Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Cloud Native Environment Release 1.5. This release includes extended load-balancer capabilities, and enhanced security and compliance features that enable customers to have a virtually transparent experience when running Oracle Cloud Native Environment on-premises or on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Oracle Cloud Native Environment is an integrated suite of software components for the development and management of cloud native applications. Based on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Open Container Initiative standards, Oracle Cloud Native Environment delivers a simplified framework for installation, update, upgrade, and configuration of key features for orchestrating microservices.
The main enhancements in Oracle Cloud Native Environment 1.5 are focused on aspects of multicloud deployment including:
Oracle Cloud Native Environment is installed using packages from the Unbreakable Linux Network or the Oracle Linux yum server and container images from the Oracle Container Registry. Existing deployments can be upgraded in place using the `
olcnectl module update` command.
You can install Oracle Cloud Native Environment by following the instructions in the getting started guide. You can also update Oracle Cloud Native Environment by following the updates and upgrades guide.
Support for Oracle Cloud Native Environment is included with an Oracle Linux Premier Support subscription.
A 20-years Oracle veteran, Simon Coter is an experienced product manager and open source community member. He leads a team responsible for several Oracle Linux and Virtualization offerings, including Oracle Linux, the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux, Oracle Cloud Native Environment, Oracle Linux KVM, Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager, Oracle Linux Automation Manager, Gluster, Oracle VM, and VirtualBox. Prior to this, Simon was a technical consultant focused on project management, architectures definition, sizing and implementation, best practices, and technical references for customers.