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Solaris 10 10 09 what's new customer presentation

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Solaris 10 10 09 what's new customer presentation

  1. 1. Whats New inSolaris 10 10/09
  2. 2. Previously, in Solaris 10 10/08... • Tested, integrated update • ZFS enterprise enhancements > “Root and boot” > Filesystem transfer (zfs send) • Support for new systems > Intel processors, networking, I/O • New virtualization features > Containers, LDoms, Sun xVM guest
  3. 3. What Was New in Solaris 10 5/09 • Tested, integrated update • Support for new systems > Intel processor support • Virtualization > Container + ZFS cloning • Solid-State Disk (SSD) performance • iSCSI target reliability, interoperability enhancements
  4. 4. New in Solaris 10 10/09• Tested, integrated update• Patching/installation speedups• Support for new systems > Intel Nehalem performance• Power management• ZFS enhancements > User and group quotas > Install from Solaris Flash archives > L2ARC caching on SSDs
  5. 5. Solaris 10 10/09Datacenter-Grade Power Management• Power Aware Dispatcher > Power manages top-level system components > Aggregates workloads onto fewer CPUs > Allows unused processor capacity to be run in lowest possible power mode
  6. 6. Solaris 10 10/09Platform Support• Optimization for Intel Xeon 5500 (Nehalem) processors > Support for intrinsic power-saving features such as Deep C-States > Integrated with Solaris Fault Management Architecture• AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard - New Instructions) support, for fast and secure data encryption and decryption in future Intel processors• Extended feature set support for current and upcoming AMD processors• SPARC 10 Gigabit Ethernet tuning/optimizations
  7. 7. Solaris 10 10/09Install and Maintenance Speed Improvements• Parallel patching for Solaris Containers > Up to 300% faster than prior updates• Package installation speedup > OS install 1.5-2 times faster > Upgrades 2-4 times faster• Automatic Patching Framework for single-user mode > Simplifies patching > Reduces opportunities for errors
  8. 8. Solaris 10 10/09Solaris ZFS Enhancements• Dedicated device support for ZIL and L2ARC > Use SSDs for fast, economical secondary caching• User and group quotas > Works in conjunction with existing per-filesystem quota model• Solaris Flash archive image support for ZFS root filesystems > Use for OS image transfers, upgrades, consolidation
  9. 9. 10GbE Driver Improvements Solaris 10/09 over Solaris 10 5/09 TCP Receive TCP Transmit UDP Transmit 120% 160% 200% 100% 160% 120%% Improvement % Improvement % Improvement 80% 120% 60% 80% 40% 80% 40% 40% 20% 0% 0% 0% 1 8 32 100 400 1000 1 8 32 100 400 1000 64 128 256 512 1024 1472 8192 Connections Connections Message Size Platform: Sun Fire x4150
  10. 10. Next Steps > Get Solaris1 sun.com/solaris/get > Get Involved2 opensolaris.org | bigadmin.com | developers.sun.com/solaris3 > Get Trained sun.com/solaris/freetraining | Learning Paths: sun.com/training/solaris > Get Data Sheets and White Papers4 sun.com/solaris/reference_materials > Get Started with Solaris Learning Centers5 sun.com/solaris/teachme6 > Get Current sun.com/solaris/move | bigadmin.com/apps | bigadmin.com/hcl
  11. 11. Whats New inSolaris 10 10/09first.last@sun.com

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