Feature Overview

Get more details on the award winning and industry leading features in Solaris 10. Find out how these award winning features, Solaris Containers, ZFS, DTrace, and more can generate efficiencies and savings in your environment.

Key Feature Icon: Security

Solaris 10 includes some of the world's most advanced security features, such as Process and User Rights Management, Trusted Extensions for Mandatory Access Control, the Cryptographic Framework and Secure By Default Networking that allow you to safely deliver new solutions, consolidate with security and protect mission-critical data.

Key Feature Icon: Observability

The Solaris 10 release gives you observability into your system with tools such as Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace), which enables real-time application debugging and optimization.

Key Feature Icon: Performance  

Solaris 10 delivers indisputable performance advantages for database, Web, and Java technology-based services, as well as massive scalability, shattering world records by delivering unbeatable price/performance advantages.

  Key Feature Icon: Platform Choice  

Platform Choice
Solaris 10 is fully supported on more than 1200 SPARC-based and x64/x86-based systems from top manufacturers, including systems from Sun, Dell, HP, and IBM.

Key Feature Icon: Networking  

With its optimized network stack and support for today’s advanced network computing protocols, Solaris 10 delivers high-performance networking to most applications without modification.

  Key Feature Icon: Virtualization  

The Solaris 10 OS includes industry-first virtualization features such as Solaris Containers, which let you consolidate, isolate, and protect thousands of applications on a single server.

Key Feature Icon: Data Management  

Data Management
Solaris 10 offers dramatic advances in file system and volume management by delivering virtually unlimited capacity and near-zero administration.

  Key Feature Icon: Availability  

New Solaris 10 features, such as Predictive Self Healing, support automatic diagnosis and recovery from hardware and application faults, maximizing system uptime.

Key Feature Icon: Interoperability  

Understanding that businesses today rely on a mix of technologies from a variety of vendors, Solaris 10 provides tools to enable seamless interoperability with hundreds of heterogeneous hardware and software platforms.

  Key Feature Icon: Support & Services  

Support & Services
Offering a broad portfolio of world-class services, Sun can help you extract maximum value from the Solaris 10 Operating System.

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