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Announcing the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Update 3 for Oracle Linux

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The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) for Oracle Linux provides the latest open source innovations and key optimizations and security to enterprise cloud workloads. It is the Linux kernel that powers Oracle Cloud and Oracle Engineered Systems such as Oracle Exadata Database Machine as well as Oracle Linux on Intel-64, AMD-64 or ARM hardware.

UEK R5 Update 3 is based on the mainline kernel version 4.14.35. Through actively monitoring upstream check-ins and collaboration with partners and customers, Oracle continues to improve and apply critical bug and security fixes to the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) R5 for Oracle Linux. This update includes several new features, added functionality, and bug fixes across a range of subsystems.

UEK R5 Update 3 can be recognized with release number starting with 4.14.35-1902.300.

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    The Oracle Linux team has released Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Update 3 as the newest version of their optimized downstream Linux kernel catering to cloud workloads.

    Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R5 Update 3 is based off the Linux 4.14.35 upstream kernel but with extra patches atop. The focus for R5 Update 3 is on offering better 64-bit ARM (AArch64) architecture support, on-demand paging support, an XFS file-system deadlock fix, virtualization updates, and various driver updates back-ported to the kernel.

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    Most people may not have heard about the influence of Oracle in the Linux community. If you’re not aware, Oracle ranks among the top fifteen all-time and top ten contributors in every Linux kernel version.

    Not only that, Oracle also holds the title of building the world’s first autonomous OS, Oracle Linux, which features the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK). Hence, Oracle always integrates UEK with upstream Linux kernel to provide high stability and performance. In addition to the regular changes, Oracle has announced new update 3 for the current UEK release 5.

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