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Thread: Oracle Solaris 11.2 Now Available In Beta Form

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    Default Oracle Solaris 11.2 Now Available In Beta Form

    Phoronix: Oracle Solaris 11.2 Now Available In Beta Form

    Oracle has put out the first public beta of the forthcoming Solaris 11.2 operating system release. The big focus of Solaris 11.2 is on embracing support for cloud computing...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTY3Njk

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    From the EULA:
    "Except for any included software package or file that is licensed to you by Oracle under different license terms, we grant you a perpetual (unless terminated as provided in this agreement), nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited License to use the Programs only for the purpose of developing, testing, prototyping and demonstrating your applications, and not for any other purpose.

    All rights not expressly granted above are hereby reserved. If you want to use the Programs for any purpose other than as permitted under this agreement, including but not limited to distribution of the Programs or any use of the Programs for your internal business purposes (other than developing, testing, prototyping and demonstrating your applications) or for any commercial production purposes, you must obtain a valid license permitting such use. We may audit your use of the Programs. Program documentation, if available, may be accessed online at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/in...ion/index.html.
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    One must doubt their seriousness wanting to compete in the cloud...

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    From the EULA:
    "Except for any included software package or file that is licensed to you by Oracle under different license terms, we grant you a perpetual (unless terminated as provided in this agreement), nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited License to use the Programs only for the purpose of developing, testing, prototyping and demonstrating your applications, and not for any other purpose.

    All rights not expressly granted above are hereby reserved. If you want to use the Programs for any purpose other than as permitted under this agreement, including but not limited to distribution of the Programs or any use of the Programs for your internal business purposes (other than developing, testing, prototyping and demonstrating your applications) or for any commercial production purposes, you must obtain a valid license permitting such use. We may audit your use of the Programs. Program documentation, if available, may be accessed online at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/in...ion/index.html.
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    ...one must doubt their seriousness wanting to compete in the cloud...

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    Still prefer RHEL

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    The big focus of Solaris 11.2 is on embracing support for cloud computing.
    Just about time..

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    Solaris being closed-source wouldn't ordinarily have concerned me too much, until Ellison opened his big mouth to extol the endless virtues and awesomeness of the NSA and how we should all be gracious for their thankless work.

    Kinda creepy.

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