Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Nov 2007 21:22 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris IBM and Sun Microsystems are in the final stages of an 18-month-long project to adapt the OpenSolaris operating system to run optimally on Big Blue's z System mainframes. David Boyes, president and chief technology officer of Sine Nomine Associates, a consultancy that handled most of the integration and migration duties, told eWEEK at the Gartner Data Center Conference 2007 that the new IBM-tuned version of OpenSolaris will be ready soon. He declined to be more specific.
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RE[3]: Woe is AIX
by foobar on Fri 30th Nov 2007 21:36 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Woe is AIX"
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"Storage keys, live dump, concurrent update (kernel hot patch), checkpoint restart, runtime error checking, functional recovery, dynamic partitioning, micro partitioning, live migration, virtual I/O, component trace, lightweight memory trace, dynamic trace (ProbeVue), virtual real memory...

Surely we're talking about a different AIX?

Innovation is not the problem. The problem is marketing and pricing."

How about a little modesty? Are these really innovative? Sure it took a lot of hard work to implement them in AIX, but almost all of them were originally implemented by others.

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