In case you thought the OpenStack cloud computing race wasn't crowded enough, Oracle has just made its Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux distribution generally available. Based on the OpenStack Icehouse release, it allows users to control Oracle Linux and Oracle VM through OpenStack in production environments. It an support any guest operating system (OS) that is supported with Oracle VM, including Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, Microsoft Windows,and other Linux distributions.
Meanwhile, Oracle is also deepening its partnership with Canonical surrounding OpenStack. Users who install Oracle Linux as a guest OS on Canonical's Ubuntu OpenStack distribution will qualify for OS support from Oracle. Likewise, Canonical will support Ubuntu as a guest OS on Oracle OpenStack.