Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle Linux 6 Specialization Criteria


Oracle Linux 6 is a qualifying specialization.

The Oracle Linux 6 Specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in selling, implementing and/or developing solutions based on Oracle Linux 6.

Oracle Linux 6 combined with Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications. The Oracle Linux support program delivers enterprise-class support for Linux with premier backports, comprehensive management, indemnification, testing and more, all at significantly lower cost. Oracle PartnerNetwork members with Full-Use Distribution Agreements may sign the applicable addendum to resell Oracle Linux Support. Partners specialized in Oracle Linux 6 are experienced in selling, developing and implementing solutions that include Oracle Linux 6 and in reselling support available through the Oracle Linux support program.

Topics covered in this Specialization include: Oracle Linux Installation, System Configuration, Linux Package Management, Zero Downtime Patching, User and Group Administration, Linux File Systems, Network and Security Administration, System Logging and Monitoring, and Basic Troubleshooting.

Oracle partners who achieve this Specialization are differentiated in the marketplace through proven expertise in Oracle Linux 6.

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Business Criteria
Active OPN Membership at the Gold Level or above
Customer References
# Of Transactions *
Non-Commission Co-sell
Oracle Linux 6 Sales Specialist
Oracle Linux 6 Presales Specialist
General Product Support Specialist

Oracle Linux 6 Certified Implementation Specialist (1Z0-460)


Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Linux 5 and 6 System Administrator (1Z0-100)


*U.S. and Canada:Partners in the U.S. and Canada may include transactions with public sector entities for the purposes of achieving Specialization status. However, transactions with public sector entities will not be included in determining any benefit associated with either Specialization or Oracle PartnerNetwork membership (other than Specialization status and use of the associated logo) that is based on the number of transactions, revenue amounts, or any other metric based on sales. Public sector entities include any government, legislature or decision making body, judiciary, court, instrumentality, department, or agency at any level (national, state, city, local, municipal or otherwise); entities managed, controlled or majority owned by government interests; public organizations or foundations of any kind (including political parties, political organizations, or political candidates); and any public international organization, such as, but not limited to, the International Red Cross, United Nations, or the World Bank; and public utilities, public higher education, public K-12 schools, or public healthcare business entities. Availability of Specialization Benefits and Tools is subject to the OPN Policies.

For questions about the availability of a specific assessment test or any other criteria, please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center.

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