Oracle is pleased to announce that Oracle Container Services has passed the new Certified Kubernetes Conformance program.
"The new Certified Kubernetes Conformance Program gives enterprise organizations the confidence that workloads that run on any Certified Kubernetes Distribution or Platform will work correctly on any other version," said Dan Kohn, Executive Director, Cloud Native Computing Foundation. "The interoperability that this program ensures is essential to Kubernetes meeting its promise of offering a single open source software stack supported by many vendors that can deploy on any public, private or hybrid cloud."
Oracle Container Services 1.1.8 for use with Kubernetes is based on Kubernetes version 1.8.4, as released upstream. It is available for Oracle Linux 7 and is designed to integrate with the Oracle Container Runtime for Docker provided and supported by Oracle. Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes runs in a series of Docker containers and these images are available from the Oracle Container Registry.
Oracle provides a setup and configuration script that takes advantage of the kubeadm-setup.sh cluster configuration utility. This script eases the setup on Oracle Linux including configuration of networking, firewall, proxies and the initial cluster deployment, as well as providing additional support for backup and recovery.
Oracle Container Services 1.1.8 for use with Kubernetes is based on upstream Kubernetes 1.8.4 and includes the Kubernetes Dashboard.
Oracle Container Services 1.1.8 for use with Kubernetes is free to download from the Oracle Linux Yum Server. Customers are encouraged to use the latest updates for Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes that are released on the Oracle Linux Yum Server and on Oracle's Unbreakable Linux Network. You can use the standard yum update command to perform an upgrade.
For more information about how to install and configure Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes, please review the Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes User's Guide.