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Oracle's Ksplice Live Kernel Patching Picks Up Known Exploit Detection

One of the areas of Oracle Linux and its "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel" that the company continues investing in and differentiating it from upstream RHEL and alternatives is around Ksplice as their means of live kernel patching while Red Hat continues with Kpatch and SUSE with kGraft.

21 April 2019 - Ksplice Known Exploit Detection - 34 Comments
Oracle Exploring DTrace With eBPF

While this year Oracle was successful in getting DTrace working well on Linux assuming you apply their patches or (more easily) using their Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel on Oracle Linux, they are looking at enhancing DTrace with the increasingly-used eBPF framework / in-kernel JIT.

21 November 2018 - DTrace + eBPF - 2 Comments
Oracle Linux 7 Now Ready For ARM Servers

While Red Hat officially launched RHEL7 for ARM servers last November, on Friday Oracle finally announced the general availability of their RHEL7-derived Oracle Linux 7 for ARM.

23 June 2018 - Oracle Linux 7 on ARM - Add A Comment
Oracle Offers Its Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel On GitHub

While the source to Oracle's "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel" has been available via the company's own servers, now the organization is publishing their source kernel changes to GitHub in a bid to increase the popularity of their patched version of Linux.

13 April 2018 - Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel - 26 Comments
Oracle Brings KPTI Meltdown Mitigation To Linux 4.1

If for some reason you are still riding the Linux 4.1 kernel series, you really should think about upgrading to at least a newer LTS series in the near future. But if you still plan on riding it for a while longer, at least it's getting page table isolation support for Meltdown mitigation.

6 March 2018 - Page Table Isolation - 3 Comments

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