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Oracle Announces Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 1.0

Now generally available, the Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux distribution allows users to control Oracle Linux and Oracle VM through OpenStack in production environments. Based on the OpenStack Icehouse release, Oracle's distribution provides customers with increased choice and interoperability. Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux is available as part of Oracle Linux Premier Support and Oracle VM Premier Support at no additional cost.
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Announcing General Availability of Oracle Linux 6.6

The sixth update release of Oracle Linux 6 is now available. The latest update includes full integration for DTrace and Linux Containers with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3, full support for Btrfs on Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 or Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3, and much more.
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Now Generally Available: Oracle Linux 5.11

The eleventh and final update release for Oracle Linux 5 is now available.
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Announcing General Availability of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3, Quarterly Update 3

The third quarterly update of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3 is now available for Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7. This third update to Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3 includes driver updates and a consolidation of bug fixes and security updates.
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Oracle Linux at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Oracle OpenWorld 2014 was a tremendous success, with a variety of Oracle Linux–focused sessions and hands-on labs, plus an extremely popular partner and demo showcase area. Highlights included Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts' general session "Oracle Linux—State of the Penguin," as well as the "Voice of the Customer" session in which Oracle Linux users discussed their real-world scenarios using Oracle Linux. If you weren't able to attend, many of the session slides are available in the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Content Catalog.
View the Oracle Linux at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Focus On Document
Read More About the Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase with OpenStack

New White Paper on Oracle Linux and MySQL Flash Optimizations

The Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card can help increase the performance of a database application such as MySQL on an Oracle Linux platform. Once the Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card has been installed, the most logical next question is: "How do I set up the infrastructure in order to get the best performance?" Read this white paper to get the answer to this question and much more.
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Get the Latest on Oracle Linux 7 from the Experts

To hear the latest on Oracle Linux 7 straight from the source, watch two webcasts featuring Oracle Linux product management experts.

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Using Ksplice as a Diagnostic Tool with Oracle Support

One of the most powerful and often overlooked features of the Ksplice feature of Oracle Linux is its ability to be used as a diagnostic tool for troubleshooting issues with the Linux kernel. Ksplice allows diagnostic patches to be loaded into the kernel in real time without the need to reboot. This new white paper provides insight into how this process works when working with Oracle Support.
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Oracle Linux: Maximize Value, Minimize Cost

You have heard that Oracle Linux can help reduce costs, but have you wondered how? In this white paper, learn about tools and technologies that are included at no additional cost in Oracle Linux, and how they can help you maximize value and minimize cost.
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The Value of Oracle Linux Support

Hear from Oracle Vice President of Customer Support Rosanne Park on the value of Oracle Linux support. Learn the benefits of Oracle Linux support, including expert technical support, tools for patching and upgrades, and more. Also discover how easy it is to switch to Oracle Linux support with just a few simple steps.
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Oracle Linux Blog

Get the latest updates, product news, and upcoming events directly from the Oracle Linux team.

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Securitas Direct Will Be Able to Manage Up to 100 Million Verisure Alarm Signals per Day with Oracle's Internet of Things Solution

Boubyan Bank Boosts System Performance and Eliminates Downtime for Rapidly Growing Shari'ah-Compliant Bank

Symphony Health Solutions Runs 500 Concurrent Batch Jobs up to 27x Faster—Delays Additional IT Investment

Al Jaber Group Reduces System Response Time by 40 Percent, Boosts DBA Productivity by 40 Percent, and Cuts Period Close to 30 Minutes

SK Telecom Speeds up Daily Processing of 65 Billion Data-Charging Transactions While Boosting Customer Satisfaction and Preparing for Future Growth

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Oracle and Lenovo: A Partnership of Growth

At Oracle OpenWorld 2014, Lenovo had its first unified appearance with the team from System X, announcing joint support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM for both System X and ThinkServer. The unveiling of support and partnership commitment demonstrates the newly established synergy and potential opportunities for joint development between Oracle and Lenovo's System X solutions.
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Mellanox CloudX Platform, Nuage Networks, and SolidFire Announce Products Supported with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux

Acronis Backup Advanced is Certified for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

eG Innovations Delivers End-to-End Performance Management for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Nimble Storage Unveils Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne SmartStack That Includes Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Read More About Partner Announcements and Activities During Oracle OpenWorld

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Rich Mason

Oracle PartnerNetwork: Oracle Linux Overview for Partners

Hear Oracle's Senior Vice President of Linux, Virtualization, and MySQL Sales Rich Mason discuss the value of Oracle Linux for partners.
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Extreme Performance with Engineered Systems

Download this e-book and read about how Oracle's engineered systems can power the cloud and streamline data center operations. You will discover how the systems can simplify your IT, lower costs and risk, and help maintain the highest IT availability with extreme performance.
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Blog: Cut Price Way to Prove Your Oracle Linux Expertise to Employers

Can you use the advanced features of Oracle Linux? Are you an expert in configuring network and authentication services, deploying file systems to improve performance and increase data integrity, using advanced storage techniques, and implementing virtualization technologies to manage system resources? Then differentiate yourself in a competitive marketplace and prove your expertise to employers by becoming certified in Oracle Linux.

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