[CentOS] Is Oracle a real alternative to Centos?

Wed Dec 9 10:26:38 UTC 2020
Rainer Traut <tr.ml at gmx.de>


Am 08.12.20 um 19:03 schrieb Jon Pruente:
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 11:54 AM Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:

>> Based on my extremely limited knowledge around Oracle Linux, it sounds
>> like that might be a go-to solution for Centos refugees.
>> But is it, really?
> KVM is a subscription feature. They want you to run Oracle VM Server for
> x86 (which is based on Xen) so they can try to upsell you to use the Oracle
> Cloud. There's other things, but that stood out immediately.
> Oracle Linux FAQ (PDF):
> https://www.oracle.com/a/ocom/docs/027617.pdf

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