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Thought Patch Tuesday was a load? You’ll want to avoid this Oracle mega-advisory then • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/16/oracle_patch_bundle/

Patch your s4it!

Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to help Linux avoid lawsuits

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/10/microsoft-open-sources-60000-patents-to-help-linux/

Who would have thought this would ever happen after the “Linux is a cancer” quote many years ago.

Nice job Microsoft.

Oracle pours a mug o’ Java 11 for its addicts, tips pot of Binary Code License down the sink • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/26/oracle_java_11_binary_code_license/

I <3 “The Register”

Got Oracle? Got VMware? Going cloud? You could be stung for huge licensing fees • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/AMP/2016/02/24/oracle_vmware_license_headache/

Can’t we all just get along?

Oracle Database 18: Now in downloadable Linux flavour • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/25/oracle_database_18_downloadable/

I always appreciate The Register’s humor regarding Oracle.

Sleep is just a dream away.

LOL, that’s what happens after very little sleep for the week. I don’t ever recall that much deep and REM ever in a night.

Watch “Metallica: Sad But True (MetOnTour – Lisbon, Portugal – 2018)” on YouTube

The “cloud” is just hype…

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4130664-oracle-running-place

This sort of thing happens when you miss the boat.

Oracle effectively doubles licence fees to run its stuff in AWS • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/30/oracle_effectively_doubles_licence_fees_to_run_in_aws/

So sad they have to change the rules of the game to promote their cloud environment…

Patch your shit… – CVE-2016-5195

The threat is real…
https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2016/10/21/Linux-Kernel-Vulnerability
http://thehackernews.com/2016/10/linux-kernel-exploit.html

That is all.