kpatch by Red Hat is a technology that updates Ubuntu kernels with important security patches without the need to reboot. It is offered as part of a Premium support subscription and only available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
KernelCare is distribution-agnostic and supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernels, as well as Oracle, CentOS, Amazon Linux, CloudLinux OS, Debian, Virtuozzo and many others, including Embedded Linux Distros.
Many customers come to us wanting to switch from kpatch to KernelCare. We provide a free 7-days trial and automation to migrate to KernelCare.
Different pricing packages & many distributions supported
KernelCare takes care of more than 30 Linux distributions and 3680 Linux Kernels
We do not overcharge – prices start from $2.25 per server per month
Trusted by Top Enterprise
$2.25 – $3.95
per server per month
$25 – $45
per server per year,
Available on a Premium support subscription
RedHat Enterprise Linux
Custom Kernels and more
|RHEL(No Support for RHEL 5 and 6), Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo|
|Patchset Distribution||Single patchset for all patches||No distribution channel,
patches are separate kernel modules
|Available for the new clients||YES||Only RedHat clients|
Free for 7 days.