Home > Solaris > Solaris 10 to Get Zoned Solaris 10 to Get Zoned Eugenia Loli 2003-04-10 Solaris 5 Comments It’s still a ways off, but when Solaris 10 arrives, Sun Microsystems will ship the OS with a new type of partitioning technology called Solaris Zones. Read the report at TheRegister. About The Author Eugenia Loli Ex-programmer, ex-editor in chief at OSNews.com, now a visual artist/filmmaker. Follow me on Twitter @EugeniaLoli 5 Comments 2003-04-10 3:50 am Anonymous if there’s still a physical processor to zone mapping in Solaris? (i.e. you can’t have more zones than you have physical processors) This was a limitation in the past, and one Sun said they were working to overcome… 2003-04-10 5:02 am Anonymous I would assume that is the case because from what I heard, especially with the heat that Power4/AIX giving them especially with the mainframe like features, SUN is most likely going to add them to Solaris. 2003-04-10 6:51 am Anonymous Sorry, that idea is almost as old as I am. I studied that long time ago. Just a new name. Good try Sun. It will work because it has. 2003-04-10 3:48 pm Anonymous Sun seems to be very serious about actually taking Solaris x86 somewhere… “Sun Microsystems announced another milestone in its x86 computing strategy with support from leading independent software companies for the Sun Solaris(TM) 9 OS, x86 Platform Edition. Brooks Automation, Check Point, MatrixOne, RSA Security, and SunGard joined the growing list of Sun iForce(SM) partners such as Sybase supporting Solaris-based x86 platforms.” http://www.supercomputingonline.com/article.php?sid=3416 2003-04-10 5:06 pm Anonymous [off-topic] yep, from the news, they also announce a version of Trusted Solaris on x86.