Ksplice è un’estensione open source del kernel Linux che consente di aggiornare il kernel senza dover riavviare, una funzionalità estremamente utile in ambito enterprise e mission critical. È stata sviluppata nel 2009 da un’azienda che poi è stata acquisita da Oracle.
Ever since the recent OpenSolaris and Java lawsuit incidents, Oracle has not been high on most FOSS aficionados' lists of favorite companies. So when the company announced earlier this month that it was abandoning RHEL in favor of its own, homemade Linux kernel -- the "Unbreakable" Linux Kernel -- it wasn't surprising that the skepticism was palpable.
Oracle Linux 6.1, Oracle's Red Hat Enterprise Linux clone, is now available for download, just a couple of weeks after RHEL 6.1 became available. Since Oracle doesn't stray too much from the original, there aren't any big changes compared to RHEL 6.1, apart from Oracle's own "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel" being used by default.
Oracle has announced a few days ago that its Oracle Linux operating system has reached version 6.5, bringing lots of new features, updated packages and several improvements over previus releases. First of all, we should mention that Oracle Linux 6.5 is now powered by three separate kernels, the unbreakable ... (read more)
I'm hoping to get some advice from Oracle linux experts on how best to perform this upgrade.
We have a development Oracle Linux box running Oracle 126.96.36.199. On one of our queries we're getting a ORA-07445 - exception encounterd: core dump [kkoiqb()+9581] [SIGSEGV] ... Address not mapped to object.
After looking into it, I believe this issue is fixed in 188.8.131.52.