Sun Appeals to Large Server Users with Solaris Update

Sun on Tuesday released an incremental upgrade of its Solaris Unix operating system for the Sparc platform, improving memory management and quality of service and adding developer versions of it portal and Web servers. Solaris 9 9/02 features Memory Placement Optimization (MPO), which optimizes memory placement in large multiprocessor servers to take advantage of local memory and thereby improve performance, according to Sun.