Oracle Linux 7.2 officially released

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Oracle Linux 7.2 is the new version of this Oracle distribution. It has now been officially released and has the Linux 3.18.13 kernel (Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel or UEK). As you know, this distribution is used in products from Oracle, the company that took over the Sun Microsystems business. The distro is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux or RHEL like many other enterprise-oriented distros.

Is the second release of Oracle Linux 7, where we can find the individual RPM packages for upgrade or the complete ISO image for download on the Oracle Cloud. The second release or update is loaded with improvements, some of the features that we can find in Oracle LInux 7.2 is the MySQL 5.6 version of the Oracle database.

Of course numerous problems that appeared in the previous version, 7.1, have been corrected for this second release, as well as a large number of improvements have been added. For example, the makedumpfile has now been updated to allow users to use sadump formats for kernel dumps of up to 16TB of physical memory. This can also be configured from the Anaconda installer during installation to make things easier and another change is that of the OpenSCAP 1.2.5 framework, an open source SCAP (Security Content AUtomation Protocol) ...


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