Virtualization



Virtualization  

Oracle Solaris 11 is a complete, integrated and open platform engineered for large-scale enterprise environments. Its built in virtualization provides a highly efficient and scalable solution that sits at the core of that platform. With the inclusion of Kernel Zones, Oracle Solaris 11 provides a flexible, cost efficient, cloud ready solution perfect for the data center. Enhancements and new features include:

  • Secure Live Migration and OS version flexibility with Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones
  • Rapid adoption with support for Oracle Solaris 10 Zones on Oracle Solaris 11
  • Integration with the Oracle Solaris 11 Software Defined Networking
  • Read only security with Immutable Zones
  • Eliminate downtime with Live Reconfiguration of Zones
  • Enhanced mobility with Zones on Shared Storage
  • Simple to deploy and update enabled by tight integration into the Lifecycle Management system


Resources

Oracle Solaris 11: No Compromise Virtualization data sheet
Which Oracle Solaris Virtualization? (blog)
Hard Partitioning With Oracle Solaris Zones white paper
Consolidation Using Oracle’s SPARC Virtualization Technologies white paper
How to get started creating Oracle Solaris Zones in Oracle Solaris 11 Updated!
How to get started creating Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones in Oracle Solaris 11 Updated!
Best Practices for Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones Updated!
Create (Boot) Order Using The Delegated Zone Restarter New!
How to Consolidate Zones Storage on an Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Updated!
Virtualization Monitoring in Oracle Solaris Zones white paper
Using zonestat to Monitor Oracle Solaris Zones
How to Set Up a Hadoop 2.2 Cluster From the Unified Archive
Oracle Solaris 11 training
New features in Oracle Solaris Zones blog
Introducing Secure Live Migration blog

Product Documentation

Introduction to Oracle Solaris Zones
Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Zones
Creating and Using Oracle Solaris 10 Zones
Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones
     

Video, Demo and Hands-On Labs

Introducing Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones video
Oracle Solaris 11 Virtualization and SDN video
Oracle Solaris 11 in the Cloud hands-on lab
Combining Virtual OS, Network and Storage in Oracle Solaris 11 hands-on lab

Blogs

Oracle Solaris Blog