More Open Source Support For Sun's Solaris

Friday Nov 18th 2005 by Staff

Solaris will include support for PostgreSQL, open source virtualization and the new ZFS file system.


Sun is improving its Solaris OS with new support for the open source PostgreSQL database, Xen virtualization, GRUB boot loader and the Solaris ZettaByte File System (ZFS).

The new features come as Sun is claiming that Solaris 10 has hit 3.3 million licenses and as a new update is expected to be released in December. And at least one of the new features may be a boon to the open source community.

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