Oracle VM Server for SPARC has supported live migration since 2011, providing operational flexibility for customers who need to move a running guest domain between servers. This can be extremely useful, but there's confusion about when it is the right tool to use, when it isn't, and how to (more...)
Solaris network virtualization
|One of the powerful features of Solaris 11 is support for virtual networks, described in Using Virtual Networks in Oracle Solaris 11.1, and also known by the project name "Crossbow". Solaris 11 lets administrators define virtual networks consisting of virtual network interface cards (VNICs), virtual (more...)|
A new feature in Oracle VM Server for SPARC provides logging for guest domain consoles. Console I/O - all text on the serial console - is logged for all or selected domains, including text that appears before the domain boots Solaris. Logs are stored in files under the directory
/var/log/vntsd/domain. These directories are root-owned to protect them from unauthorized access.