Friday Oct 08, 2010

Sysadmin Resources for Oracle Linux

















Ducati missed a great opportunity to call the latest upgrade to my favorite sportbike the Ducati 848 Linux Edition. I think Larry needs to make a phone call....

To make up for Ducati's unpardonable slight to the entire Linux community, we've highlighted some Linux technical content on the front page of the OTN Systems Community, but front page headlines have a tendency to change quickly.

So here's a quick summary that you can slide into the map sleeve of your tank bag (or your Stich jacket if you prize function over form):

What's New

This page will let you know about Oracle announcements, new resources, community blogs or comments, and anything else related to Oracle Linux. Bookmark it someplace safe.

Downloads

Get the new unbreakable kernel from Oracle's Public Yum Server or go to the Oracle Linux download center to select from a variety of Linux-related software.

Documentation

  • Install Guides for Oracle Software on Oracle Linux
  • Oracle Linux 4 Release Notes
  • Oracle Linux 5 Release Notes
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Documentation
  • Also click on the Reference link in the left nav bar of the Linux-Solaris CommandComparo for general linux reference material for sysadmins
  • Forums, Blogs, and Other

    Training and Certification

    Oracle University offers Linux sysadmin certification based on Enterprise Linux that closely maps to Oracle's Linux training offerings. To become certified, you must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Enterprise Linux including system administration, networking, and security.

    Oracle Unbreakable Linux Network

    The Unbreakable Linux Network is a community that provides Linux software patches, updates, and fixes, plus information on up2date program and support policies. Only for Linux users with Oracle support subscriptions.

    Linux-Solaris Command Comparo

    This wiki shows the equivalent command syntax for common administrative tasks in Oracle Solaris 10 and Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 – especially tasks that have tricky syntax or that you frequently need to double-check. Add, complete, and modify entries to make the wiki more useful and accurate. Anyone can read it, but to make changes, first register and then log in.

    Other Oracle Linux Resources

    Here's Oracle's announcement about the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Kernel, in case you missed it.

    More reviews about the Ducati 848 Linux Edition here:

    - Rick
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