Solaris: The Most Advanced OS?
tshepang at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 09:38:07 UTC 2005
On 11/4/05, David Strauss <ubuntu at david.endeavorcomputing.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 11:19 +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Did you check the sun.com website which claims that Solaris 10 is the
> > most advanced OS on the planet? Could anyone tell me what grounds is
> > the claim based upon. I was surprised to see that claim and has anyone
> > out there used it to testify on its truthfullness? Are there many such
> > claims? Thanks...
> Solaris has many enterprise-grade features that Linux and other UNIX or
> UNIX-like OSes still lack. One that immediately comes to mind is the
> ability to pause and encapsulate a process, move it to a different
> computer, then continue running it. That's useful for load-balancing and
> managing server cluster hardware and software.
> There are plenty of documents online that document other unique features
> of Solaris. You'll find that Sun's claim isn't completely unfounded.
Thanks for this reply... I'm going for those docs. I'm just surprised
that nobody in these lists publicly embraces these features...
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