun continued to push Solaris against Linux and still was pushing x86 and SPARC versions. Oracle is not taking the same route, since Oracle, unlike Sun, is actually a Linux vendor.

Oracle has a large Linux business and has publicly said at multiple points in the past that it runs much of its business on Linux. Oracle is not giving up its Linux business in favor of Solaris.

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