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When a microprocessor vulnerability rocked the tech industry last year, companies scrambled to patch nearly every server they had

"In Oracle's case, that meant patching the operating system on about 1.5 million Linux-based servers," writes Alan Zeichick in Forbes.

"Oracle finished the job in just 4 hours, without taking down the applications the servers ran, by using Oracle's own automation technology.

The technology involved is at the heart of Oracle Autonomous Linux, which the company announced at Oracle OpenWorld 2019 in San Francisco last month. Oracle has been using Autonomous Linux to run its own Generation 2 Cloud infrastructure, and now it is available at no cost to Oracle Cloud customers..."

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