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Oracle Linux 7 Update 4 General Availability
By: Scott Lynn
August 8, 2017,
Volume 234, Issue 2

Scott blogs, "Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 4 for x86-64 servers.

The Oracle Linux operating system is an open foundation for the cloud. It is developed and extensively tested with demanding enterprise workloads like Oracle Database as well as many third-party applications in public and private clouds.

While Oracle Linux is open source and includes standard technologies, tools, and features, Oracle extends the release to deliver a complete, integrated, and supported platform for performance-driven production workloads. In addition to the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK), Oracle supplies the optimized Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux (UEK), which was first developed to support highly scalable Oracle Database, applications and Oracle Engineered Systems. Oracle provides flexible and cost-effective Linux support and the updates and software releases are free to download and distribute..."

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