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

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Getting Ready for Solaris 11
imageodern computers no longer achieve their performance solely through high clock rates on single-CPU microprocessors. In fact, you can’t improve processor performance only in that way, due to the limitations of cooling and electrical power consumption. Instead, today’s general-purpose microprocessors for servers, workstations, and even for laptops use a combination of parallelism and multilevel caching to reduce latency and to run multiple instruction streams simultaneously.
Oracle Solaris 11 is an ideal operating ...

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