Some say it's rude to stare. But that's not my experience.
I've been working on SuperCluster for 2 years now. And I've been looking intently at issues arising for SuperCluster customers, both to ensure the issues are fixed a.s.a.p. and to understand what lessons we (more...)
We now have quite a bit of experience of IPS and Repositories under our belt.
Feedback from customers has been extremely positive. I recently met a customer with 1000+ Solaris servers who told me that with Solaris 10 it took them 2 months to roll out a new (more...)
We've recently moved to a monthly release cadence for Solaris 10 OS patches.
New Solaris 10 OS patches are now available from MOS by the Monday closest to 17th of each month.
The updated Solaris 10 OS Recommended Patchset will be available by the next day, Tuesday, assuming there (more...)
My colleague, Jeff Victor, has a nice blog posting
comparing and contrasting Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 Zones, which I think you may find interesting.
As I've noted in an update to my previous blog posting, Murphy's Law strikes again!
No sooner had I written that Solaris 10 Kernel PatchIDs
148888-xx (SPARC) and 148889-xx (x86) were here to stay for the
foreseeable future, than the integration of the SR-IOV feature into
rev-04 of these (more...)
We're tweaking the naming convention used by Oracle Solaris SRUs (Support Repository Updates) to use a 5-digit version taxonomy.
For example, Oracle Solaris 188.8.131.52.0
The digits represent Release.Update.SRU.Build.Respin
For the above example, Oracle Solaris 11.1 SRU 6.4.
As with (more...)
As usual, we've released a patchset of all the patches contained in Solaris 10 1/13 (Update 11):
We've also included a couple of important post-S10U11 patches in this (more...)