Oracle Linux Enhanced with Zero Downtime Software Updates
By Zeynep Koch-Oracle on Jul 22, 2011
Oracle Buys Ksplice
Oracle today announced that it has acquired Ksplice, Inc., the creator of innovative zero downtime update technology for Linux. The transaction has closed.
The addition of Ksplice’s technology will increase the security, reliability and availability of Oracle Linux by enabling customers to apply security updates, diagnostics patches and critical bug fixes without rebooting.
Oracle believes it will be the only enterprise Linux provider that can offer zero downtime updates, and expects to make the Ksplice technology a standard feature of Oracle Linux Premier Support.
Ksplice Inc. is a privately-held company based in Cambridge, Mass.