Solaris 10 6/06 Released (now with ZFS!)

Update: Downloads should be fine again

Update: we’re having a software configuration issue on the SDLC and so the downloads may not be available at the moment. They should be working soon.

Today Solaris 10 6/06 shipped, marking the first supported release to include ZFS, Sun’s new filesystem.

For a engineers like Jeff, Bill, Matt (and many more) who have spent years perfecting ZFS, today marks a big milestone on a long road. Congratulations to Jeff and the whole team!

A What’s New guide is available and downloads of S10U2 are available immediately. A brief summary of some of the new features:

  • ZFS, Sun’s revolutionary new filesystem
  • Predictive Self Healing for x64 systems
  • Predictive Self-Healing SNMP trap support
  • Postgres bundled
  • vold service conversion to SMF
  • IPv6 for IPFilter
  • More UDP and TCP/IP performance improvements
  • In-kernel SSL proxy for SSL performance
  • PCI Express support on x86 systems including hotplug
  • Native SATA framework
  • gnome-pilot support for PDA synchronization
  • Xorg 6.9
  • Realplayer
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