Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Nov 2010 23:37 UTC, submitted by comay
Oracle and SUN Today Oracle released its latest version of Solaris technology, the Oracle Solaris 11 Express 2010.11 release. It includes a large number of new features not found in either Oracle Solaris 10 or previous OpenSolaris releases including ZFS encryption and deduplication, network-based packaging and provisioning systems, network virtualization, optimized I/O for NUMA platforms and optimized platform support including support for Intel's latest Nehalem and SPARC T3. In addition, Oracle Solaris 10 support is available from within a container/zone so migration of existing systems is greatly simplified. The release is available under a variety of licenses including a supported commercial license on a wide variety of x86 and SPARC platforms.
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RE[3]: ZFS
by sorpigal on Tue 16th Nov 2010 19:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: ZFS"
sorpigal
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What would make the most sense, now, is to shoehorn ZFS into Linux the way Novell put NSS into Linux (ie, in a way which sucks and is largely impossible to replicate outside their own distro) and then drop btrfs like a hot-potato. "Want ZFS Linux? Only sold by Oracle, baby!" I can see it now.

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