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Announcing Oracle Container Services 1.1.9 for use with Kubernetes

Avi Miller
Director of Product Management, Oracle Linux

Certified Kubernetes 1.9Oracle is pleased to announce the first supported release of Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes®.

Release Information

Oracle Container Services 1.1.9 for use with Kubernetes is based on Kubernetes version 1.9.1, 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. These images are available from the Oracle Container Registry.

Features in this release of Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes include upstream Kubernetes 1.9 software packaged for Oracle Linux, setup and configuration utilities, the Kubernetes Dashboard software, cluster backup and restore tools and integration testing for use with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Oracle has provided and tested a setup and configuration script that takes advantage of the kubeadm cluster configuration utility. This setup script eases configuration and setup on Oracle Linux and provides additional support for backup and recovery.

Installation and Update

Oracle Container Services 1.1.9 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.

Oracle does not support Kubernetes on systems where the ol7_preview, ol7_developer, or ol7_developer_EPEL yum repositories or ULN channels are enabled, or where software from these repositories, or channels, is currently installed on the systems where Kubernetes runs.

Support

This release of Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes is made available for Oracle Linux 7 and is designed to integrate with Oracle Container Runtime for Docker. Support is available to customers having an Oracle Linux Premier support subscription and is restricted to the combination of Oracle Container Services for Kubernetes and Oracle Container Runtime for Docker on Oracle Linux 7. Refer to Oracle Linux 7 License Information User Manual for information about Oracle Linux support levels.

 

Kubernetes® is a registered trademark of The Linux Foundation in the United States and other countries, and is used pursuant to a license from The Linux Foundation.

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