Oracle Linux 7 Now Available
The new Oracle Linux 7 gives customers and partners the capabilities, tools, and features they need to innovate, collaborate, and create solutions across traditional, cloud-based, and virtual environments. Oracle Linux 7 is easy to download, free to distribute, and the only major enterprise Linux distribution that publishes all bug fixes and security errata publicly.
Read the Press Release
Listen to the Oracle Linux 7 Q&A Podcast with Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts
Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization at Oracle OpenWorld 2014
It's that time of the year again—Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is rapidly approaching. Join thousands of your peers in San Francisco from September 28 to October 2, 2014. Oracle OpenWorld is a venue for an intense five days of knowledge-sharing and learning, as well as networking with experts, peers, and decision-makers.
The Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase features many Oracle Linux, Oracle Virtualization, and OpenStack partners, including A10 Networks, Amitego AG, Dell, eG innovations, Fortinet, Fujitsu, Intel, Lenovo, Mirantis, NuageNetworks—an Alcatel-Lucent venture, Secure24, SEP Software Corporation, Solidfire, and Tegile. Don't miss the product demos of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, discussion of OpenStack, and much more.
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Learn About the Oracle Linux Sessions
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Technology Preview of OpenStack Icehouse with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Now Available
The technology preview of the Icehouse release for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM is a fast and easy way to deploy OpenStack, giving customers an excellent starting point to deploy the OpenStack Icehouse release and test it in their environment. The Icehouse release is an important step in the process of making OpenStack a first-class enterprise solution.
Getting Started with Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and OpenStack
This white paper guides readers through the setup of an OpenStack deployment with Oracle VM and Oracle Linux using the latest Icehouse release of Oracle's tech preview release. Readers can easily build a multinode OpenStack deployment using Oracle VM and Oracle Linux.
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 to how this process works when working with Oracle Support.
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Oracle VM Test Drive Workshop on Cisco UCS
September 28, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT (Lunch is included.)
Courtyard Marriott San Francisco Downtown
299 Second Street, San Francisco
(Two blocks east of the Moscone Center; please note, this is not the San Francisco Marriott)
Before you invest in server virtualization, take a test-drive and look under the hood at the Oracle VM engine on the Cisco UCS server. Oracle VM application-driven virtualization combined with Cisco UCS is designed from the ground up to drive virtualized workloads and deliver a powerful and cost-effective infrastructure for the cloud. Join this workshop for a unique opportunity to learn hands-on how you can deploy a four-node Oracle Real Application Cluster or build a private cloud using Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c on the UCS platform. Admission is free. Space is very limited.
Hands-on Lab: How to Migrate from VMware and Red Hat to Oracle Linux and Oracle VM
This hands-on lab takes you through the best practices for migrating an existing Oracle Database workload from VMware vSphere to Oracle VM. It also walks you through how to migrate to Oracle Linux a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 guest exported from VMware by downloading Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel from Oracle's public yum server.
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Oracle VM Cost Calculator: Oracle VM and Oracle Linux vs. VMware vSphere and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Take two minutes to click through the new Oracle VM cost calculator and discover the additional savings you can realize with the combined Oracle VM and Oracle Linux calculations. While you're at it, you can also see how much the combination will save you in license costs compared to VMware vSphere and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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