Sun Studio Early Access Program

Sun Studio 12 Update 1 Early Access Program


 Thank you for your participation in the Sun Studio Early Access Program

The Sun Studio 12 Update 1 Early Access Program has now ended. Thank you for evaluating the new capabilities of Sun Studio software and providing your feedback to the product team. We received great feedback and appreciate your time and help in making this program successful.

Sun Studio Express 3/09, the official build for the Sun Studio 12 Update 1 Early Access Program, is still available for download on Solaris, OpenSolaris, and the latest Linux distributions (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SuSE Linux Enterprise, CentOS, Ubuntu). New feature highlights include:

  • C/C++/Fortran compiler optimizations for the latest x86 architectures from Intel and AMD including SSSE3, SSSE4a, SSe4.1, SSE4.2 compiler intrinsics support
  • C/C++/Fortran compiler optimizations for the latest UltraSPARC and SPARC64-based architectures
  • DLight - New tool to utilize and visualize the power of Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) technology (see the DLight Tutorial)
  • dbxTool - New standalone GUI debugger
  • MPI performance analysis in the Performance Analyzer
  • Full OpenMP 3.0 compilers and tools support
  • NetBeans IDE 6.5 including new remote development features


Download Sun Studio Express 3/09.

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