Supported Machine Images for Oracle Compute Cloud Service

A machine image is a template of a virtual hard disk of a specific size with an installed operating system. You need a machine images to create virtual machine instances in Oracle Compute Cloud Service. Oracle Compute Cloud Service supported many operating system images, some of them are provided by Oracle itself.  Oracle partners also provide operating system images which are compatible with Oracle Compute Cloud Service. Please see below complete list of options and images, available to you to create Oracle compute instance.

Option 1: Oracle provided images

Operating System Versions
Oracle Linux Oracle Linux 6.4, 6.6, 6.8, 7.1 and 7.2
Microsoft Windows 2008 R2

2012 R2

Oracle Solaris Oracle Solaris 11.3

Option 2: Oracle Partner provided images.

Operating System Versions
Ubuntu Ubuntu Server 14.04-LTS amd64

Ubuntu Server 15.10 amd64

Ubuntu Server 12.04-LTS amd64

CentOS CentOS 6 and 7
Debian Debian 8 (Jessie)
SUSE SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12


Option 3: Build your own Machine Image

You can build private images using x86, 64-bit versions of the following operating systems:

Operating System Versions
Oracle Linux 6.4 UEK3 and UEK4

6.6 UEK3 and UEK4

6.7 UEK4 and UEK4

6.8 UEK3

7.1 UEK3

7.2 UEK3

Oracle Solaris Oracle Solaris 11.3