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The Next Generation of Oracle's Engineered Systems

Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison outlined the company's strategy for reducing customer costs and increasing value with a new generation of engineered systems, including Oracle's new Virtual Compute Appliance X5, Oracle FS1-2 flash storage system, and sixth-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5. Oracle Linux was featured prominently in the event, including a dedicated "Go Deep" video on the benefits of Oracle Linux.
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Oracle's Engineered Systems Increase Simplicity and Agility for Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra joined other proponents of Oracle's engineered systems strategy by purchasing Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance. The company is using Oracle's solution as a hosting platform to support the mission-critical applications of one of Australia's largest wealth-management organizations.
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Oracle Linux Now Hosted on the Docker Hub Registry

Oracle Linux images are now available on the Docker Hub Registry, a repository for Docker-based components, including applications and operating systems (OSs). Oracle Linux joins MySQL, which is already extremely popular on Docker Hub and has been downloaded millions of times.
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Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3 Quarterly Update 4 Now Available

The latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel release, featuring driver updates and a consolidation of fixes for bugs and security issues, is now available.
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Dell-Oracle Webcast: What Would You Do if Your Database Latency Dropped 96 Percent?

March 4, 2015, 9 a.m. PT

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In these on demand webcasts, learn how to leverage Oracle Linux in both cloud and traditional deployments to decrease risk, improve business efficiency, and reduce operating expenses.

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Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux Architecture Overview

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux is an enterprise-grade cloud solution. Designed with built in high availability and integration with Oracle Linux and MySQL, it helps power business-critical applications for the cloud.
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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 and MySQL Flash Optimizations

Oracle's 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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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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Oracle Linux Blog

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Delivers More Competitive Rates and Offerings by Accessing Reservation Data Updates 233x Faster

BT in Spain Completes Application Deployment in a Matter of Minutes, Not Days or Weeks, and Reduces Capital Expenditures by 50 Percent

Lincoln Electric System Ensures Reliability for Critical Geographic Information and Outage Management Systems

Botswana Housing Corporation Boosts National Real Estate Development with Consolidated Enterprise Resource Planning System

Neustar Delivers Its Spatially Enabled Applications up to 300x Faster Through the Cloud

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Microsoft Technet: Oracle Linux Virtual Machines on Hyper-V

On Microsoft Technet, Microsoft posted a feature distribution map showing the availability of features on different versions of Oracle Linux and the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel.

New Fujitsu White Paper: End-to-End Data Integrity Using Oracle Linux, Fujitsu ETERNUS, and QLogic HBA

Dubai Computer Services Provides Onsite and Remote Oracle Linux Support to Customers

Dell's Integrated Systems for Oracle Database Are Preinstalled with Oracle Linux with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel

EMC Discusses Its Support of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM for Its EMC PowerPath Product

New ISV Partners Supporting Oracle Linux

Several independent software vendors announced support for Oracle Linux, including SAS for SAS 9.4 TS1M2 (9.4 M2) application platform, and Symantec for its Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 client for Linux.

Hitachi Data Systems Publishes Hardware Certification Matrix Showing Oracle Linux Support for Storage Devices

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Wim Coekaerts

Wim Coekaerts Talks Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 1.0 (20:27)

Oracle's Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts discusses Oracle's adoption of OpenStack and Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 1.0. Learn how this integrated, highly available, enterprise-grade cloud platform delivers choice and interoperability.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

Upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 to Oracle Linux 6.6 (02:46)

Oracle's Sales Consulting Senior Manager Wayne Lewis shows you how to simultaneously convert a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system to Oracle Linux and upgrade to a later version in just a few simple steps.

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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. Discover how the systems can simplify your IT, lower costs and risk, and help maintain the highest IT availability with extreme performance.

Oracle Cloud Solutions Overview

Cloud computing delivers the benefits of greater business agility and responsiveness, less risk, and lower costs—but realizing those benefits depends on the vendor you choose. Learn how Oracle's modern cloud solutions can help your business thrive in the digital age.

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Oracle Linux System Administration

This course is available in a variety of modalities and covers a range of skills including installation, using the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, configuring Oracle Linux services, preparing the system for Oracle Database, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

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Oracle Linux 5 and Oracle Linux 6 System Administration 1Z0-100 Certification

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OTN Virtual Technology Summit

February 11, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT*
Hear from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions, and Oracle product experts as they share their insight and experience. This interactive, online event offers four technical tracks, including database, Java, middleware and operating systems, virtualization technologies, and hardware—each with a unique focus on specific tools, technologies, and tips. (*Java and database developer tracks run an extra hour.)

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