Developer Tutorial: Live Patching Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 with Kpatch

Published Aug 5, 2020 6:50:27 PM / Last update: Aug 5, 2020
by KernelCare Team posted in Developer Blog

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Live patching allows you to update Linux kernel without rebooting your system. This approach is definitely a perfect solution for huge enterprises with interruption-sensitive services when pauses can cause toxic effects to the whole business. But kernel update is a must in today’s world full of vulnerabilities, security issues and gaps. Only a forehanded kernel update can guarantee trouble-free smooth operation of your business.

You might have already read our live kernel patching tutorials: Live patching Debian 10 Linux kernel with Kpatch and Live patching Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Linux kernel with Kpatch. And if not, consider them as useful materials to share with your colleagues and friends.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to patch Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 - UEK4 Linux kernel using Kpatch without rebooting it.

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Unknown Kernel Error While Using KernelCare: Troubleshooting Guide

Published Aug 4, 2020 12:40:48 PM / Last update: Aug 4, 2020
by KernelCare Team posted in unknown kernel

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What to do if you see the “Unknown kernel” error while using KernelCare.

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Monthly KernelCare Update - July 2020

Published Aug 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM / Last update: Aug 3, 2020
by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in monthly updates

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Every month we do a lot of under-the-hood improvements to KernelCare which you may not notice, but trust us, it makes your KernelCare experience better. We've decided to publish these updates on a monthly basis so you don’t miss any new features that will make your sysadmin work easier. Read the July update in this article.

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Does Live Kernel Patching Slow Systems Down?

Published Jul 30, 2020 7:02:20 PM / Last update: Aug 3, 2020
by KernelCare Team posted in Live Patching

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If you’re a systems administrator responsible for thousands of servers, even a small slowdown can cause serious technical problems for your enterprise, and cost it a lot of money as well. Does live kernel patching cause them, or help solve them? Read below to find out.

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How KernelCare Helped WebSliceEU Improve Its Hosting Operations

Published Jul 23, 2020 2:12:32 PM / Last update: Jul 23, 2020
by KernelCare Team posted in Case Study

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A Managed Services provider from Amsterdam, Webslice, was spending a lot of time and effort patching Linux kernel vulnerabilities. When it began using KernelCare, its kernel patching became much quicker and easier--and less expensive as well. Continue reading to find out more. 

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KernelCare+ and KernelCare Enterprise Now Include DataDog Integration

Published Jul 21, 2020 6:07:57 PM / Last update: Jul 28, 2020
by KernelCare Team posted in automation, integrations

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KernelCare is pleased to announce that our premium live patching editions - KernelCare+ and KernelCare Enterprise - are now integrated with the DataDog cloud infrastructure monitoring service. 

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Security Updates of Shared Libraries Without Restarts With KernelCare+

Published Jul 15, 2020 6:58:18 PM / Last update: Jul 30, 2020
by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCarePlus

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At 10 am EST on Thursday, 3 September 2020, we’ll be conducting a live webinar on how to update shared libraries without restarts, using KernelCare+. Sign up and join the conversation about the library-patching capabilities of this new KernelCare variant. 

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KernelCare agent updated - version 2.32 is available

Published Jul 15, 2020 11:02:58 AM / Last update: Jul 15, 2020
by Inessa Atmachian posted in KernelCare agent, Developer Blog, KernelCare Update

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Buy KernelCare with a Discount in CentOS® 6 ELS Bundle

Published Jul 14, 2020 4:04:11 PM / Last update: Jul 24, 2020
by KernelCare Team posted in KernelCare Blog

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KernelCare is now available with a 15% discount as part of a package with CloudLinux’s extended lifecycle support (ELS)* for CentOS® 6. This KernelCare & CentOS® 6 ELS package provides security protection to organisations still running CentOS® 6 after November of 2020 when the OS reaches its end-of-life. 

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KernelCare agent updated - version 2.31 is available

Published Jul 14, 2020 3:54:51 PM / Last update: Jul 15, 2020
by Inessa Atmachian posted in KernelCare, KernelCare agent, Developer Blog

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