Intel Optane Persistent Memory Operating System Support Matrix

Applies To

  • Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows
  • VMWare

Compatible Operating Systems for Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory

Intel® Optane™ persistent memory operating system (OS) mode support information.

  • The operating systems listed below have been verified by Intel and do not reflect the OS vendor support.
  • Please contact the respective OS vendor(s) for the exact release version providing the proper support..
  • For OS that are not listed, use open source code to generate necessary files.

Operating System Support

OS VersionMemory ModeApp Direct ModeDual Mode
RHEL* 7.5Yes
Ubuntu* 16.04 LTSYes
Windows* Server 2016Yes
Oracle* Linux* 7.6 with UEK R5 Update 2YesYes
VMware* vSphere 6.7 EP10YesYes
CentOS* 7.6 or laterYesYesYes
RHEL 7.6 or laterYesYesYes
SLES* 12 SP4 or laterYesYesYes
SLES 15 or laterYesYesYes
Ubuntu 18.04 LTSYesYesYes
Ubuntu 18.10 or laterYesYesYes
VMWare* ESXi 6.7 U1 or laterYesYesYes
Windows 10 Pro for Workstation Version 1809 or laterYesYesYes
Windows Server 2019 or laterYesYesYes


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