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Old 25th February 2024
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Default solaris and derivatives, what is that unix?

the difference between solaris and after projects?


hello
since few weeks im trying to understand a bit the unix* world, except linux that i know since a while.

i discovered the BSD family, now since a little time i hear about solaris, qualified of "unix" on the wiki, instead of unix-like for lot of OSes

looks like it's (not far) of being abandonned, due to the oracle's acquisition of sun microsystems (java, OO.org etc), but several remains :
-oracle solaris, original
-illumos
-openindiana

i have saw on youtube that openindiana have very few application in it's default install (firefox, thun..) plus is a bit slower than common OS..

i'd like to know, in addition of database management (oracle?), in which usages, in the 2000s (or even after), does solaris-like systems, where used to?

thank you
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