Oracle Ksplice reserved for its customers
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After purchasing the company from its competitors Ksplice includes Oracle from using the technology.
Oracle has completed the purchase of the company Ksplice announced that developed the same technology that allows the update of bug fixes in the Linux kernel without rebooting. In the future, Oracle wants to offer the Ksplice service as part of its Premier Support Programme. Oracle explicitly refers in his letter to the customer points out that the only users of the service Ksplice own Unbreakable Enterprise kernel is available. The support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Suse Enterprise Linux is not planned.
Comparison of Oracle’s own Linux (left) with the Red Hat (right) from one side is right.
In a presentation ( PDF ), Oracle’s own Linux variant (which has essentially on Red Hat Enterprise Linux is based) the product of Red Hat and raised here against the availability of “Zero Down Time Updates Ksplice with” proved to be an advantage. In the forum Slashdot IT news site after a call has been Ksplice Fork, for example, Red, loud.