CloudLinux releases KernelCare, allowing automatic updating of Linux servers with no need to reboot

CloudLinux, the company responsible for developing the CloudLinux OS has released a new product called KernelCare. KernelCare is capable of automatically patching Linux Server security updates without having to reboot the servers. KernelCare loads patches using a module for with no impact on performance since those take only nanoseconds.

KernelCare is available for CentOS 6, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, CloudLinux OS 6 and OpenVZ (64-bit only). CloudLinux plans to add support for Debian and Ubuntu, as well as CentOS 5, RHEL 5, CloudLinux OS 5 within the next 60 days. In addition, RHEL 7 will be supported once it is out of beta. KernelCare is available via monthly subscription of $3.95 per server.

CloudLinux has its headquarters in Princeton, N.J. and development based in Donetsk Ukraine.