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Thursday Sep 15, 2011
By Monica Kumar-Oracle on Sep 15, 2011
Ksplice, which was recently acquired by Oracle in July 2011, is now available as part of Oracle Linux. With Ksplice, users can update the Linux operating system (OS) kernel, while it is running, without a reboot or any interruption. Only Oracle Linux offers this unique capability, making it possible for users to make important Linux updates without burdening the team with the operational cost and disruption of rebooting for every update to Linux.
Available at no additional charge to existing and new Oracle Linux Premier Support customers, Oracle’s Ksplice Uptrack service is easy to access. Oracle Linux Premier Support subscribers can request a Ksplice access key through Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN). After installing Ksplice, you can easily apply all important Linux kernel updates without needing to reboot. No configuration changes or initial reboot is needed to install. Under the hood, Ksplice loads a Linux kernel module that rewrites portions of the running kernel to apply the updates.
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Friday Jul 22, 2011
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.
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