Oracle Linux Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Oracle Linux competitors and alternatives
Consultant
Oracle Consultant / Infrastructure Platform Architect at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 22 2016

What is most valuable?

Solaris' most valuable features to me are its stability, scalability, dependability, RAS, HA, I know there are loads more TLA’s that can be used, and of course it’s grown into all the new cloud features, also, to be ready for the next generation. For Oracle, it’s Oracle; is there any better database? I’m biased. It can be used on the smallest device running a... more»

What needs improvement?

I’m working less and less with the OS it seems. Where I used to think, "I’d love them to improve this," I’ve heard that's exactly what they’ve done. Even the newest Oracle Mini Cluster only has a visual interface for deployment and management. The OS always needed and still does need more of a visual interface. Not to take anything away from the command line - I... more»
Real User
Cybersecurity & IT Professional (VirtualCIO) at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Nov 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Hyper-V and the updated PowerShell are among the best features that I have taken advantage of.

How has it helped my organization?

I have been able to support more VMs on Windows 2016 than on 2012 R2, using the same hardware. Additionally, the improvements in live migrations have been a plus in availability. We plan to take advantage of the improved storage replication... more»

What needs improvement?

Some of the elements of the Windows Server UI from 2012 R2 are better than what is found in 2016, especially the patch management. While it is nice to have the configuration options more centralized than in earlier versions of Windows, the... more»
Canonical
Real User
IT Manager at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 02 2017

What do you think of Ubuntu Linux?

Valuable Features 1. stable 2. easy upgradable 3. secure 4. light • Improvements to My Organization I always use it at home. • Room for Improvement Backoffice tools should be improved: xls and doc files should be edited with light and faster tools. • Use of Solution 15 years • Deployment Issues No. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Not applicable. Technical Support: Not applicable. • Previous Solutions First I used Fedora. I switched for stability reasons. • Initial Setup No. • Implementation Team By myself. • ROI Not applicable. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing Not applicable. • Other Solutions Considered Already answered. • Other...

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