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Oracle recommends that you use Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment to install Kubernetes and to facilitate container orchestration.

With the release of Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment Release 1.2, customers are advised that Oracle Linux Container Services for use with Kubernetes will no longer provide error correcting updates. Oracle recommends customers move to Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment to continue to receive updates.

Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment is a curated set of open source Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) projects that can be easily deployed, have been tested for interoperability, and for which enterprise-grade support is offered. With the Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment, Oracle provides the features for customers to develop microservices-based applications that can be deployed in environments that support open standards and specifications. Find out more at:

Oracle® Linux: Oracle Linux Container Services for use with Kubernetes User's Guide describes how to use Oracle Linux Container Services for use with Kubernetes, which is an implementation of the open-source, containerized application management platform known as Kubernetes . Oracle provides additional tools, testing and support to deliver this technology with confidence. Kubernetes integrates with container products like Docker to handle more complex deployments where clustering may be used to improve the scalability, performance and availability of containerized applications. Detail is provided on the advanced features of Kubernetes and how it can be installed, configured and used on Oracle Linux 7.

This document describes functionality and usage available in the most current release of the product.

Document generated on: 2020-12-01 (revision: 11214)


This document is intended for administrators who need to install, configure and use Kubernetes on Oracle Linux 7. It is assumed that readers are familiar with web and virtualization technologies and have a general understanding of the Linux operating system.

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