Blog about usage of Oracle's Enterprise Linux (OEL) aka "Unbreakable Linux" in a data center. Installation, configuration, tweaks, hacks, tips and tricks... whatever and all of the above, as we deploy Linux servers as the choice for all non-Microsoft services
Besides having the option to download installation media from Oracle (for which you must register), you can use the Oracle Public Yum Server to get packages. For instance, to help solve ad-hoc dependencies. This alleviates you from the need to keep a local mirror available for all Linux releases.