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You can use the templates for Oracle Enterprise Linux.
According to Readme:
"The oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall package is installed in the templates
before the Oracle Linux 6 Update 4 templates. This package installs software
packages and sets system parameters that are required for Oracle single instance
and Real Application Cluster install for Oracle Linux Release 6.
This package creates the 'oracle' user, with an initial login group of 'oinstall',
a supplementary group of 'dba', and a home directory of /home/oracle. The
Oracle-validated package disables logins by the user 'oracle', and the password is
locked for the 'oracle' user by default. To enable the 'oracle' user account, log in
as the 'root' user to the guest virtual machine after it is booted."
If you choose to use OEL 6 Update 4 you can install the package using the package manager.
You are right. There is no VM template for just the database. I got in touch with an SE and he is asking me to use the RAC template (which i see for download), but then even with RAC1 there will be license implications. I swear there i saw one vm template before (just for the database).
More update from Oracle pre-sales : The database template was removed. I was asked to check with Oracle OVM team. I am in the process of getting a new CSI and will open a support case for inquiry.
I can't imagine why there wouldn't be a template for the standalone database. If the template is not provided then Oracle should stop advertising that it's available on the aforementioned pages.