Oracle Might Be Canning Solaris

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Oracle might be pulling the plug on the Solaris operating system, at least according to some new rumors.

Rumors are circulating that Oracle is ending Solaris development at Solaris 11.4 with no major releases to follow. A tip on says in part:

Solaris being canned, at least 50% of teams to be RIF’d in short term

All hands meetings being cancelled on orders from legal to prevent news from spreading.

Hardware teams being told to cease development.

There will be no Solaris 12, final release will be 11.4.