Oracle is pleased to announce that Oracle Linux KVM now supports Canonical Ubuntu as a guest Operating System (OS) on top of Oracle Linux KVM.
Working to provide a best-in-class hybrid cloud solution, Oracle continues to introduce support for third party Linux distributions on top of Oracle Linux KVM and, today, we're announcing support for:
Canonical Ubuntu is the latest addition to the list of supported Guest OSs, which includes Oracle Linux/CentOS/Red Hat Linux 5/6/7/8, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12/15 and Microsoft Windows Desktop and Server releases.
For the complete list of supported Guest OSs you can refer to the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager 4.3 documentation.
Having the same supported Operating Systems is crucial in a hybrid cloud solution where data and applications need to easily move between public and private clouds for greater flexibility and more deployment options. The new Canonical Ubuntu and recent SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Guest-OSs supported on top of Oracle Linux KVM means there are no gaps between Oracle Linux KVM and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in term of supported Guest Operating Systems; Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Platform Images, available today:
Additionally, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Partner Images, configured with BYOS (Bring Your Own Support), provide:
bringing you the same list of Operating Systems as are available on-premises with Oracle Linux KVM and Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Linux KVM introduce the option to access all of the advantages of a hybrid cloud solution: