September 16, 2005
The Solaris 10 Pitch
My experience with the Solaris operating system goes back a long way--my first job was to migrate an old database system from a Digital Unix box to a new Sun unit. At the time, Sun were in the process of moving from BSD-based SunOS 4.x to the System V Release 4 (SVR4) based SunOS 5, more commonly called Solaris. Solaris 1 was the moniker given, retrospectively, to SunOS 4.1.3--the new SVR4 version was called Solaris 2.