Solaris 10 8/07 Released

Posted on September 5, 2007

Delayed but released… Update 4 is ready for immediate deployment.

For a complete list of improvements please see the What’s New in the Solaris 10 8/07 Release document. Here are the highlights, imho:

  • iSCSI Target Support
  • A list of ZFS improvements too long ot list
  • raidctl for hardware RAID (including Galaxy root mirrored configurations using MPT)
  • nge JumboFrame support
  • lx Branded Zones, Run Linux Apps unmodified on Solaris!
  • IP Instances for Zones
  • Duckhorn!!!
  • … and much more

If you’re using OpenSolaris all of this is old news, but for all you Solaris GA people, congrats on the new features! I’ll blog more about the above features soon.