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Updated Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database now available!

Simon Coter
Senior Manager, Oracle Linux and Virtualization Product Management

We are proud to announce the updated release of Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database, Single Instance, and Oracle Real Application Clusters.

Oracle VM Templates provide a fast and easy way of deploying a Single Instance Oracle Database or an Oracle RAC cluster in Oracle VM, for test and production environments.

This updated release includes ALL the latest bits for Oracle Database Releases (,, and patched to July 2019 PSU/RUOracle Linux release 7.7 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Release 2 (4.14.35-1902.5.2). The latest bits now available are:

Additional Oracle Database releases are available. Details can be found in the My Oracle Support Note ID 1185244.1

Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database provide a framework that automates the creation of a Single Instance, Oracle Restart (Single Instance/HA), or an Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) configuration in an Oracle VM environment. In a matter of minutes, the versatile and powerful Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database can be cloned into any number of VMs and deployed as a Single Instance, Oracle Restart (Single Instance/HA) or Oracle Real Application Cluster instance.


To get further details on Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database:

In related news, we are also working to get updated Oracle Database image on Oracle Cloud MarketPlace, making it easy to deploy updated Oracle Database releases on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

This solution offers the same easy, automated deployment experience as with Oracle VM Templates, which have been proven and available for many years.

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