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"I use the free version, so I don't have any license fees.""It's an open-source solution that can be used free of charge.""It is not a very expensive solution."

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Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization are powerful open source foundation products optimized for building both Private and Public Cloud Infrastructure. They provide a secure, scalable, and flexible platform for running both legacy and next generation Cloud Native Applications. As the foundation for Oracle’s Public and Managed Clouds, customers benefit from the comprehensive co-engineering which ensures a robust and highly manageable platform that is battle-tested in one of the worlds largest public clouds.. Unlike many other commercial Linux distributions, Oracle Linux is easy to download and completely free to use, free to distribute, and free to update. And Oracle Linux Support levels are simple and low cost, featuring Premier lifetime support, access to additional management tools such as Oracle Enterprise Manager, zero-downtime kernel updates using Ksplice, and access to award-winning Oracle support resources and customer support specialists.

For more information on Oracle Linux, visit Oracle.com/linux and see a whitepaper here

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Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Linux vs. Ubuntu Linux and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
442,141 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Oracle Linux is ranked 5th in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 2 reviews while Ubuntu Linux is ranked 1st in Operating Systems (OS) for Business with 16 reviews. Oracle Linux is rated 8.0, while Ubuntu Linux is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Linux writes "Easy development of professional-looking web pages but support is terrible". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ubuntu Linux writes "A stable, user-friendly solution that has good standardization, visualization, and package management". Oracle Linux is most compared with Red Hat Linux (RHEL), Oracle Solaris, CentOS, SUSE Linux Enterprise and Windows Server, whereas Ubuntu Linux is most compared with Windows Server, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise and Windows 10. See our Oracle Linux vs. Ubuntu Linux report.

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