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Linux Top 5: Oracle Chases Red Hat Release Cycle

Dec 21, 2011, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"The current leading edge of RHEL releases is the 6.2 branch. Red Hat released RHEL 6.2on December 7, providing new cgroups resource control features.

Just over a week later, Oracle released its RHEL-based Linux release, Oracle Linux 6.2. Oracle Linux 6.2 differs from the RHEL 6.2 release in a few key areas, most notably the kernel. Oracle uses its Unbreakable Linux Kernel (kernel-uek) and provides additional support for the OCFS2 (Oracle Cluster Filesystem).

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