Oracle Linux 7.0 released
Posted on: 07/23/2014 08:06 PM

Oracle has released Oracle Linux 7.0, based on RHEL7

Oracle Linux 7.0 released

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Oracle Linux 7 is now available
By Michele Casey on Jul 23, 2014

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7. Oracle Linux 7 offers the latest innovations and improvements to support customers and partners in developing and deploying business critical applications across the data center and into the cloud. Features include:

Btrfs Oracle Linux 7
Linux Containers (LXC)
Ksplice for zero-downtime kernel security updates and bug fixes
Xen enhancements
Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 3
systemd, a new service and system manager
Grub2 as the default boot loader with support for additional firmware types, such as UEFI
Support for in-place upgrades from Oracle Linux 6.5 to Oracle Linux 7

Listen to Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Engineering at Oracle, discuss the benefits of Oracle Linux 7.

Oracle Linux 7 is available today and can be downloaded from Oracle's Software Delivery Cloud. Please review the Release Notes and Oracle Linux documentation for details about the latest features and known issues.

For additional information, please read our press release and visit

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