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Linux Kernel Development

Linux Kernel Development

Getting system resource information with a Standard API

Oracle Linux kernel developer Rahul Yadav kicked off a new project in LXC this year, called libresource. In this blog post, he talks about how to use...

Linux Kernel Development

Translating Process ID between Namespaces

Oracle Linux kernel developer Nagarathnam Muthusamy contributed this blog post on the challenges of translating pids (process IDs) between different namespaces....

Linux Kernel Development

Oracle Data Analytics Accelerator (DAX) for SPARC

This blog post was written by kernel developers Jon Helman and Rob Gardner, whose code for the Oracle Data Analytics driver was accepted into the Linux source...

Linux Kernel Development

Btrfs send/receive helps to move and backup your data

In this update, we share Btrfs functionality that helps make moving data between Btrfs volumes faster and more efficient. It's not new feature but it's an...

Linux Kernel Development

An Update on Retpoline-enabled Kernels for Oracle Linux

In January, researchers disclosed flaws in speculative execution known as Meltdown and Spectre. Oracle published official guidance in this support note:...

Linux Kernel Development

Tips and Tricks for IPsec on Intel 10 Gbe NICs

Shannon Nelson is a Linux kernel driver expert and kernel developer who has been looking at accelerating IPsec performance. In this blog blog post, he shows how...

Linux Kernel Development

Development Versions of Oracle Linux UEK now available on GitHub

The source for UEK has always been available at oss.oracle.com, as a git repository with full git history. Starting now, we'll also be posting the UEK source on ...

Linux Kernel Development

Tracing Linux Networking with DTrace on Oracle Linux

In this post from Alan Maguire, he shows how to use DTrace to inspect common network-related system calls. DTrace is a powerful tracing tool for understanding...

Linux Kernel Development

btrfs Development: Year in Review

This update on btrfs development comes from Liu Bo, an Oracle Linux Kernel developer and key upstream btrfs contributor. The btrfs community continues to...

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