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Master one of the most innovative new open source operating systems
The latest version of OpenSolaris is hereand this comprehensive guide is your one-stop gateway to it all. You'll start with a basic crash course in OpenSolaris, including command lines and shells, the GNOME Desktop, systems administration, and other essential topics. Later chapters focus on application development, networking, virtualization, DTrace, and other topics that will transform you into a power user. Find practical tips, step-by-step tutorials, and exact command lines and screenshots you can use right away.
Explore the OpenSolaris operating environmentfrom GNOME® to the bash shell, vim text editor, and more
Connect printers, USB devices, and other peripherals to your desktop
Master systems administration, including ZFS and NFS file systems, networking, directory services, and security
Observe and debug the system with the innovative Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) facility and other monitoring tools
Share a single physical machine among multiple users and processes with xVM, VirtualBox, and other virtualization tools
Deploy web services using Apache, Apache Tomcat, MySQL®, and other open source web stack applications
Write and debug applications in C, C++, Java®, Ruby, Python®, and other languages
Gerald Jelinek is an engineer on the Zones team at Sun and a core contributor to the OpenSolaris Zones community group.
David Miner is an engineer at Sun, a co-lead for the OpenSolaris distribution, and architect of the Caiman installer.
While most people would think that this book is no longer relevant, don't be to quick to think that way. Read morePublished on September 23, 2012 by Steve
oracle/sun charges $1800.00 for their instructor led course 'Getting Started With OpenSolaris'.
This book covers everything and more than that course! And it gets better.. Read more
Is incredible but this book is a better Solaris and OpenSolaris guide that the SUN's books, I recommend it like a reference book.Published on July 5, 2010 by Julian Enrique Bolivar Galeno
The book not only talk about desktop operations, it also talks about operating system internals, as well as many other topics really useful for a system administrator of FreeBSD... Read morePublished on December 15, 2009 by Manuel Trujillo Albarral