Oracle Solaris Developer

How To. Community. Resources.

Oracle Solaris delivers a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization, for developing and delivering mission critical enterprise applications.


  • Develop more efficient and higher performing applications with DTrace
  • Develop applications that can be virtualized with zero performance overhead leveraging Oracle Solaris zones and OVM SPARC
  • Protect your investment with the industry's first and most extensive Binary Compatibility and Source Code Guarantee Program
  • Develop high-performance, reliable and secure applications with Oracle Solaris Studio


Essential Links

 Binary Compatibility Guarantee Program
 Applications Certified on Oracle Solaris 11
 Oracle Solaris 64-bit Developer's Guide 
 Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Downloads 
 Oracle Solaris Preflight Applications Checker 11.2
 Oracle Solaris Virtual Machine Templates
 Oracle Solaris 11 - End of feature notices
 Oracle Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace)
 Oracle University Training
 For Java Developers

Migration Resources

 Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Solaris 11 Evaluation
 Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Solaris Porting Guide 
 IBM AIX to Oracle Solaris Porting Guide 
 HP-UX to Oracle Solaris Technology Mapping Guide, Preparing for the Move to Oracle Solaris 11
 HP-UX to Oracle Solaris 11 Evaluation
 HP-UX to Oracle Solaris Porting Guide

Software in Silicon Cloud

 Software in Silicon videos on Youtube 
 Move Over Purify and Valgrind Blog
 Get access NOW to a Software in Silicon Cloud for Partners and Developers 
 Watch the Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 Overview Video - Access all Videos

For ISVs and IHVs

 Hardware Compatibility List
 Oracle Solaris Technical Support for Developers (HELP!!) 
 SanDisk’s Lightning SSD Compatibility for Oracle Solaris and SPARC T5 Servers White Paper 
 Cloud-based SPARC and x86 systems access: Oracle Solaris Remote Lab 
 Oracle Partner Network Resources 
 Video: Oracle Solaris 11 for ISVs 
 Oracle Solaris Development Initiative - Access to Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Cluster, and Oracle Solaris Studio patches & updates
 Oracle Exastack Ready

Technical Articles and White Papers

 Virtualization Monitoring in Oracle Solaris Zones white paper and Using zonestat to Monitor Oracle Solaris Zones article
 IBM WebSphere Application Server on Oracle’s SPARC T5 Server: Performance, Scaling and Best Practices
 Oracle Solaris 11—The Optimal Platform for Deploying Oracle Database
 Building and Deploying Nagios on Oracle Solaris 11
 Access All Oracle Solaris Articles and White Papers
 Oracle Solaris Hands-On Lab
 SPARC Servers Articles and White Papers


 Openomics Blog
 Compiling and performance blog
 Oracle Solaris Studio Community
 Compile My Code blog
 Oracle Solaris ISV Engineering Blog
 OTN Forum: Application Development in C, C++, and Fortran
 OTN Forum: Oracle Solaris 11 for Developers
 Subscribe to the OTN Systems Community Newsletter


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