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Solaris is a highly scalable enterprise grade UNIX Operating System from Sun Microsystems. Solaris is known to run on SPARC and x86/x86-64 architectures, although it has also been ported to PowerPC and IBM zSeries mainframes in a joint effort with IBM.

Commonly used filesystems and / or volume managers on the Solaris Operating System are:

  • AVS
  • QFS
  • Solaris Volume Manager (solstice)
  • UFS
  • Veritas VxFS and Veritas VxVM
  • ZFS