How to Get the Most from Oracle Linux on Oracle Cloud

Julie Wong
Product Management Director

There are many advantages to deploying Oracle Linux for running applications on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Oracle has developed tools, optimizations, services, and other enhancements that make it easier, more cost effective, and faster to deploy and manage Oracle Linux in Oracle Cloud.

What You Get Out of Oracle Linux

Oracle Cloud customers enjoy free Oracle Linux support, access to local yum servers and container registry mirrors in each region for faster downloads, frequently updated monthly Oracle Linux images, and custom Oracle Linux KVM, Oracle Cloud Developer, and Oracle Linux Storage Appliance images that enable the quick start of Oracle Linux environments in the cloud. Oracle Ksplice for zero downtime patching, Oracle Autonomous Linux, and the OS Management service help ensure greater reliability and security of your systems. All these services are available to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure customers at no additional cost.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers can gain significant cost savings and eliminate their support bills by switching to Oracle Linux on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure without reinstallation or coding changes.

To help you get the most out of some of these and other Oracle Linux tools, services, and enhancements for deploying, configuring, and managing Oracle Linux environments on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, we’ve made available simplified learning paths. The Cloud Deployment with Linux on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and OS Management on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure learning paths offer a series of free, short videos to help accelerate your journey to Oracle Cloud with Oracle Linux.

The following learning path videos can help get you started with Oracle Linux on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Deploying Components of your Cloud

Learn to build and administer Compute instances to support your solution in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Managing Security and Access to your Cloud

Learn to secure access to instances and manage traffic between virtual networks in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Networking your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Learn to build and administer virtual networks and gateways and manage instance networking and interfaces in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Using Storage on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Learn to discover and administer block volume storage and create shared cluster storage for instances.

Learning path videos are updated and new ones are added on an ongoing basis. So, check back regularly to see what’s new.

Want to Know More?

By signing up for an Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription, you can access more learning paths. You can also choose to validate your Oracle Cloud expertise through the various Oracle Cloud Associate and Professional certifications.

We've also introduced a new Oracle Help Center page to help you easily navigate to various documentation and training materials for using Oracle Linux on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Fast track your learning and discover how to take advantage of Oracle Linux on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure on your journey to the cloud today.


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