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Oracle Linux 8.3 template is now available

Oracle Linux 8.3 template is now available

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William Bell
June 9, 2021

Now, you can deploy a virtual server using Oracle Linux 8.3 template.

Oracle Linux brings the latest open source innovations and security optimizations for cloud deployment. Oracle Linux maintains user space compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), independent of the kernel version that underlies the operating system.

Oracle Linux 8.3 includes the UEK R6 on the installation image, along with the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK). UEK R6 is enabled and installed by default and is the default kernel on the first boot. UEK R6 kernel delivers more innovation than other commercial Linux kernels.

Oracle Linux 8.3 includes the following dynamic programming languages:

  • Ruby 2.7.1
  • Nodejs:14
  • python38:3.8
  • php:7.4
  • nginx:1.18
  • perl:5.30
  • squid:4 (version 4.11)
  • httpd:2.4
  • git packages 2.27

Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK):

  • lshw command provides additional CPU information
  • /dev/random and /dev/urandom conditionally powered by the Kernel Crypto API DRBG
  • Extended Berkeley Packet Filter added for kernel virtual machines (KVM)
  • libbpf support now available
  • Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx network adapter included and driver automatically loaded
  • TSX disabled by default on Intel CPUs that support disabling it

Infrastructure Services:

  • Bind (version 9.11)
  • Powertop (version 2.12)
  • Tuned (version 2.14.0)
  • tcpdump (version 4.9.3)
  • iperf3

Security:

  • gnutls (version 3.6.14)
  • Libreswan (version 3.32)
  • libseccomp library (version 2.4.3)
  • libkcapi (version 1.2.0)
  • libssh library (version 0.9.4)
  • setools (version 4.3.0)
  • stunnel (version 5.56)

The Oracle Linux 8.3 template is already available in the Control panel.

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