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Announcing the Availability of Oracle Linux 7 Beta Release 1

The first beta release of the next major version of Oracle Linux is now available. The beta team is eager for your feedback, so please download the beta and give it a spin.
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IDC White Paper: Oracle Linux—Engineered into a Business-Class Solution

In this new Oracle-sponsored white paper, industry analyst IDC describes the changing nature of the Linux market, looks at managing Linux going forward, provides a look at Oracle's Linux product stack, and goes in-depth with Oracle customer Progressive Insurance on its switch from Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Linux.
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Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 1 Now Available

The latest version of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, which tracks the Linux mainline closely and provides the latest features and enhancements, is now available for Oracle Linux.
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Microsoft Hyper-V Now Supports the Latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 1

Microsoft has updated its Oracle Linux Virtual Machines Features Map to include Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 1.
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White Paper: New Performance Advantages of Running a MySQL Replicated Database on Oracle Linux with Oracle's Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card

By delivering the I/O performance of hundreds or even thousands of traditional hard disk drives, Oracle's Sun Flash Accelerator F80 PCIe Card is designed to improve user satisfaction and productivity by enabling applications that use MySQL Database and Oracle Linux to meet challenging service-level agreements for response times and throughput.
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Spotlight: MySQL and Oracle Linux

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. With its proven ease-of-use, performance, and scalability, MySQL has become the leading database choice for Web-based applications. It is used by high-profile web properties including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yahoo!, and many more. Learn how MySQL and Oracle Linux work together to provide an excellent database platform.
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Stepping Stone to the Cloud

Oracle Vice President of Product Marketing Rex Wang comments on the evolution from virtualization to cloud computing.
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Featured Event: Cloud Odyssey—A Hero's Quest

Attend this unique event and enjoy an exclusive screening of Oracle's sci-fi adventure movie, Cloud Odyssey—A Hero's Quest. Designed to get you started on your journey to the cloud, the event illustrates how Oracle's private cloud solutions can transform your organization by delivering agile, scalable, and sharable infrastructure that enables you to achieve your furthest-reaching IT goals.
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Watch: Progressive Insurance Migrates to Oracle Linux

Progressive Insurance migrated from UNIX to Oracle Linux.
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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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Read: Pacific Lutheran University Improves Database System Speed for Ongoing Data Volume Growth and Mobile Application Deployment

Pacific Lutheran University upgraded to Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Linux to support the university's Banner enterprise resource planning system from Ellucian (previously Sungard)—providing uninterrupted, excellent service to 3,500 students, as well as faculty and staff.
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Oracle Partner Page Goes Live on LSI Website

LSI has posted a new Oracle partner page for Oracle Linux.
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Hitachi Solutions for Oracle

Read this page to learn about Hitachi's solutions for Oracle.
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Hitachi Storage Management Adapters for Oracle

Hitachi has produced a video that outlines how their storage management adapters provide an integrated management solution for Oracle environments.
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Agilis International Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Exalogic Ready Status

Agilis customer and operational analytics and data mining platform is supported and ready to run on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.
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See More Partners Certified on Oracle Linux

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On Demand: Tips from the Experts—Rapidly Deploying Powerbroker with Oracle VM Templates

With the Oracle VM Template for BeyondTrust's PowerBroker, customers can standardize the deployment of their security software, eliminate installation and configuration costs, and reduce ongoing maintenance and support costs to help their organizations achieve faster time to market.
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On Demand: Data Intensity Presents Building Private Clouds on Oracle VM

If you missed the live event, now you can view this webcast on demand.
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On Demand: How to Save Time and Cost with Nimble Storage SmartStack for Oracle with Cisco UCS

If you couldn't join the live event, now you can stream this Nimble Storage webcast on demand.
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Updated Class: Oracle Linux System Administration

This course covers a range of skills including installation, using Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, configuring Linux services, preparing the system for Oracle Database, and monitoring and troubleshooting. Learn how to handle typical issues faced by administrators in areas such as authentication, security, and monitoring.

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

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Cloud Odyssey: A Hero's Quest

Find a location near you.

Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Enabling Private Cloud Seminar

April 30, 2014 | London, England

Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Enabling Private Cloud Seminar

May 1, 2014 | Stockholm, Sweden

EMC World

May 5–8, 2014 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Oracle MySQL Tech Tour

May 7, 2014 | Espoo, Finland

OpenStack Summit

May 12–16, 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 │San Francisco, California

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