A Robust Operating System - Look towards Oracle Linux
February 04, 2021

A Robust Operating System - Look towards Oracle Linux

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Overall Satisfaction with Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux is the most common Operating System used across the organization. Its the most versatile and stable operating system to host a variety of applications. Every application requires a platform and an operating system to run their application, and Oracle Linux makes the mark here.
  • Most stable and robust Operating System
  • Easy to apply patches
  • Easy to schedule jobs using crontab
  • Easy to use editor
  • A GUI based editor is something that can come in handy for any developer.
  • Auto update of patching is another feature that can come in handy
  • Oracle Linux is not that expensive and is easily affordable.
  • The performance of the OS is great and least number of issues have been reported.
I have used RedHat Linux in the past. They are very similar. Oracle Cloud provides Oracle Linux Image inbuilt as one of the delivered images and is used vastly for deploying application.
1. Patches can be applied using the Super User access. It is very easy to apply.
2.During Maintenance the OS is functioning.
3. The OS hosts a bunch of firewall rules blocking access to external connection and unopened ports
4. There is minimal downtime experienced for critical application owing to OS Maintenance.
Virtualization is managed by the Cloud Management. Virtual Machines VMs are provisioned , virtualization is taken care behind the scene.
There has been minimal need for any kind of support for Oracle Linux. The OS is robust and does not require recurring support.
For any application which is crucial , Oracle Linux is recommended. It is noticed that this platform requires least maintenance and works splendid. Very dependable.