Way back on 16th July, Mageia released the new version 6 of its Mandrake-esque distro.
I don’t like it much and I won’t be using it for any length of time beyond what it takes to test that it all works with Atlas.
And happily, that job is already done: it does.
Red Hat has just released the latest update to its version 7 Enterprise Linux, so we are now up to RHEL 7.4.
Getting hold of it is, of course, rather more hard work than it would be for most distros, since Red Hat charge a pretty penny for the real thing! However, signing up as a Red Hat developer can be done entirely free of charge… and getting your mitts on it after that is a piece of cake (and costs precisely nothing at all 🙂 )
On to the obvious question: does Atlas work to make Oracle 12cR1 and 12cR2 installations on this new Red Hat version as simple as it did for earlier ones? Absolutely:
The article describing how to do it still holds true without any alteration or update being necessary, too.