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===Sun and OpenSolaris sites===
===Sun and OpenSolaris sites===
*[http://www.sun.com/solaris/] - Solaris home
*[http://www.sun.com/solaris/ http://www.sun.com/solaris/] - Solaris home
*[http://www.opensolaris.org] - OpenSolaris home
*[http://www.opensolaris.org http://www.opensolaris.org] - OpenSolaris home
*[http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/prod/solaris] - Solaris documentation
*[http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/prod/solaris http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/prod/solaris] - Solaris documentation
*[http://opensolaris.org/os/community/documentation/] - OpenSolaris documentation
*[http://opensolaris.org/os/community/documentation/ http://opensolaris.org/os/community/documentation/] - OpenSolaris documentation
*[http://sunsolve.sun.com] - Patches, Bugs, etc.
*[http://sunsolve.sun.com http://sunsolve.sun.com] - Patches, Bugs, etc.
*[http://www.sun.com/bigadmin sun.com/bigadmin] - BigAdmin system administration resources and community
*[http://www.sun.com/bigadmin http://www.sun.com/bigadmin] - BigAdmin system administration resources and community
*[http://wikis.sun.com wikis.sun.com] - Sun wiki communities, including Solaris
*[http://wikis.sun.com http://wikis.sun.com] - Sun wiki communities, including Solaris
*[http://blogs.sun.com blogs.sun.com] - Sun blogs, covering Solaris/OpenSolaris
*[http://blogs.sun.com http://blogs.sun.com] - Sun blogs, covering Solaris/OpenSolaris
===News Sites===
===News Sites===

Revision as of 00:10, 17 September 2008


Wikipedia description


Solaris is a Unix-based operating system introduced by Sun Microsystems in 1992 as the successor to SunOS.

Solaris is known for its scalability, especially on SPARC systems, as well for being the origin for many innovative features such as DTrace and ZFS.

Solaris supports SPARC-based and x86-based workstations and servers from Sun and other vendors, with efforts underway to port to additional platforms.

Solaris is certified against the Single Unix Specification. Although it was historically developed as proprietary software, it is supported on systems manufactured by all major server vendors, and the majority of its codebase is now open source software via the OpenSolaris project.


Here are a bunch of resources for Solaris/OpenSolaris, which may be handy for users and administrators alike.

Sun and OpenSolaris sites

News Sites