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Oracle Linux and Virtualization Newsletter November 2020
Cisco reduces virtualization cost with Oracle Linux KVM
Cisco reduces virtualization cost with Oracle Linux KVM
Learn how the Cisco cryptographic services team lowered their virtualization cost, increased their uptime using Ksplice live patching, increased performance, and streamlined support by switching to Oracle Linux KVM and Virtualization Manager. Watch now.
5 ways to simplify your digital transformation
5 ways to simplify your digital transformation - An analyst view
Join this live webinar on December 10th or 15th to learn from IDC analyst guest speaker Sriram Subramanian about their research and recommendations for implementing successful DX projects. Learn more and register.
Establishing a secure manageable remote work environment
Establishing a secure manageable remote work environment
Read this technical insight report from the Evaluator group to learn about the results of their September 2020 survey on remote work, and how open source VirtualBox can be used to instantiate corporate-approved, encrypted VMs to simplify and provide secure access to critical applications. Read now.
Why is KVM winning over VMware vSphere?
Why is KVM winning over VMware vSphere?
This analyst paper from Dragon Slayer Consulting, takes a deep dive into the advantages of open source KVM and why it is an increasingly popular hypervisor choice. Advantages including being open source, performance, scalability, hardware resources utilized, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Read now.
What is your experience with Oracle Linux?
What is your experience with Oracle Linux?
We have partnered with TrustRadius and Gartner Peer Insights to gather feedback from our customers. We would appreciate if you take a moment to write about your experience. Write a review on Gartner Peer Insights or TrustRadius.
Oracle Linux 8 Update 3
Oracle Linux 8 Update 3 for the 64-bit Intel and AMD (x86_64) and 64-bit Arm (aarch64) platforms is available now. Get the details.

Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 6 Update 1
This new available release is based on the mainline kernel version 5.4 and includes several new features, added functionality, and bug fixes across a range of subsystems. Learn more.

Oracle Linux Templates for Oracle Linux KVM
These templates provide an innovative approach to deploying a fully configured software stack by offering pre-installed and pre-configured software images. Learn more.

Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) IP address change
On October 30, 2020 the content delivery component of the Unbreakable Linux Network moved to a new IP address. Find out more.

Oracle Linux 7 Update 9
This new release which includes Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 6 as the default kernel is available now on 64-bit Arm (aarch64) and 64-bit AMD/Intel (x86-64) based systems. Get the details.

Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Update 4

Based on the mainline kernel version 4.14.35. this new available release includes several new features, added functionality, and bug fixes across a range of subsystems. Learn more.

Improving HPC with Oracle Linux
Even a few-percentage improvement in performance of a high-performance computing (HPC) workload can result in significant cost savings. In recent benchmarks Oracle Linux achieved 1–7% performance gains. Get the details.

Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.16 now available
This maintenance release introduces support for the latest upstream Linux kernel 5.9 for the host as well as for virtual machines running on top of VirtualBox. Get the details.

Reduce complexity and costs with Oracle VM VirtualBox
Learn about the benefits of using a powerful, easy to use, open source cross-platform virtualization solution. Learn more.

Simplify software distribution
Learn how you can distribute a complete package that includes everything required and configured as needed to get an application running by using Oracle VM VirtualBox. Read more.

Security Patching Made Simple for Linux HPC Instances in Oracle Cloud
HPC customers who leverage advanced Oracle Linux patching technologies in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure benefit from improved system security, reduced downtime, simplified operations, and cost savings. Learn more.

Migrate NFS to GlusterFS and nfs-ganesha
Read this article to learn how to migrate an NFS server from kernel space to userspace, which is based on Glusterfs and nfs-ganesha. Read now.
Oracle Linux State of the Penguin
Oracle Linux State of the Penguin
Watch this on-demand webcast to learn from Wim Coekaerts, Oracle Software Development SVP and Linux Foundation Vice Chairman, about what’s new with Oracle Linux, both on-premises and in the cloud. Watch now.
How to Deploy Oracle Database in Minutes Using Templates
How to deploy Oracle Database in minutes using templates
Do you want to simplify your Oracle database installation? Watch this on-demand Tux Tech Talk session to learn how to deploy complex applications like Oracle Database 10x faster using Oracle Linux KVM. Watch now.
Five simple steps to switch from RHEL and CentOS to Oracle Linux
Five simple steps to switch from RHEL and CentOS to Oracle Linux
Customers regularly ask us how to switch from CentOS and RHEL to Oracle Linux. Oracle Linux is 100% application binary compatible with RHEL, so a simple switch is all that is needed. Watch this on-demand webinar to see a demonstration of how to switch in five simple steps. Watch now.
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