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Quickly deploy Oracle Linux Virtual Machines on Oracle VM and Oracle Private Cloud Appliance

John Priest
Director of Product Management

Oracle Linux 8 update 3 and Oracle Linux 7 update 9 templates are now available!

Deploying applications in virtualized environments can be time consuming, complex, and error prone. Oracle VM solves these problems with Oracle VM templates. Oracle VM templates provide an innovative approach to deploying a fully configured software stack by offering pre-installed and pre-configured software images. Use of Oracle VM templates eliminates installation and configuration costs and reduces ongoing maintenance costs, helping organizations achieve faster time to market and lower cost of operations.

The latest versions of the Oracle Linux operating system templates have just been released and can be used with your Oracle VM or Private Cloud Appliance (PCA) installations. Oracle Linux 8 update 3 and Oracle Linux 7 Update 9 templates can be used to quickly set up new virtual machines with the latest Oracle Linux guest operating systems.

Oracle Linux 8 Update 3 Template for Oracle VM

The Oracle Linux 8 template has been released to support Oracle Linux 8 update 3 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 6 Update 1.

This new template can be downloaded from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Search for "Oracle VM 3 Templates for Oracle Linux 8" and select one of the three options:

  • REL: Oracle VM 3 Templates for Oracle Linux 8 1.0.0.0.0 - The Oracle Linux 8 update 3 template
  • REL: Oracle VM 3 Templates for Oracle Linux 8 Documentation 1.0.0.0.0 - Readme file with information about the template and creating an Oracle VM guest virtual machines from the template
  • DLP: Oracle VM 3 Template (OVF) for Oracle Linux 8 1.0.0.0.0 - Download package containing both the template and the documentation

Oracle Linux 7 Update 9 Template for Oracle VM

The Oracle Linux 7 template has been updated to include support for Oracle Linux 7 update 9 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 6This new template can be downloaded from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Search for "Oracle VM 3 Templates for Oracle Linux 7" and select one of the three options:

  • REL: Oracle VM 3 Templates for Oracle Linux 7 1.0.0.0.0 - The Oracle Linux 7 update 9 template
  • REL: Oracle VM 3 Templates for Oracle Linux 7 Documentation 1.0.0.0.0 - Readme file with information about the template and creating an Oracle VM guest virtual machines from the template
  • DLP: Oracle VM 3 Template (OVF) for Oracle Linux 7 1.0.0.0.0 - Download package containing both the template and the documentation

Oracle Virtualization and Private Cloud Appliance information

Additional information can found on the Oracle VM Server for x86 website and the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance website.

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