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Oracle Linux 6.5 Now Available

Oracle Linux 6.5 includes the innovative Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3, providing access to the latest Linux features for your enterprise deployments. The only Linux distribution to support DTtrace, Oracle Linux 6.5 also enables virtualization with its Linux Containers feature and offers many other enhancements.
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White Paper: What Makes Oracle Linux the Best Platform for Oracle Database 12c

Because Oracle products are designed and tested to work together, there are distinct advantages to running Oracle Database servers and applications on an end-to-end Oracle solution stack, especially when that stack includes Oracle Linux. In this new white paper, learn about the many advantages of running Oracle Database on Oracle Linux.
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New Oracle Linux Screencast Series

The new Oracle Linux screencast series will give you the background you need to become an Oracle Linux expert. Covering a wide variety of topics, these screencasts are an ideal way to catch up on the latest information about Oracle Linux in a short, concise video format.
View Oracle Linux: Maximize Performance, Minimize Downtime
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View Oracle Linux—Reliability, Availability, and Scalability

Register Now for Virtual SysAdmin Day, January 28, 2014

Oracle's Virtual SysAdmin day offers a fantastic opportunity to ramp up your knowledge of Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, and Oracle Solaris. In this half-day online event, you will be given access to disk images to download and configure yourself, guided by Oracle experts. Learn how to implement and work with Oracle Linux patch management, and configure and deploy Linux containers in this innovative learning event.
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Linux Containers

Linux Containers Explained

What are Linux Containers and how can they be helpful to you? Watch this short white board video to learn all about the Linux Containers feature in Oracle Linux.

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Oracle's Linux Blog

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

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Fast, Modern, Reliable: Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications. Updated for Oracle Linux 6.5, this white paper describes the features of Oracle Linux and why they are important for critical enterprise deployments.

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Video: KT Benefits from Oracle's Integrated Solutions

Success Story: Carlson Cuts Planned Downtime by 50 Percent While Improving Enterprise Application Performance by Up to 50 Percent

Video: Progressive Insurance Uses Oracle Linux

Success Story: Vodafone Romania Improves Business Agility and Customer Satisfaction, with 10x Faster Business Intelligence Delivery and 12x Faster Processing

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Oracle Exastack Ready Program Extended to Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs)

The Oracle Exastack Ready program has been extended to include IHVs, enabling customers to easily identify third-party hardware products that have been verified to be compatible with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Server for x86.

Partners that recently achieved Oracle Linux and/or Oracle VM ready status with the Oracle Exastack Ready program are Bit Software, BPC Banking, CPQD, R-Style Softlab, Software Ltda, Temenos, Volante Tech, WingArc.

Video: Nimble SmartStack Solution for Oracle with Cisco UCS

Video: What Is Silent Data Corruption and How Does Oracle Address It with Emulex and Fusion-io

See More Examples of Partners Certified on Oracle Linux

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Oracle and BeyondTrust Webcast: The Five Things Every Administrator Should (and Should Not) Do When It Comes to Privileged Account Management

January 30, 2014, 2:00 p.m. PT
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Why Choose Oracle Linux for Your Oracle Database 12c Deployments?

Oracle Database on Oracle Linux helps customers lower IT costs while delivering high-quality service. In this webcast, Oracle experts cover specific optimizations, integrations, and the advantages of choosing Oracle Linux for Oracle Database.
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Migration Made Easy: Switch from Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Linux in Minutes

Discover the how and why of switching from Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Linux, learn about industry-leading Linux management and high-availability tools included with Oracle Linux subscription at no charge, and much more in this informative webcast.
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Oracle Linux System Administration

Develop your Linux system administration skills by taking the popular Oracle Linux System Administration course. In this five-day instructor-led course, you get rich hands-on experience with technology including Ksplice, Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, unbreakable Linux network, lightweight access directory protocol, Kickstart, preparing Oracle Linux systems to run Oracle Database, and much more.

Oracle Linux Certification

To prove your knowledge of Oracle Linux system administration, get certified with the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Linux 5 and 6 System Administrator course.

Oracle Linux Advanced System Administration Course

This three-day, live, instructor-led course is ideal for administrators. After taking this course, you will be equipped to use the advanced features of Oracle Linux to manage resources and file systems such as Btrfs and Oracle Cluster File System 2, enabling you to get the most from your applications. You will develop troubleshooting skills using tools including DTrace and learn advanced storage administration skills.

Visit Oracle University's Linux Administration web page to get more information on these courses, sign up for an event, or register your interest in an additional event.

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Oracle Virtualization Workshop

February 12, 2014 | Wellington, New Zealand


April 7–11, 2014 | Las Vegas, Nevada

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