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IT Infrastructure Engineer at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Easy to use, stable, and good support

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for business as an operating system for applications.

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The security could improve in the solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used Oracle Linux for many years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 1,000 users using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have been satisfied with the technical support from Oracle.

What about the implementation team?

We have a team of 10 that does the implementation and maintenance of the solution.

What's my experience with

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for business as an operating system for applications.

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The security could improve in the solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used Oracle Linux for many years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 1,000 users using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have been satisfied with the technical support from Oracle.

What about the implementation team?

We have a team of 10 that does the implementation and maintenance of the solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We pay for a license for this solution annually.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution.

I rate Oracle Linux an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Director at a tech vendor with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 5
Scalable, straightforward installation, but could be more secure

What is our primary use case?

We use Oracle Linux as an operating system in my organization.

What needs improvement?

The security and integration could improve.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Oracle Linux for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Oracle Linux is scalable. We have approximately 10 people using this solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support could improve by being more knowledgeable, faster, and friendly.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward and it did not take very long.

What about the implementation team?

When you install…

What is our primary use case?

We use Oracle Linux as an operating system in my organization.

What needs improvement?

The security and integration could improve.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Oracle Linux for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Oracle Linux is scalable.

We have approximately 10 people using this solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support could improve by being more knowledgeable, faster, and friendly.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward and it did not take very long.

What about the implementation team?

When you install Oracle Linux you will need to have help from consultants and integrators.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Oracle Linux a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Manager at a transportation company with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Simple to install, easy to use, and highly stable

What is our primary use case?

We are using Oracle Linux for our database.

What is most valuable?

Oracle Linux is very secure making it one of the most valuable features. Additionally, it is easy to manage.

What needs improvement?

Oracle Linux could improve by having more documentation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Oracle Linux for approximately 12 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is highly stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 100 users using this solution in my organization.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward because there are a lot of documents available to follow.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Oracle…

What is our primary use case?

We are using Oracle Linux for our database.

What is most valuable?

Oracle Linux is very secure making it one of the most valuable features. Additionally, it is easy to manage.

What needs improvement?

Oracle Linux could improve by having more documentation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Oracle Linux for approximately 12 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is highly stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 100 users using this solution in my organization.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward because there are a lot of documents available to follow.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Oracle Linux a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Sales Manager at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Reseller
Top 10
Stable, scalable, and low-cost solution

What needs improvement?

Areas for improvement would be the manager and the use of case space coordinates.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for nine years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Oracle Linux is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This product is scalable.

How are customer service and support?

Technical support needs to improve their response time.

How was the initial setup?

Implementation was easy.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This is a low-cost solution.

What other advice do I have?

This is a good solution for implementation. I would rate this solution as ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this

What needs improvement?

Areas for improvement would be the manager and the use of case space coordinates.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for nine years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Oracle Linux is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This product is scalable.

How are customer service and support?

Technical support needs to improve their response time.

How was the initial setup?

Implementation was easy.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This is a low-cost solution.

What other advice do I have?

This is a good solution for implementation. I would rate this solution as ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Chief Executive Officer CEO at IT CROWD S.A.S
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Resource-light solution with binary compatibility

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the binary compatibility i.e. that Oracle Linux is 100% compatible with Red Hat Linux. In addition, Oracle Linux uses fewer resources than Red Hat, so the maximum resources are available to applications.

What needs improvement?

In the next release, I would like for Autonomous Linux to be available to all users so that the OS administration can be automated.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for over twelve years.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously I worked with Red Hat Linux.

What other advice do I have?

I would give this product a rating of ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the binary compatibility i.e. that Oracle Linux is 100% compatible with Red Hat Linux. In addition, Oracle Linux uses fewer resources than Red Hat, so the maximum resources are available to applications.

What needs improvement?

In the next release, I would like for Autonomous Linux to be available to all users so that the OS administration can be automated.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for over twelve years.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously I worked with Red Hat Linux.

What other advice do I have?

I would give this product a rating of ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
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Faustine Chisasa
Engineering Supervisor- Corporate Data Solutions and Services at TZ Telecoms. Corporation
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Compatible with RedHat operating systems, offers fast DNS queries, and is easily secured

What is our primary use case?

We use Oracle Linux for our DNS servers.

How has it helped my organization?

We have seen a remarkable improvement as DNS queries are fast and the platforms can be easily secured with no worries of security issues arising due to unpatched systems.

What is most valuable?

There is full compatibility with RedHat-based operating systems, in particular Centos, which we widely deployed before Oracle Linux (OL).

What needs improvement?

For usability, the GUI options during the initial setup could be included with advanced OS tuning and optimization, currently as with most Linux systems that can be done via  CLI.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Oracle Linux for more than nine months.

What is our primary use case?

We use Oracle Linux for our DNS servers.

How has it helped my organization?

We have seen a remarkable improvement as DNS queries are fast and the platforms can be easily secured with no worries of security issues arising due to unpatched systems.

What is most valuable?

There is full compatibility with RedHat-based operating systems, in particular Centos, which we widely deployed before Oracle Linux (OL).

What needs improvement?

For usability, the GUI options during the initial setup could be included with advanced OS tuning and optimization, currently as with most Linux systems that can be done via  CLI.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Oracle Linux for more than nine months.

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