Oracle Solaris Studio Advanced C, C++ and Fortran development platform

Oracle Solaris Studio provides the highest performance C, C++, and Fortran compilers for the Oracle Solaris operating system, along with advanced multicore tools for parallel thread performance analysis, debugging and performance libraries for SPARC and x86-based systems. With its optimized development environment available for both Oracle Solaris and Linux operating systems, Oracle Solaris Studio enables developers to generate scalable, secure and reliable enterprise applications faster.    »  Download

What's New  

June 15, 2010
Optimizing Applications with Oracle Solaris Studio Compilers and Tools Whitepaper
Modern processors and systems provide myriad features and functionality that can dramatically accelerate application performance. However, applications must be properly compiled and tuned to effectively exploit this functionality and performance for key applications. Selection of appropriate compiler flags, optimization techniques, and application of appropriate tools is essential to the creation of accurate application code. This paper provides an overview of Oracle Solaris Studio software, and offers advice for selecting appropriate compiler flags, options, and development tools such as the Oracle Solaris Studio IDE, Performance Analyzer, and Thread Analyzer.

June 03, 2010
Oracle Solaris Studio Express 6/10 is now available
Send us your feedback by participating in the Customer Feedback Program. View a short video to learn more about this release.

May 03, 2010
Parallel Programming with Oracle Developer Tools Whitepaper
This paper targets developers interested to learn more about parallel programming and covers everything needed to get started. A very practical and pragmatic approach has been chosen, including many code examples. After having introduced and discussed the major concepts, it zooms in on various parallel programming models, with an emphasis on OpenMP and MPI.

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Sun Studio Forums
Visit these forums to post and answer questions and find additional resources:
Sun Studio Tools | Sun Studio C
Sun Studio C++ | Sun Studio Fortran
Sun Studio on Linux
Sun Studio Wiki
Check out the Sun Studio Wiki, home to the Sun Studio FAQ and other resources, including the latest Sun Studio Express wiki pages.


Solaris Developer Introduction to Sun Studio
This course provides an overview of how to compile, edit, debug, and analyze performance with Sun Studio.


Sun Studio Support Services
Sun offers various fee-based, tiered support levels along with free web and community support.


New Oracle Solaris Studio Express 6/10 video
Don Kretsch and Kuldip Oberoi discuss the new release, the customer feedback program and new product names.

Oracle Solaris Studio Frequently Asked Questions

Sun System Software Stacks on BigAdmin
Find out which software is preinstalled and supported on Sun's SPARC servers (e.g., which releases of Solaris, Sun Studio, Sun Cluster, and Sun Java Enterprise System).


Check out these screencasts to learn more about the new features in Sun Studio 12 Update 1.


Related Software

Sun HPC ClusterTools software is an integrated toolkit that works with Sun Studio compilers and the Performance Analyzer that allows developers to tune Message-passing Interface (MPI) applications.
Cool Tools for Sun Studio work together to support the stages of porting, building, tuning, and debugging an application on SPARC systems.


Sun Studio Documentation
Find links to documentation for Sun Studio software, including tutorials, installation guides, release notes, readmes, man pages, and more.
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Check out these books:

The Developer's Edge
The Developer's Edge
Solaris Application Programming
Solaris Application Programming