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MONDAY SPOTLIGHT: Patching User Space with Oracle Ksplice
By Robert Chase, December 19th, 2016
December 19, 2016,
Volume 226, Issue 3

Robert blogs, "Oracle Ksplice is a powerful tool that allows administrators to increase the speed of deployment of critical patches and helps eliminate downtime.

The Ksplice enhanced client extends the ability of Ksplice to enable in-memory patching of critical user space libraries in Oracle Linux. The ability to patch these libraries in-memory without rebooting not only increases system security but also reduces costly system downtime. Recent exploits such as Heartbleed can be patched automatically without administrator intervention, maintenance windows or downtime..."

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