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Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager adds support for Oracle Linux 7 Update 9 and the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 6

John Priest
Director of Product Management

Oracle is pleased to announce that the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager has expanded support for Oracle Linux KVM host to include Oracle Linux 7 Update 9 and the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 6 (UEK R6). The additions enable customers to access the capabilities introduced by the new Oracle Linux releases, particularly the latest hardware platform support. Oracle works with established x86 server partners to qualify their hardware on Oracle Linux and Oracle Linux KVM.  For a full listing of server partners that have certified their hardware with Oracle Linux 7 Update 9 and UEK R6 please consult the Oracle Linux and Virtualization Hardware Certification List.

The Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager is a server virtualization management platform can be easily deployed to configure, monitor, and manage an Oracle Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) environment with enterprise-grade performance and support from Oracle.  For more details about these updates and other features, please consult the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager Release Notes in the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager Documentation Library

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These updates were delivered in conjunction with the latest errata update release and extends the Oracle Linux 7 KVM host support (with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 and Release 6) offered with the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager 4.3. Individual RPM packages are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) and the Oracle Linux yum server. Oracle Linux ISO installation images are available for download from the Oracle Linux yum server and Oracle Software Delivery Cloud.

For more information about Oracle Linux and Virtualization, please visit oracle.com/linux and oracle.com/virtualization.

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