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Red Hat vs. Oracle Linux Support: 10 Years Is New Norm

Feb 28, 2012, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"The support showdown started a couple of weeks ago, when Red Hat extended the life cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) versions 5 and 6 from the norm of seven years to a new standard of 10 years. A few days later, Oracle responded by extending Oracle Linux life cycles to 10 years. Side note: It sounds like SUSE, now owned by Attachmate, also offers extended Linux support of up to 10 years."

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