Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

April 25, 2018 3:08 pm


By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 12, 2015 11:22 am


By: ssalgy

March 28, 2014 10:55 am


Slideshow: Live Kernel Patching with kGraft

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 […]

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By: ssalgy

March 28, 2014 10:35 am


kGraft Live Kernel Patching now available for download

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 […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

February 7, 2014 7:59 am


Do We Need "kGraft" at All?

Editor's Note:  kGraft is now available for download. 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 […]

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