November 16, 2005
Oracle Selects the Solaris 10 Operating System as Its Preferred Open Source 64-bit Development and D
Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL - News) and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW - News) today announced that Oracle has chosen the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS), Sun's multi-platform, open source OS, as its preferred development and deployment platform for most x64 architectures, including x64 (x86, 64-bit) AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon processor-based systems and Sun's UltraSPARC®-based systems. The Solaris 10 OS will be used throughout Oracle's development organization. Oracle also plans to release and ship 64- bit versions of all Oracle products on the Solaris OS prior to or simultaneous with the release of its products on other operating systems.