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Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration: The Complete Reference by Harry Foxwell, Michael Jang

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The Basics of Oracle Solaris 11
Welcome to Oracle Solaris 11
For those who have worked with Sun Microsystems’ flagship operating system for many years, the pairing of the Solaris and Oracle trademarks may seem a bit odd and unfamiliar. And although many mourned the acquisition of Sun by Oracle—and some even questioned its wisdom—the result of the merger has produced an OS that is true to the tradition and original vision of Solaris and yet is modernized to meet the scalability and feature requirements of both traditional enterprise IT and new cloud computing infrastructures.
As you will see, Solaris 11’s advanced features help system ...

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