We see more and more customers migrating from Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Linux. Companies like Dell are moving from Red Hat to Oracle Linux. Oracle Linux is optimized for Oracle workloads and all of Oracle hardware and engineered systems runs on Oracle Linux. Oracle Linux has the proven track record for performance and stability.
Not only can we run Oracle Databases on Oracle Linux but more and more customers are shifting their applications and middleware to Oracle Linux.
When you install and configure Oracle Linux, the screens do not look any different than the screens that you see for a Red Hat Linux installation. The following step-by-step set of instructions can be used to install Oracle Linux 6: