Sun Solaris 8

edited February 19 in Product Comments

imageSun Solaris 8

Solaris is a Unix based operating system created by Sun Microsystems (now purchased by Oracle in 2010). It is the successor to SunOS and was released initially in June of 1992. The OS is based off of System V Unix and its first release was known internally as SunOS 5. This OS was typically used on SPARC based processors, up until 1994 when it began to support x86 and x86-64 based machines. Versions of Solaris up until version 8 are considered abandoned, with version 9's support ending in October 2014.

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  • What release number is this? The last was 2/04.
  • 2/02, I think. (Sun dropped Intel support after that, and even tried to drop it entirely for Solaris 9, but backlash forced them to reverse course)
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