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Larry Ellison’s Oracle bowled out Solaris 11.2 last week – and what does this member of the Unix family give us? Cloud computing, yes, but also a stab at a datacenter-in-a-(large)-box. It's not too far off the database-as-a-box idea Larry's been banging on about since 1998. Oracle’s Solaris 11.2 announcement is larded with the …

addons anyone?

I take it that it also comes packaged with the ASK toolbar built in...

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Cobblers

I imagine it'll come with a massive license caveat, so he can buy another boat.

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Re: Cobblers

He's into buying islands now. Boats are too small for his ego.

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Happy

Larry finally realises....

.....he should have bought Juniper or Brocade rather than SUN.

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Re: Larry finally realises....

Shudder at the thought.

Or perhaps McNealy should've bought Juniper instead of StorageTek.

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Re: Larry finally realises....

... or maybe HP should have bought Sun and invested in SPARC and Solaris like Oracle did and actually grown their mid/highend, instead of shrinking it like they are now.

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Wow... Solaris news...

The thing that most amazed me from this article was that Solaris is actually still around.

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Happy

Hi All,

I am a hobby Linux User, never went to Debian (pure).

What does converting to UNIX mean?

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It's vxLAN not xvLAN

And nobody noticed or cared about an Oracle announcement that involved SDN/NFV, that's how serious we take them in this field. Yawn.

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