Originally Posted by Zssfssz
Or is solaris starting to get somewhere?
Oracle Solaris is in very difficult situation right now, because after Oracle acquired Sun, all the original ZFS creators left, all DTrace team left, also people responsible for networking (Crossbow) and Zones left Oracle after acquisition.
You may wonder where
all them left, well, to companies that now develop Illumos
, the fork of OpenSolaris.
So generally, if You want to get answer for question 'What is the future of Oracle Solaris?'
then the answer is 'Illumos'
Watch this to get all information on current state of Solaris/OpenSolaris/Illumos/OpenIndiana ecosystem: http://youtu.be/-zRN7XLCRhc