Solaris Express Developer Edition (SXDE) is a freely available release of Sun's next generation Solaris Operating System built from the source code repository at OpenSolaris.org.
The release includes the latest tools, technologies, and platforms to create applications for the Solaris OS, Java Application Platforms, and Web 2.0.
Integrated Apache/MySQL/PHP web applications stack with control panel to quickly and easily enable services.
NetBeans 6.0 IDE
Sun xVM Hypervisor, based on the work of the Xen community allows running Solaris, Linux, and Windows virtual machine guests on a Solaris host.
Sun HPC ClusterTools 7.1 software to create and run MPI-based cluster applications.
CIFS Server, a native, kernel-based service supporting file sharing in Microsoft Windows networks.
All the features of Solaris 10-
including DTrace, Solaris Containers, ZFS and more, plus 150 open-source tools and utilities.
Many enhancements not yet in Solaris 10-
including the latest wireless drivers and automatic network configuration, Sun xVM hypervisor for virtual machines, better support for USB plug and play, StarOffice 8, and a host of other desktop improvements included in GNOME 2.20.
Complete development environment-
Sun Studio compiler and tools, NetBeans IDE, GlassFish application server, Java Platform, Standard Edition 6, web applications stack, databases, and more.
Solaris Express Developer Edition 1/08 runs on 32 bit and 64 bit x86 systems.
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