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"More Oracle databases run on the Sun SPARC-Solaris platform than any other computer system."  – Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle Corporation

The Solaris Operating System delivers enterprise-grade performance, stability and security. One OS, supported on over 1,000 SPARC and x86 platforms, can span the Web tier, the data warehouse, and the most demanding technical compute applications.

Sun and Oracle have worked together for over two decades to make Solaris a highly-optimized database and application deployment platform, ideal for Oracle Applications and over 10,000 other software packages.

Use Solaris 10 for:

Virtualization for Business in Real-Time
Learn how to build out your virtual enterprise with Solaris.

Does your AMP stack up?
Build with a better open source.

Two Decades of Collaboration
Oracle and Sun team together to set new standards of performance with Solaris and the entire range of products from Oracle.

High Availability
Keep your global enterprise running 24x7.

A Secure Web Infrastructure
Secure your web servers with Solaris 10.

Strategic Development Platform
Get the most performance out of your applications.

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World Record Performance

Put Solaris innovation to work on getting the most out of your systems and applications.

World Record Solaris Solaris 10 has set and re-set dozens of performance and price/performance world records on a wide range of benchmarks, covering a variety of workloads on x86 and SPARC systems of all sizes.

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Solaris Optimizations for AMD Opteron


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What's New with OpenSolaris 2009.06?

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