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What is on tap for Linux Container strategy in 2016?

In this Network World article, Robert Shimp, Product Management Group VP, Oracle Linux and Virtualization, writes about the future of the container technologies.
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Oracle is proud to join AGL to help build an open platform for the Connected Car

Automotive Grade Linux, a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car announced that Movimento, Oracle, Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc., Texas Instruments, UIEvolution and VeriSilicon have joined Automotive Grade Linux.
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Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4 Quarterly Update 1 is Now Available

This is the first quarterly update release for UEK Release 4 Update 1 and includes driver updates and some bug and security fixes.
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Latest Spacewalk Release for Oracle Linux Now Available

Along with support of Oracle Linux 7 as a platform for both Spacewalk Server and Spacewalk Proxy, this new release includes enhancements to the web-based user interface and to several command-line utilities.

Oracle Linux 6.8 Now Available

This release is the first ISO to incorporate Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4 (Quarterly Update 1) and includes several improvements and features.
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Foundations of an Open Cloud

As Enterprises face the challenge of building their own internal Open Cloud Infrastructures which combine security, agility, and cost-effectiveness; key business and technology choices have to be made. Creating a strong and Open foundation is critical.
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Performance Optimizations for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Oracle VM is designed to provide high performance "out of the box" without tuning and administrative effort. With optimization, customers can achieve better agility to meet demanding service level requirements.
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Simplifying Cloud Deployment with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux

Simplifying Cloud Deployment with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux

Oracle Openstack for Oracle Linux simplifies deployment and administration by leveraging docker-based containers for deployment and upgrades. Learn more about options for building private and hybrid clouds with enterprise-class components.

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How to create Oracle Linux instance on Oracle Compute Cloud

In this technical article, you will see how to create Infrastructure as a Service foundation using Compute as a Service and Storage as a Service to create an Oracle Linux instance.
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How to create Oracle Linux instance on Amazon AWS

This article provides a step-by-step guidance on how to create an Oracle Linux virtual machine on Amazon’s AWS EC2.
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Oracle Linux Blog

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S&C Electric Optimizes IT Licensing Investment and and moves to Oracle Linux

The company runs its core business processes on Oracle Database, Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12, and Oracle Fusion Middleware.
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Atos Builds VOC Hotels with Private Cloud Appliance

Atos builds its Virtual Oracle Computing (VOC) Hotels with Oracle Private Cloud Appliance to give its customers flexibility, multi-tenancy, and high service levels.
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Hardware Solutions

  • Fujitsu has updated their matrix of support for the support of their x-86 PRIMEQUEST and PRIMERGY Servers on Oracle Linux 7.2 and Oracle VM 3.3.
  • Nokia Networks has its core business in data networking and telecommunications equipment. Its Airframe Rackmount product used for its AirFrame Data Center Solution has been certified on Oracle Linux.

ISV Solutions

  • Emerson Network Power has certified its Trellis Platform on Oracle Linux. The trellis platform applications help organizations meet the growing needs and demands of the data center.
  • Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s fastest-growing cybersecurity companies has certified support for its Antivirus 8.0 for Linux File Servers product on Oracle Linux.
  • Nippon Jimuki, has certified its Server security platform on Oracle Linux.
  • OpenText’s Information Hub (iHub) is a free version of their Opentext Analytics product.
    iHub has been certified to support Oracle Linux.
  • Pitney Bowes, a global provider of eCommerce solutions updated their product support matrix to reflect support of its Spectrum Technology Platform on Oracle Linux.
  • Amitego released VISULOX 3.1 on May 2016, with many new features. VISULOX is a turnkey solution that extends Oracle Secure Global Desktop to control and document privileged user’s access to Cloud Services.

Cloud Solutions

  • Cintra is a 24 hour global Managed Services company that offers support for application and database technology platforms. Cintra offers Systems Support services for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.
  • CouchDB stores your data with JSON documents, allowing for documents indexing, combining and transforming with JavaScript. CouchDB is listed on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.
  • PostgreSQL, an opensource object-relational database system runs on Oracle Linux and is featured in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

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Available Now – “Training on Demand” format for Oracle Linux 7: System Administration training

The Oracle Linux 7: System Administration training helps you develop a range of skills, including installation, using the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, configuring Linux services, preparing the system for the Oracle Database, monitoring and troubleshooting.
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