Installation of Oracle Linux 6.5 x86_64.
Oracle Linux provides the latest innovations, tools, and features that enable you to innovate, collaborate, and create solutions across traditional, cloud-based, and virtual environments. Providing advanced scalability and reliability for enterprise applications and systems, Oracle Linux delivers extreme performance and is used in all x86-based Oracle Engineered Systems. Oracle Linux is free to use, free to distribute, free to update, and easy to download. It is the only Linux distribution with production support for zero-downtime kernel updates with Oracle Ksplice, allowing customers the ability to apply patches for security and other updates without a reboot, as well as providing diagnostic features for debugging kernel issues on production systems.
Oracle Linux Advantage
Oracle is the only vendor in the industry that offers a complete Linux-based solution stack—applications, middleware, database, management tools, operating system, and hardware—along with a single point of support. Oracle invests significantly in testing Oracle Linux and enabling enterprises to deploy with confidence. And Oracle Linux Support provides industry-leading global support for the Linux operating system at dramatically lower cost.
Oracle Linux is an open-source operating system available under the GNU General Public License (GPLv2). Suitable for general purpose or Oracle workloads, it benefits from rigorous testing of more than 128,000 hours per day with real-world workloads and includes unique innovations such as Ksplice for zero-downtime kernel patching, DTrace for real-time diagnostics, the powerful Btrfs file system, and more.
Oracle Linux provides the latest innovations, tools, and features that enable you to innovate, collaborate, and create solutions. And whether in a traditional, cloud-based, or virtual environment, you can also take advantage of Oracle's worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support.
Oracle Linux is easy to download, free to use, free to distribute, and free to update
Oracle Linux offers zero-downtime kernel updates with Ksplice and real-time application tracing with DTrace
Linux management and high availability provided to Oracle Linux support customers at no additional charge
Oracle Linux is optimized for Oracle, including Oracle Database and Oracle Applications, and used in all x86-based Oracle Engineered Systems.