Sun, Oracle Renew Their Solaris Vows

November 15, 2005

[From internetnews.com]

Reaffirming its allegiance to Sun Microsystems, Oracle said today that it has picked Sun's open Solaris 10 operating system (OS) as its preferred development and runtime platform for most x64 architectures.

Oracle's development group will use Solaris 10, and the Redwood Shores, Calif., company also plans to ship 64-bit versions of all of its products on the Solaris OS. Oracle's support list for Solaris 10 includes x64 computer systems based on AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon, and Sun's UltraSparc chips.

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