Oracle Linux 8 Application Stream Life Cycle

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    Introduction

    Oracle Linux 8 introduces the concept of Application Streams (AppStreams), where multiple versions of user-space components can be delivered and updated more frequently than the core operating system packages. Application Streams contain all of the necessary system components and a range of applications that were previously distributed in Software Collections, as well as other products and programs.

    Details

    While the core operating system packages (the BaseOS repository on the Oracle Linux 8 ISO) retain a standard Oracle Linux support life cycle, the separate set "AppStream" packages may have their own major version releases and shorter lifespans from 2 to 5 years, as defined in the table below:

     

    Module

    Stream

    Release Date

    Retirement Date

    Release

    authd

    authd 1.4.4

    July 2019

    May 2021

    8.0.0

    container-tools

    container-tools 1

    July 2019

    May 2021

    8.0.0

    dotnet

    dotnet 2.1

    July 2019

    Aug 2021

    8.0.0

    git

    git 2.18

    July 2019

    May 2021

    8.0.0

    httpd

    httpd 2.4

    July 2019

    May 2024

    8.0.0

    Identity Management

    Identity Management DL1

    July 2019

    May 2024

    8.0.0

    mariadb

    mariadb 10.3

    July 2019

    May 2023

    8.0.0

    maven

    maven 3.5

    July 2019

    May 2022

    8.0.0

    mercurial

    mercurial 4.8

    July 2019

    May 2022

    8.0.0

    mysql

    mysql 8

    July 2019

    Apr 2023

    8.0.0

    nginx

    nginx 1.14

    July 2019

    May 2021

    8.0.0

    nodejs

    nodejs 10

    July 2019

    Apr 2021

    8.0.0

    openjdk

    openjdk 1.8.0

    July 2019

    Jun 2023

    8.0.0

    openjdk 11

    July 2019

    Oct 2024

    8.0.0

    perl

    perl 5.24

    July 2019

    May 2021

    8.0.0

    php

    php 7.2

    July 2019

    May 2021

    8.0.0

    postgres

    postgresql 10

    July 2019

    May 2024

    8.0.0

    postgresql 9.6

    July 2019

    Nov 2021

    8.0.0

    python

    python 2.7

    July 2019

    Jun 2024

    8.0.0

    redis

    redis 5

    July 2019

    May 2022

    8.0.0

    ruby

    ruby 2.5

    July 2019

    Feb 2021

    8.0.0

    scala

    scala 2.1

    July 2019

    May 2022

    8.0.0

    swig

    swig 3

    July 2019

    May 2022

    8.0.0

    varnish

    varnish 6

    July 2019

    May 2022

    8.0.0

    Notes

    • Oracle Linux Extended Support is not planned to cover Oracle Linux 8 Application Streams.

    References