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Special Edition Using® Solaris™ 9 by Tanuj Jain, Radhika Girisan

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Solaris—An Overview

The Solaris OS was originally designed with the intranet and the Internet in mind. Solaris, being a Unix system, incorporates all the power of Unix, reinforced with the expertise of Sun, which render it one of the most stable operating systems. Starting from the original SunOS, all subsequent versions of Solaris continued to incorporate additional features and at the same time maintained a considerable backward compatibility with their previous versions.

Solaris 9.0 Operating Environment is the latest version of Solaris. Sun Microsystems offers its Solaris 9 Operating Environment—the Customer Early Access Program—for use through its Free Binary Software Evaluation Agreement, without requiring users to pay a license fee at ...

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