“This article is from The SUSE Insider, a technical quarterly publication for SUSE customers to help them get the most value from their SUSE solutions.” All you need to know to take advantage of live kernel patching and improve your uptime. This article not only covers the “why,” “when,” “who,” “what” and “how”; it gives you caveats and tips to navigate any possible rough spots…
August 12, 2015 11:22 am5,237 views
November 18, 2014 3:26 pm3,076 views
It’s always be fun at SUSECon. And this year at SUSECon, we’re happy to announce a long-anticipated new offering: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching. This offering is based on the kGraft project — and can perform critical kernel patches without rebooting your server, maximizing your up-time and service availability. Now you have one more tool to go Towards Zero […]
March 28, 2014 10:55 am1,837 views
Check out this slideshow about live patching of the Linux kernel using kGraft. Vojtech Pavlik, the Director of SUSE labs, lays out some important info such as: Why live patching is so much better than rebooting — especially for mission-critical servers How kGraft works Limitations of kGraft He also includes excellent details about: Exactly where […]
March 28, 2014 10:35 am4,669 views
SUSE has released kGraft to the public, the technology it developed to deliver live, run-time patching of the Linux kernel. Unlike other technologies, kGraft doesn’t require stopping the kernel even for short periods, making it easier for IT staff to install critical security and other patches without system downtime. “Originally a research project from SUSE […]
February 16, 2014 12:28 pm2,150 views
In the 2 weeks since we announced the existence of kGraft, there have been many questions about how this solution for live-patching the Linux kernel works. And because (moving) pictures often speak louder than words, here is a video of kGraft in action on the official SUSE YouTube channel.
February 7, 2014 7:59 am4,642 views
Vojtěch’s announcement about kGraft started a number of interesting discussions, e.g. at LWN, Reddit, and German Heise. All of those discussions have some common topics. One of these is the question whether a live kernel patching solution such as kGraft is necessary at all.
January 31, 2014 7:49 am52,637 views