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    Is kernelcare worth it?
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    Is kernelcare worth it?

    Kind of getting tired of constant security updates. Rebooting is always a bit stressful. Can only do that during off hours which adds to the stress.

    So thinking of getting kernelcare. It's not too expensive but adds up if you have a lot of servers.

    Curious what peoples opinions are about it.

    Thanked by 1tridinebandim


    • Linux 4.0 will have rebootless kernel updates so in a year your problems will go away. If it's that much stress I'd say go ahead and pay for it, at least on the essential servers that require uptime.

    • smansman Member

      I would say 4.0 is several years away from anything we are doing. More likely we will be using Kpatch when we upgrade to CE7 in a year or two.

    • AnthonySmithAnthonySmith Top Provider

      Imo its not expensive at all it really does not add up unless you are talking hundreds and hundreds of servers and if you are they have a noc scale price system anyway and you get patches pre disclosure in some cases so yeah... Worth its weight in gold.

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    • It's worth it.


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