Compare Oracle Solaris vs. Windows 10

Oracle Solaris is ranked 4th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 4 reviews while Windows 10 is ranked 8th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 1 review. Oracle Solaris is rated 10.0, while Windows 10 is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Solaris writes "I've worked with different flavors of Unix, but I chose Solaris. I like the constant innovation in the software and hardware". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Windows 10 writes "Faster, more efficient, and more secure than the previous OS". Oracle Solaris is most compared with Oracle Linux, Ubuntu Linux and Red Hat Linux (RHEL), whereas Windows 10 is most compared with Windows Server, Ubuntu Linux and openSUSE Leap.
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The ability to manipulate the zones and the files within the zones from a global OS provides us flexibility that no other virtualization can match.Its networking has helped me combine the power of a neural network with the benefits of virtualization to improve the AI's performance.

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The work is now faster and more efficient because most of the running programs do not crash during the run stage, like the previous version we were using for work.

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Oracle customer service is slow at times.I would love to see improvements in SVM, so file systems could be increased or migrated without downtime to the environment, similar to what ZFS is capable of.

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The frequent update of the Operating system is bad because, during each update, most of the programs or applications do not function well.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
There is no OS licensing cost if you use their hardware and purchase hardware maintenance.It is more expensive, but very complete and worth enacting.

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Also Known As
Solaris 11, Solaris

Oracle Solaris is a complete, secure, enterprise-grade cloud platform. From built-in, near zero-overhead virtualization and application-driven Software Defined Networking, to scalable data management and high availability clustering, we give you everything you need to build your enterprise cloud.

Oracle Solaris 11.3 is the world's most advanced enterprise operating system. It delivers security, speed, and simplicity for enterprise cloud environments and DevOps

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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm18%
Aerospace/Defense Firm9%
Consumer Goods9%
Software R&D Company32%
Comms Service Provider25%
Financial Services Firm9%
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