Get Extreme Performance with Oracle Linux
By Monica Kumar-Oracle on Nov 16, 2010
Oracle Linux combined with Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications. The combination is:
- Fast--Delivers more than 75 percent performance gain in OLTP performance tests over a Red Hat 5 Compatible Kernel; 200 percent speedup of Infiniband messaging; 137 percent faster solid state disk access
- Modern--Optimized for large servers; improved power management and energy efficiency; fine grained CPU and memory resource control; derived from the stable 2.6.32 mainline Linux kernel
- Reliable--Supports the Data Integrity Extensions and T10 Protection Information Model, improves application uptime
Oracle recommends this new kernel for all enterprise applications and servers that want to take advantage of the latest Linux innovations.
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