The Oracle Enterprise Linux Software and Hardware Ecosystem

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Published on Wed, 19 May 2010 05:43:52 -0800 Indexed on 2010/05/19 13:51 UTC
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It's been nearly four years since we launched the Unbreakable Linux support program and with it the free Oracle Enterprise Linux software. Since then, we've built up an extensive ecosystem of hardware and software partners. Oracle works directly with these vendors to ensure joint customers can run Oracle Enterprise Linux.

As Oracle Enterprise Linux is fully--both source and binary--compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), there is minimal work involved for software and hardware vendors to test their products with it. We develop our software on Oracle Enterprise Linux and perform full certification testing on Oracle Enterprise Linux as well. Due to the compatibility between Oracle Enterprise Linux and RHEL, Oracle also certifies its software for use on RHEL, without any additional testing.

Oracle Enterprise Linux tracks RHEL by publishing freely downloadable installation media on and updates, bug fixes and security errata on Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN). At the same time, Oracle's Linux kernel team is shaping the future of enterprise Linux distributions by developing technologies and features that matter to customers who deploy Linux in the data center, including file systems, memory management, high performance computing, data integrity and virtualization. All this work is contributed to the Linux and Xen communities.

The list below is a sample of the partners who have certified their products with Oracle Enterprise Linux. If you're interested in certifying your software or hardware with Oracle Enterprise Linux, please contact us via [email protected]

Chip Manufacturers

Server vendors

Storage Systems, Volume Management and File Systems

Networking: Switches, Host Bus Adapters (HBAs), Converged Network Adapters (CNAs), InfiniBand

SOA and Middleware

Backup, Recovery & Replication

Data Center Automation

Clustering & High Availability

Virtualization Platforms and Cloud Providers

Security Management

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