Proceed With Caution to Oracle's Proprietary Linux Kernel
Sep 23, 2010, 15:03 (8 Talkback[s])
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"After years of using Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the basis for
its own "Unbreakable Linux" distribution, Oracle this week
announced that it has created its own version of the Linux kernel
that's optimized for use with its other enterprise offerings.
"The company will continue to give customers the option of
running the Red Hat Compatible Kernel, apparently, "if they prefer
strict Red Hat compatibility over a system optimized to run Oracle
and other enterprise software," the company wrote in its Monday
"The new Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, however, is now "the
only Linux kernel Oracle recommends for use with Oracle software,"