Oracle Linux Primary Use Case
Technical Presales Consultant/ Engineer at a wholesaler/distributor with 10,001+ employees
Oracle Linux is basically Red Hat. It's the same. Oracle took the CentOS project, which is Red Hat, and made its own enhancements. They added something they call 3DBear, which is their proprietary technology. They call it the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK).
Oracle took Red Hat, stripped a lot of the software that was not needed for Oracle, which made Red Hat much smaller. They optimized the UEK for their Oracle database applications.
A customer who is planning to have an Oracle database and is looking to see whether to choose to go with Oracle Linux or SUSE Linux or Red Hat, the best option for them would be to go with Oracle Linux because it's the same vendor.View full review »
I am using the solution for a project that I am trying to migrate it to the cloud. My experience with the cloud is at the beginners level. I haven't tested the solution very much yet but according to the published documentation, opinions etc., I see that Oracle Linux is the closest to my needs for future migration to the cloud.View full review »
Manager, IT at a renewables & environment company with 5,001-10,000 employees
We're using Oracle Linux to run virtual machines for their database solutions in the cloud. We're also using Oracle Linux to run an SFTP server.
We have several Oracle Linux 7s that support the databases. We have about ten of those. We have one SFTP server as well. That is the extent of it.View full review »
Master Consultant - RedHat & Oracle Cloud, Virtualization , Automation at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our organization uses mostly Oracle engineered systems and appliances such as Oracle Exadata, PCA Private Cloud Appliance, Oracle Database Appliance, etc. Anything that is an engineering solution from Oracle, essentially. We also use Oracle Virtualization, OVM. These are on Linux.View full review »
Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We used Oracle Enterprise Linux to replace a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment because Oracle Linux rolled out a new kernel. We thought it might be more stable than our previous edition.View full review »
Data Solution Architect at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use this solution internally to develop our systems.
Our developers work in another section to develop the data center. We provide services to the developers and other business units.View full review »
Manager of Customer Services with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are using it as a DNS server.
We also have Oracle Vault and Oracle Fire installed on it. We are planning to use it as a model system, for learning.View full review »
IT Manager with 1-10 employees
We are using Oracle Linux for our clustering system. We are doing many things with Oracle Linux and the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager. I am using an Oracle database and an Oracle Linux-based operating system.
I primarily use the solution for running personal and business applications.View full review »
Cyber security manager at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Oracle Linux is mainly used for deploying Oracle databases. It can be used for a multitude of other functions. There are modules that can be implemented on systems to cater to your organization's needs.View full review »
Fresh Operations Manager at Jerónimo Martins
I use this solution for developing applications and APIs for our platform.View full review »
Interim IT Manager at a wholesaler/distributor with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are using the latest version.
It is useful for running our applications.
Software Engineer at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
I am using Oracle Linux for running my personal and business applications.View full review »
IT Infrastructure Engineer at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
We use this solution for business as an operating system for applications.View full review »
Director at a tech vendor with 1-10 employees
We use Oracle Linux as an operating system in my organization.View full review »
Manager at a transportation company with 501-1,000 employees
We are using Oracle Linux for our database.View full review »