There are a couple of easy ways to test your Solaris application with MySQL ("the world's most popular opensource database" (http://www.mysql.com/)). Of course, you can always setup a Solaris or OpenSolaris environment and download it (70-80MB) and then install/configure locally. However, if you don't want to go through the hassle of setting up the System, OS, & database yourself, Sun has made it easy to get your hands on pre-configured bits in a couple of other efficient ways.
Use the EZQual Virtual Lab. Sun Partner's can get access to secure, no-cost, test environments (within Solaris containers/zones). Here's the information directly from the program:[Read more...]