Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Beta

Join the Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Beta program to evaluate software earlier in your development cycle, provide feedback directly to the development team and influence future product direction.

To participate, simply download the release, get started with the new features, check out learning resources for more information, and provide feedback and discuss questions through the community forums.

The Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4, Update 7/14 release with the latest enhancements is now available!

What's New

New features and enhancements in Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Beta include:

  • C++2011 language standard support in Compiler and dbx Debugger
  • Completely redesigned Performance Analyzer UI that makes it even easier to identify key performance issues, plus remote data analysis, cross-architecture support, comparison of results, and improved kernel profiling.
  • Updated Code Analyzer improves application reliability with static source-code checking, run-time memory access/memory leak checking, and identification of un-exercised code. Efficiently review results and historical analysis of data with both graphical and command-line interfaces.
  • Compiler and library optimizations for Oracle’s SPARC T5, M5, M6, Fujitsu’s M10, and Intel’s Ivy Bridge and Haswell systems.
  • OpenMP 4.0 support, including Region Cancellation, Thread Affinity, Tasking Extensions and Sequentially Consistent Atomics.
  • Updated Oracle Solaris Studio IDE with C++2011 support, faster response time, and reduced memory footprint to efficiently handle the largest enterprise applications.

Release Documentation

 Guide for in-depth details on new and enhanced features: What's New in Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Beta
 Complete set of user manuals and reference materials: Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Information Library

General Overview

 Video: Welcome to the Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Beta Program (1:15)
 Video: Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Beta (3:52)

C++11 Standard

 Video: Learn What the New C++11 Standard Means for Developers (7:32)
 Article: How to Use Lambda Expressions in C++11
 Article: Understanding the New Set and Map Containers in the C++11 Standard Library

Code Analyzer

 Video: How to Reveal Hidden Bugs in Linux and Oracle Solaris (5:26)

OpenMP 4.0

 Video: Learn How OpenMP Enables You to Easily Write Parallel Applications (7:40)


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