Category Risk Mitigation

How to safely reboot during a Solaris 11 deployment via a First Boot script

(This is a re-post of an earlier blog entry I wrote while at Oracle. Originally published on February 11, 2013 at https://blogs.oracle.com/unixman/entry/how_to_safely_reboot_via )   With the cost and performance benefits of the SPARC T4 and SPARC T5 systems undeniably validated, the banking sector is actively moving to Solaris 11.  I was recently asked to help a banking […]

Business Ready Convergence with Oracle Solaris 11

The goal of this blog entry is to familiarize the reader with the reasoning and methodologies behind easing deployments of Oracle Solaris, as enabled by technologies in Oracle Solaris 11.  The entry is intended to build awareness and instill confidence for deploying Oracle Solaris 11 technologies in large installations; whether on the SuperCluster platform or […]

Avoiding data loss with built-in data protection in Solaris

It is often really important to have assurance from the types of built-in capabilities that an operating system provides out-of-the-box, as many additional examples of end-user value are constantly being engineered into (and innovated on top of), in this case, Oracle Solaris. One of the older 32-bit Intel Pentium-based systems running an earlier version of […]