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NEWS

 

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0 Now Available

To enable organizations and developers to more easily and flexibly create and deploy on-premises and cloud applications, Oracle has announced that Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0, the latest release of the world’s most popular free and open source, cross-platform virtualization software, is now generally available. If you are a developer working with technologies such as Docker and OpenStack, Oracle VM VirtualBox is an ideal choice for running multitier virtual environments right on your laptop. Oracle VM VirtualBox allows users to run nearly any standard x86 operating system to run applications that are not available natively on their systems.
Read the Press Release
Read the ITworld Article
Read What’s New in Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0


Oracle Private Cloud Appliance 2.0.5 Released

New documents for Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, formerly named Virtual Compute Appliance, can be downloaded at oracle.com/pca.
Read the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Data Sheet
Read the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Frequently Asked Questions
Read the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Quick Reference Card


Oracle Solaris 11.3 Beta is Now Available

To learn about and experience the latest virtualization features in Oracle Solaris, including Oracle VM Server for SPARC, Oracle Solaris zones, and Oracle Solaris kernel zones, check out the Oracle Solaris 11.3 beta.
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Read What’s New in Oracle Solaris 11.3


Content Catalog Now Available for Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 takes place October 25 to 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. To help you get a head start on your planning, the content catalog is now available. You can search through thousands of sessions and find the topics that appeal to you, including many sessions featuring Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.
View the Content Catalog


New Oracle OpenStack SlideShare Site

Follow us at the new Oracle OpenStack SlideShare site, where we will share presentations and other documents from Oracle’s OpenStack teams.
Visit the Oracle OpenStack SlideShare Site

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WEBCASTS

 

“Using Oracle VM VirtualBox to Get Started with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux”

Built for enterprise applications and simplified for IT, Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux is an integrated solution that simplifies the building of a cloud foundation for enterprise applications and databases. In this on-demand webcast, Oracle experts discuss how to use Oracle VM VirtualBox to create an Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux test environment and help you get started learning about Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux.


“Oracle VM: Built for Enterprise Applications, Optimized for Oracle Database”

The Oracle VM application-driven architecture is designed for massive scaling and support of large enterprise workloads. It ensures rapid provisioning, simple and standardized deployment, and integrated management, including high-availability support to keep business-critical functions flowing uninterrupted. Whether used for testing or production, Oracle VM is the right tool for deploying Oracle Database. Watch this webcast to learn more about how Oracle VM can help you achieve efficiency, flexibility, and cost savings.


“Oracle VM: Design Considerations for Enterprise-Scale Deployment”

Learn how Oracle VM is being used to power Oracle Managed Cloud Services. Gain insight into the key architectural considerations and best practices for the deployment of large-scale cloud operations.

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VIDEOS

 
Oracle VM: Why Virtualization Drives the Cloud

Oracle VM: Why Virtualization Drives the Cloud (14:08)

In this whiteboard video, Director of Product Management for Oracle VM John Priest discusses cloud deployment challenges and how Oracle VM can help you meet them.


Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Benefits for Partners

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Benefits for Partners (21:41)

Hear about the benefits of the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance (formerly Virtual Compute Appliance) in this Oracle PartnerNetwork interview with Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts and Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux, Virtualization, and MySQL Sales Rich Mason.


Oracle VM—Rethink Virtualization

Oracle VM—Rethink Virtualization (2:41)

This lively video encapsulates how Oracle VM application-driven virtualization helps simplify and accelerate enterprise application deployment.

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WHITE PAPERS

 

“Oracle VM Server for SPARC Best Practices” (Updated)

This white paper explains how to configure Oracle VM Server for SPARC to meet demanding performance and availability requirements, and describes best practices for optimal performance, resiliency, and availability.


“Oracle VM at Oracle: Powering a Demanding Enterprise Operation”

This white paper highlights Oracle IT environments—notably Oracle Product Development IT and Oracle Managed Cloud Services—that rely on Oracle VM to deliver highly reliable Oracle Enterprise applications. It discusses the advantages that these IT organizations achieve by virtualizing workloads on Oracle VM, especially for Oracle Database and Oracle applications that demand continuous availability, scalable performance, and easy manageability.

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BLOGS

 

Oracle Virtualization Blog

Stay current with the latest news, technology, and strategy for Oracle’s virtualization solutions.

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CUSTOMER BUZZ

 

“Tier1 Moves Rapidly Into Hosted Application Segment, Expands Business Offerings, and Ensures Secure Private Cloud”


“National Oilwell Varco Gains Rapid, Accurate Insight into Business Operations, Completes ETL Processes 5.3x Faster, and Reduces IT Complexity”


“NTT Plala Cuts Annual Data Center Operating Costs by US$850,000, Boosts IT Productivity by 80%, and Enhances Service Quality with Virtualized Platform”


Read More Oracle VM Customer Successes

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PARTNER BUZZ

 

EMC Updates Storage Connect for Oracle VM Product Guides


ACRONIS

ACRONIS announces a new version of its cloud-based Acronis Data Protection Platform. This platform supports Oracle VM.


Infonova

Infonova is confirmed as one of the finalists for the 2015 TM Forum Excellence Award. Infonova’s R6 provides the ability to create digital ecosystem management capabilities. R6 version 6.6 supports Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.

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DOWNLOADS

 

Download Oracle VM


Download Oracle Secure Global Desktop


Download Oracle VM VirtualBox

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RESOURCES

 

Oracle Virtualization Home Page

Get the latest white papers, Flash demos, customer stories, and news.


Oracle Virtualization on Facebook

Like Oracle Virtualization on Facebook.


Oracle Virtualization on YouTube

Watch videos from Oracle virtualization experts and customers.

Oracle Virtualization on Twitter
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FEATURED TRAINING

 

Oracle VM Server for x86: Administration

This course explores building the infrastructure for cloud computing. Expert Oracle University instructors will show you how to support enterprise applications by deploying pooled server resources to create virtual machines.


Oracle VM Server for x86: Implementation

This course teaches you how to enhance cloud effectiveness with rapid deployment of cloud resources and applications. You will learn how to administer, redistribute, troubleshoot, and protect Oracle VM resources to ensure seamless and continuous access of your applications.


Oracle Systems Learning Streams

Check out the Oracle Systems Learning Stream, where hundreds of videos are available to provide you with up-to-date information on Oracle’s virtualization solutions.

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EVENTS

 

LinuxCon North America

August 17–19, 2015 | Seattle, Washington


Oracle OpenWorld

October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California


Find an Oracle Event Near You

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