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Oracle Linux : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)…

I mentioned in a previous post that my company were planning to move all of our middle tier infrastructure and some of our Oracle databases to Oracle Linux running on a virtual infrastructure. That process is now underway. Persuading the company to ditch Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) in favor of Oracle Linux took a [...]




Oracle Linux 5 Update 7 Available…

Over the weekend Oracle Linux 5.7 was released, as noted here. Upgrades follow the normal path. Do one of the following: Boot from the DVD and upgrade that way. Replace the “/etc/yum.repos.d/public-yum-el5.repo” file with the new version here, remembering to enable the appropriate entries. Amend your existing “/etc/yum.repos.d/public-yum-el5.repo”, adding the following new entry. [ol5_u7_base] name=Oracle [...]