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Meet Solaris 11.2, where SDN means ‘Software-Defined Net profit’

Larry Ellison’s Oracle bowled out Solaris 11.2 last week – and what does this Unix-like give us? Cloud computing, yes, but also a stab at a datacenter-in-a-(large)-box.

It’s not too far off the database-as-a-box idea Larry’s been banging on about since 1998.