Tech Article: Guidelines for Deploying Oracle Virtual Networking
Brian K. Matheson's tech article, just published on OTN, provides guidelines for deploying Oracle virtual networking, including setting up the traffic, interconnects, clouds, and templates.
posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:15:56 +0000
Tech Article: Evaluating Oracle Linux from Inside Oracle VM VirtualBox
What's really cool about evaluating Oracle Linux from inside VirtualBox is that you can assign each virtual image a unique IP address, and have it communicate with the outside world as if it were its own physical machine on the network. Yuli describes how to do this, and also how to install guest additions to, for instance, share files between the guest and host systems.
posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:56:03 +0000
Blog: Eight Cylinders of Virtualization
I've been on the lookout for a quick techie overview of Oracle's virtualization offerings. Detlef Drewanz, Matthis Pfützner, and Elke Freymann had strung together a series of blogs doing just that. Lenz Grimmer jumped in with some context on Linux, and the result was this 8-part series for OTN.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:54:14 +0000
Tech Article: Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center as a Management Tool for Virtualization
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center offers complete infrastructure management with a focus on Oracle hardware (servers, switches, storage appliances) and Oracle operating systems, plus non-Oracle Linux variants that are supported on Oracle servers. Although Oracle VM VirtualBox and Oracle VDI include management capabilities, Ops Center has the best overall toolset for central virtualization management.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:52:56 +0000
Tech Article: The Role of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in a Virtualization Strategy
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine (VM) running on a hosted, centralized or remote server. Matthias Pfützner explains.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:29:14 +0000
Tech Article: Oracle VM VirtualBox - Personal Desktop Virtualization
Oracle VM VirtualBox consists of a base software package that is available for each supported host OS; guest additions that add support for shared folders, seamless window integration, and 3D; and extension packs.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:24:22 +0000
Tech Article: The Role of Oracle VM Server for x86 in a Virtualization Strategy
Oracle VM Server for x86 is an Oracle technology that existed before Oracle acquired Sun. It is a virtualization product based on the Xen hypervisor and like its SPARC counterpart, Oracle VM Server for SPARC, it is a thin Type 1 hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization and uses paravirtualization.
posted Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:25:44 +0000
ACE Director: Bjoern Rost, co-founder of Portrix Systems
Bjoern is the co-founder of Portrix Systems, a service provider and consulting company focused on servers, storage, Solaris, RAC, and virtualization. He has spoken at several conferences and user group meetings including OpenWorld, UKOUG, COLLABORATE and DOAG. He also serves as the European Chair of IOUG's RAC special interest group. Congratulations, Bjoern! So glad to have you with us.
posted Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:55:51 +0000
Tech Article: What It Takes to Deploy and Manage a Private Cloud with Oracle VM
Richard Friedman describes the difficulties in managing data centers with efficiency that prompted the growth of private clouds. And how to deploy and manage one with Oracle VM.
posted Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:07:02 +0000
Blog: Three Oracle VM Hands-On Labs On OTN
Rick "OTN Garage" Ramsey shares links to three hands-on labs from recent OTN Virtual SysAdmin days, all available on OTN.
posted Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:30:49 +0000