Release: Oracle Solaris 11.1

Today, October 3rd, Oracle announced the release of Oracle Solaris 11.1 at Oracle OpenWorld 2012, in San Francisco.

This is the first update to the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system, since its release in November 2011, and it is focused on integration between Oracle products, virtualization and protection allowing to create a mission-critical cloud environment.

Among the features in Oracle Solaris 11.1 it is possible to find improvements in the following areas:
• Installation
• Packaging
• System configuration
• Virtualization
• Security
• Networking
• Data management
• Kernel/platform support
• Network drivers
• User environment
John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems, Oracle, said:
Oracle Solaris 11 is the best UNIX operating system to run Oracle applications, deploy mission critical cloud infrastructure and protect customer investments, the Oracle Solaris engineering team has worked closely with the Oracle Database engineering team to deliver unique value that customers can only get from an Oracle solution. Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle’s SPARC T4 servers and our engineered systems – Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 – offer customers the best solutions for their mission critical cloud infrastructure.