Linked by David Adams on Wed 14th Sep 2011 14:17 UTC, submitted by garyd
OSNews, Generic OSes The OpenIndiana project is pleased to announce the next development release of the open source, enterprise operating system. OpenIndiana build 151a is now available for 32 and 64-bit x86 architecture systems. We hope you're as excited as we are for the first complete platform for servers and desktops that offers the full power of the virtualisation, observability, management, networking, and storage technologies from the illumos project. Please see the release notes for full details of what's new. This milestone also marks the one year anniversary of our first release. Look for our first stable release in the near future!
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I concur with the previous comments about having kvm and zfs available in (open)solaris/illumos. I cringed when the xen/xvm development went stale after the Oracle acquisition. Looking forward to a stable solaris-based os with zfs + dtrace + kvm + zones! Thanks to Joyent for their work on the kvm port ( and their illumos-based smartos - ). Only wished this kvm port supported amd cpu's, maybe in the future?

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