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Oracle Position on Oracle Linux Binary Compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Doc ID 549652.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 to Oracle Linux 8.0 [Release RHEL4 to OL8]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Kernel - Version: 4.0 to 7
Oracle Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux


Oracle Linux (OL) is 100% binary compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
This Note describes where to find Oracle's official policy statement about OL/RHEL binary compatibility.


This Note is intended for System Administrators, Application Developers, System Engineers, Site Planners/Architects and System Maintenance providers. It applies to Oracle Linux versions 4 through 8.


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