Although the source code for Oracle's "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel" (UEK) kernel is already available through the company's own server, the organization is now releasing it to GitHub to increase the popularity of its Linux patch release.
Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel will continue to focus on performance and stability while working with RHEL-derived Oracle Linux distributions. They now want to publish their source code changes to GitHub, increase UEK exposure, and increase use of users. .
Projects include the legacy UEK2 kernel based on Linux 3.0, and the latest UEK4 kernel from Linux 4.14 LTS sources. The code has all been hosted toGitHub repositoryIt should be noted that although the source code is hosted in a repository, the master branch of the repository only holds the project documentation. You need to switch to branch/UEK-version to see the actual source code.
Oracle on its blogAnnouncedThis news, and said that since 2007, Oracle has contributed more than 400,000 lines of code for the Linux kernel.
Some information about each version of UEK