posted Nov 2, 2009, 6:29 AM by Thiyagaraaj M   [ updated Nov 1, 2009, 8:04 PM ]

The OpenSolaris Operating System offers unique features designed to help you build and deploy high-performance application services, starting with the Image Packaging System (IPS), continuing to the latest enhancements to the award-winning ZFS and featuring integrated virtualizaton options that span OS, network and storage -- and that's just the beginning. OpenSolaris gives you next generation Solaris technologies coupled with the best in open source software and a vibrant development community.

Get Started with OpenSolaris Today

With OpenSolaris, you get a fully supported Operating System to run your applications from idea to development to deployment on a global scale without switching platforms. OpenSolaris runs on hardware from the leading systems providers.

OpenSolaris is distributed on a single LiveCD that includes the core OS - the kernel, system libraries, and system utilities. The LiveCD's localized, graphical installer makes the installation process familiar and intuitive. It also allows developers to try the OS before installation, and to select, install, and upgrade additional components using the OpenSolaris Image Packaging System.