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|LSB Certification |
The Linux Standard Base (LSB) reduces the differences between individual Linux distributions and greatly reduces the costs involved with porting applications to different distributions, as well as lowers the cost and effort involved in after-market support of those applications.
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|EAL4+ Security Evaluation |
The Evaluation Assurance Level of an IT product or system is a numerical grade assigned following the completion of a Common Criteria security evaluation, an international standard backed by a U.S. Government initiative of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Security Agency (NSA).
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*Support for the ia64 (Itanium) architecture started with Oracle Linux 5 Update 4. ISO images are available on the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud and RPMs are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network.
**Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 (2.6.39) is available for x86 and x86_64 as a separate download for Oracle Linux 5 Update 8 (and newer) and Oracle Linux 6 Update 2 (and newer) from the Unbreakable Linux Network and the public yum repositories.
***Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 1 (2.6.32) for x86_64 was first included in Oracle Linux 5 Update 5. A version for x86 (32-bit) was included starting with Oracle Linux 5 Update 7. A version of the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 1 (2.6.32) for x86 (32-bit) was first included in Oracle Linux 6 Update 1.
****2TB max memory with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 1 (2.6.32), 4 TB max memory with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 (2.6.39).
*****Btrfs is only available and supported with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 (2.6.39) and later.