Oracle Solaris 11.2 Beta is being released to allow developers, administrators and architects to evaluate the latest version of the #1 platform for enterprises. Over the course of the beta program, participants can provide feedback on the usability, stability, and overall quality of the product. Find out more about these features in theSolaris 11.2 Highlights:
Zones related ..
Kernel Zones bring the ability to run a non-global/local zone at a different kernel version from the global zone and can be patched or updated independently without the need to reboot the global zone. In other words, kernel zones are independent and isolated environments with a full kernel and user environment.