Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Jun 2009 17:50 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The team at Sun behind OpenSolaris has unleashed OpenSolaris 2009.06 upon the world. This new release comes packed with new features, changes, improvements, and fixes, and is the first release of OpenSolaris for SPARC, adding support for UltraSPARC T1, T2 (Sun4v), and UltraSPARC II, III and IV (Sun4u). Read on for some of the improvements that stand out.
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by FunkyELF on Mon 1st Jun 2009 18:49 UTC
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So Solaris did the groundwork with ZFS first and put the GUI later. OSX made their GUI and are still stuck doing backups manually.

Granted Solaris' GUI isn't that polished but I'm sure its way more functional because of the filesystem it uses.

I hope their GUI will be able to work nice with BTRFS as well as ZFS since BTRFS has "free" snapshots as well. BTRFS actually has writable snapshots which would be cool to implement in a GUI. You'd have to be careful not to accidentally start doing work in a snapshot. I think that the entire browser window could be tinted red when you're anywhere but the present.

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