Red Hat and Oracle Linux support policies and life cycle

We're using Oracle Enterprise Linux in the data center, so the Red Hat life cycles are of some importance to us. However, Oracle's support policies are more important. So I took some time to dig up the nitty gritty, which I'll summarize here for my and your convenience.

Sources: Red Hat and Oracle


















Red Hat SupportRHEL4 OEL4Oracle Support
General Availability14 Feb 2005Feb 2005General Availability
End of Production 1 phase31 Mar 2009Feb 2010Premier Support Ends
End of Production 2 phase> 31 Dec 2009..
End of Production 3 phase29 Feb 2012Feb 2013Extended Support Ends

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