Oracle Outlines Solaris Strategies

Enterprise software vendor Oracle has outlined its roadmap for the development of the Solaris platform.

Oracle plans to incorporate Solaris with the Unix operating system.

The company informed that the next version of the OS, Solaris 11, will be released in 2011 with a significant amount of tweaks and kernel modifications, allowing it run the powerful Unix platform.

Executive vice president for Oracle's server and storage business line John Fowler said that the update to the Solaris platform bring a new level of enterprise class technology, as Sun Microsystems did when developing the Solaris 10 platform.

In a statement, Fowler said: “Complete, open and integrated has been Oracle’s mantra for years. The Sun acquisition is about extending that.”

Fowler added that Solaris 11 will come with significant update to is existing file system and kernel tweaks in order to offer enhanced support for better scalability, virtualisation and high-end server hardware being developed by Oracle.