Zero copy networking has always been the goal of Linux networking, and over the years a lot of techniques have been developed in the mainline Linux kernel to achieve it. This blog post highlights recent enhancements to zero copy networking 1. All of these enhancements are included in UEK6.
A brief introduction to the io_uring asynchronous I/O framework available in release 6 of the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK). It highlights the motivations for introducing the new framework, describes its system call and library interfaces with the help of sample applications, and provides a list of references that describe the technology in further detail including more usage examples.
Oracle's release of the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 6 (UEK6) is based on the Linux kernel version 5.4, in which Btrfs continues to be a fully supported file-system. Let's look at some of the notable new features and enhancements in Btrfs on UEK6.
Oracle Linux kernel engineer Calum Mackay provides some insight into the new features for NFS in release 6 of the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK). UEK R6 is based on the upstream long-term stable Linux kernel v5.4, and introduces many new features compared to the previous version UEK R5, which is based on the upstream stable Linux kernel v4.14. In this blog, we look at what has been improved in the UEK R6 NFS client & server implementations. Server-side Copy (NFSv4.2...