Oracle Linux 7 Update 4 Reaches General AvailabilityAug 09, 2017, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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A key difference between Oracle Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux however is in the Linux kernel. Oracle Linux has long offered a Red Hat Compatible Kernel as well as its' own Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux (UEK). The UEK is optimized for Oracle application deployment including Oracle database.