ClickCease KernelCare Blog Archives - TuxCare

Bad Reasons to Update Your...

Freshen up with something new and improved – if it’s as simple as applying a software update…. well, why not? That’s a tempting argument to make for things like updating...

Key points to consider during...

Proof of value (POV) is a key step in the buying process. It allows tech teams to test a product or service to find out whether it is fit for...

Monthly KernelCare Update – April...

Our April 2021 blog post is out. We’ve got lots to tell you about, so let’s get started. First up, we highlight UChecker, a tool that checks for vulnerable libraries...

Monthly KernelCare Update – March...

In this month’s update, we highlight CVEs that just won’t die. We’ve also published some critical information regarding live patching the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub with KernelCare IoT integrations. Additionally,...

Amazon Kernel Live Patching: Overview...

We know that frequently updating Linux kernels is critical to the safety of cloud environments – kernels are, after all, a cybersecurity blind spot. But updating kernels is time-consuming and...

Cloud Servers Need Updating...

Cloud provisioning has steadily replaced locally hosted servers. It’s simply much faster, and often cheaper, to fire up cloud-hosted Linux VMs to handle workloads and to scale in response to...

Canonical Livepatch: Overview of Enterprise...

Server live patching is an essential tool that reduces system downtime, lowers maintenance expenses, and enhances security. Initially introduced in 2008, live patching is an automatic system for applying kernel...

Ksplice: Overview of Enterprise Live...

  Before 2008, the only way to install new patches to Linux kernels was the yum update kernel command. It quickly became clear that those who use 24/7 servers would...

Buy KernelCare with a Discount...

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...

Updating Linux Kernel Without Reboots...

Updating Linux kernels is a routine – as dull as taxes and only slightly less inconvenient than death. New security vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel seem to appear with tedious...

SACK Panic & Slowness: KernelCare...

Netflix has a new hit on its hands. They’ve discovered new Linux kernel vulnerabilities and describe how a properly formed TCP network packet can cause the kernel to panic or...

How to Secure Linux by...

If anyone tells you that they know how to secure linux, but they fail to mention live patching – don’t listen to them. Keeping servers automatically up to date is...

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