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Score 8.3 out of 100

Oracle Linux

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Oracle Linux is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.2

Cisco NX-OS

82%
13 Ratings
8.7

Oracle Linux

87%
96 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco NX-OS

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Oracle Linux

80%
1 Rating

Usability

8.2

Cisco NX-OS

82%
1 Rating

Oracle Linux

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.2

Cisco NX-OS

82%
10 Ratings

Oracle Linux

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

7.9

Cisco NX-OS

79%
3 Ratings
8.4

Oracle Linux

84%
86 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.0

Cisco NX-OS

80%
10 Ratings

Oracle Linux

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco NX-OS

This easy solution can be a great help for the big companies on easy multiple data processing and effective networking solutions for the various departments and also generating the real-time data reports with Cisco NX-OS is excellent. For the new users, it takes no time to become a pro on full manipulation of the features and offer the best and quality management services.
Rahim Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux is a very good and useful combination of the stability of Rhel and support for Oracle Databases. Our organisation uses an application and a database combo that we offer to the client but after the inclusion of Oracle Linux into our infrastructure, the provision and the operation cost are reduced significantly. So I would recommend using Oracle Linux when you are using multiple on-premises DB servers and want to move to a more secure, organised, and fast operating system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco NX-OS

  • Cisco NX-OS is very simple to use and user friendly CLI
  • NX-OS has a modular config so easy to configure.
  • NX-OS comes up with copp policy where we can define most of our system level ontrols instead of defining separate ACLs
Ramesh Kaka | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

  • As our website is experiencing high traffic on weekdays, Oracle Linux makes it possible to manage the traffic without burning out the system resources.
  • A complete Linux solution that improves the performance of all workloads and is optimized–out of the box–for Oracle software which we are using for our databases.
  • We have moved a lot of CentOS systems to Oracle Linux due to its ability to work on high workloads and agility.
Ashish S | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco NX-OS

  • Being used to Catalyst IOS the change in some commands gets annoying
  • It also came with a new license model compared to IOS devices
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

  • TigerVNC needs some fine tuning in Oracle Linux 8.4.
  • AutoTuning of Kernal Parameters for Oracle Databases based on the available hardware resources.
  • Embedded IPA Solutions to manage large number of Oracle Linux Systems.
  • Simple commands for LUN management.
  • Proactive SELinux policy violation message to administrator's mailbox.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco NX-OS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Oracle Linux

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Usability

Cisco NX-OS

Cisco NX-OS 8.2
Based on 1 answer
NX-OS has many similarities with the traditional IOS which is quite beneficial when it comes to configuration and learning. As a native Linux system, there are a lot of tools and features that can be enabled for any use case.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Cisco NX-OS

Cisco NX-OS 8.2
Based on 10 answers
Indeed, the latency is very, very low on the Nexus switches. As well, the VPC concept is quite easy to understand and to implement and is working perfectly with servers. So far, we didn't use much automation (unfortunately, we don't have much time and knowledge about this). But we can run scripts with [Cisco] NX-OS, which is really appreciable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cisco NX-OS

Cisco NX-OS 7.9
Based on 3 answers
Cisco support never fails me. In terms of timely response, no one is on par with them. They really value the impact of having technical issues and potential business stoppage. Also, their support staff are well equipped with knowledge and skills and easily resolve the most common incidents. Most of the time, we can resolve an issue by just calling them once.
John Patrick Duro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux 8.4
Based on 86 answers
One of the most robust Linux distributions is Redhat, its forks have given rise to infinite business models and distributions that have defined the market. Oracle Linux, obviously developed by the tech giant Oracle, is constantly releasing a flexible and incredibly stable product while adding its own bunch of new features. Among the most notable is the "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel" (UEK).
kibrom Haftu✔ | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco NX-OS

I have tried out Aruba's core switches. I would say that Cisco NX-OS is a better option for a core switch if resilience is critical. You are also going to tend to spend more money on NX-OS.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

The Oracle Linux definitely comes on the top when it comes down to being easily available as its platform-independent. This is where the masses lie as we have moved to a hybrid work environment where keeping everyone on the same devices is no more required. Linux stands out as it allows the industry workers to implement BYOD in all environments. Software as a service is truly done by Linux. I don’t want to switch to other platforms anymore.
Eram Fatema Sayed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cisco NX-OS

Cisco NX-OS 8.0
Based on 10 answers
Excellent security is offered by the network operating system and the best power with effective scalability. Easy on security configuration and setting. Performance is also the best and very cost-effective and the data management capabilities are a very high and reliable tool that gathers all the network operations control in one room.
Veronica Derrick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Cisco NX-OS

  • Stable NX-OS gives peace of mind.
  • Performance and security is top class.
  • Documentation is very good to learn and refer later.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Linux

  • Zero-downtime automated patching for kernel, hypervisor, and critical user-space libraries.
  • Optimized–out of the box–for Oracle software.
  • A single support offering includes Linux, virtualization, management, HA, and cloud-native computing tools.
  • Available on-premise, in the cloud, and as Autonomous Linux.
  • The system has a graphical and command-line interface, which makes it very complete and superior to other similar products.
  • Security
  • Compatible with multiple types of hardware. If we need to upgrade our hardware, the idea of not having to change OSs or platforms is a huge benefit.
  • Managing Memory usage.
Pravin Wagh | TrustRadius Reviewer

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