Oracle Linux 7.1 Released


Oracle developers announced release Oracle 7.1, a RHEL based enterprise GNU/Linux distribution.

From Release Annuoncement:
We're happy to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 1, the first update release for Oracle Linux 7. All packages are currently available on ULN and public yum; ISO installation images will be freely available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud soon.

Oracle Linux 7 Update 1 ships with the following kernel packages:
  • Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 3 (kernel-uek-3.8.13-55.1.6.el7uek) for x86-64
  • Red Hat Compatible Kernel (kernel-3.10.0-229.el7) for x86-64
Oracle Linux 7 update 1 provides the latest features and innovations, such as:
  • Linux container support using either Docker or LXC with UEK Release 3
  • Comprehensive dynamic tracing with DTrace and UEK Release 3
  • Production support for Btrfs with UEK Release 3
  • The latest 3rd party hardware support
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