Oracle Solaris 11 Virtualization Technology


Oracle Solaris Zones is built-in OS virtualization with a long and distinguished pedigree. One of the most highly adopted, highly used, mature virtualization technologies, Oracle Solaris Zones was first introduced as a core part of Oracle Solaris 10. As of Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle Solaris Zones becomes even more central to both the application and the end user. Enhancements and new features include:

  • Integration into the new packaging system
  • Support for Oracle Solaris 10 Zones
  • Integration with the new Oracle Solaris 11 network stack architecture
  • Immutable Zones for read only security
  • Flexibility with Zones on Shared Storage
  • Improved Oracle Database experience with support for RDSv3
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 Podcast - Oracle Solaris Virtualization
 Product Documentation - Resource Management, Oracle Solaris Zones, and Oracle Solaris 10 Zones Developer's Guide
 How-To Guide - How to get started creating Oracle Solaris Zones in Oracle Solaris 11
 How-To Guide - How to restrict your application traffic using Oracle Solaris 11 Network Virtualization and Resource Management
 Training - Oracle Solaris 11

Demo and Hands-On Labs

 Demo - Rapid Deployment with Oracle Solaris Zones
 Hands-On Lab - Oracle Solaris 11 in the Cloud
 Hands-On Lab - Combining Virtual OS, Network and Storage in Oracle Solaris 11


 Blog - Oracle Solaris and Virtualization Technologies (Jeff Victor)
 Blog - Oracle Solaris Official Blog
 Blog - Oracle Solaris Users Blog (The Observatory)

Related Products

 Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
 Oracle VM Server for x86
 Oracle VM Server for SPARC
 Oracle VM VirtualBox

Related Technologies

 Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
 Service Management Facility
 Simplified Install
 Developing Enterprise Applications
 Oracle Solaris Availability
 Network Virtualization
 Image Packaging System (IPS)
 x86 Optimization
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