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D73819 - What's New in Oracle Solaris 11

Overview

Duration: 1 day

Oracle Solaris 11 is the first and only fully virtualized operating system proving fast and secure deployment of services in a large-scale cloud environment. Learn about the new features and functionality of Oracle Solaris 11 and how these new features and improvements will make it easier to deploy services to the enterprise.

Learn To:

  • Implement the new packaging system.
  • Use the default file system, ZFS.
  • Improve your data management capabilities.
  • Deliver fully virtualized networking.
  • Use the advanced user, application and device security.
  • Work with an operating system that improves performance and reduces total cost of ownership.

Learn from Expert Oracle University Instructors

When you enroll in this course, you'll get the chance to learn from Oracle University experts who know Solaris 11 inside and out. Through a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises, you'll develop your Solaris 11 expertise to improve how your organization manages data.

Objectives

  • Understand the key features of Oracle Solaris 11
  • Understand the Image Packaging System
  • Describe Automated Installation
  • Understand the enhancements in Oracle Solaris 11 virtualization technologies
  • Understand the new features and capabilities of ZFS

Content

Introduction to Oracle Solaris 11

  • Describe the Key Features of Oracle Solaris 11
  • Understand Oracle's commitment to Solaris and SPARC

Image Packaging System (IPS) and Automated Installer (AI)

  • Understand why the packaging system is changing
  • Describe the design and new features of IPS
  • Describe how to search, install, verify, repair, and remove package
  • Describe boot environments
  • Define the components of the AI
  • Describe how to create an AI service
  • List the steps to convert from JumpStart to AI
  • Describe the Distribution Constructor

Network Virtualization

  • Describe Network Interface Card virtualization
  • Define virtual switching
  • Explain the Open Networking Platform
  • List the network performance enhancements

ZFS Features in Oracle Solaris 11

  • Describe root pool enhancements
  • Define the deduplication and synchronization properties
  • List changes to snapshots and send streams
  • Describe the performance enhancements
  • List interoperability enhancements with ACLs

Oracle Solaris Zones

  • List the major enhancements to Zones
  • Define the changes in networking and storage for Zones
  • Describe how to use zonestat for Zone monitoring

Network Virtualization - Part II

  • Describe load balancing components
  • Define IP filtering and IP forwarding in a zone
  • List the network performance improvements

Security Features of Oracle Solaris 11

  • Describe new security features of Solaris 11
  • Explain enhancements to process rights management
  • Describe enhancements to user rights management
  • Define the cryptographic framework
  • Describe how to create an encrypted file system

Service Management Facility (SMF)

  • Describe considerations for deploying applications in Oracle Solaris 11

Audience

  • Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • System Integrator
  • Systems Administrator

Prerequisites

N/A

Certification

This course is not associated with any Certification.

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