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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Z6 CPU is not Power6!
by Dubhthach on Mon 3rd Dec 2007 09:21 UTC
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The Z6 mainframe CPU shares some come features (cache etc.) but is not a version of the Power6.

Here's the link to the IBM pdf on the matter:

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