Enterprise-grade operating system joins the most popular open source database for easy access by the Docker community
Oracle Ksplice technology: Allows the system administrator to apply online updates to the underlying OS kernel without interrupting the running applications inside the Docker containers. In addition to improving availability, this also increases security by allowing kernel security fixes to be applied without creating a maintenance window.
Multiversion support and Oracle’s Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel: Oracle Linux images on Docker are available for both Oracle Linux 6 and 7 and utilize Oracle’s latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. This provides an Oracle tested and supported container environment that gives developers and system administrators maximum flexibility to run Oracle Linux 6 or Oracle Linux 7 containers on either version of the OS.
Free to use, distribute, and update: The Docker images for Oracle Linux are available under the same model as Oracle Linux itself—simply download and use. Existing Oracle Linux customers receive support for Docker with their existing support agreements.
Flexibility with Oracle’s Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel: Since the latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel runs on both Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7, it allows users to choose which version of the OS they’d like to deploy on, potentially avoiding the need to update applications and increasing compatibility with other components.