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Re: [zfs-discuss] Server upgrade

Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Server upgrade
From: "David Dyer-Bennet"
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:38:07 -0600
On Wed, February 15, 2012 18:06, Brandon High wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 9:16 AM, David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Is there an upgrade path from (I think I'm running Solaris Express) to
>> something modern?  (That could be an Oracle distribution, or the free
>
> There *was* an upgrade path from snv_134 to snv_151a (Solaris 11
> Express) but I don't know if Oracle still supports it. There was an
> intermediate step or two along the way (snv_134b I think?) to move
> from OpenSolaris to Oracle Solaris.
>
> As others mentioned, you could jump to OpenIndiana from your current
> version. You may not be able to move between OI and S11 in the future,
> so it's a somewhat important decision.

Thanks.  Given the pricing for commercial Solaris versions, I don't think
moving to them is likely to ever be important to me.  It looks like OI and
Nexenta are the viable choices I have to look at.
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