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Get The Very Latest on Oracle Virtualization at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 is right around the corner, October 25-29, 2015 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Hear from Oracle experts about the latest on Oracle Virtualization, Oracle Linux, and OpenStack in a variety of conference sessions, expand your skills in the hands on labs, and meet with Oracle experts and partners and see these technologies in action in a dedicated technology showcase area on the show floor.
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The Latest Update to Oracle VM VirtualBox Features Support for Windows 10

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.4, featuring support for Windows 10, is now available.
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Oracle VM Windows Paravirtual (PV) Drivers 3.2.3 Signed by Microsoft

Oracle has developed Paravirtual (PV) Drivers for Microsoft Windows that provide a performance boost for network and disk I/O on Microsoft Windows guests running on Oracle VM. The Oracle VM Windows PV drivers release 3.2.3 has been signed by Microsoft for the Windows Logo Program for Windows Server 2012 R2 x64.
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Oracle VM Templates for Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 now available on Oracle VM Server for SPARC

These templates contain Oracle WebLogic Server pre-installed on Oracle Solaris 11.2 and are available in Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) .ova format for use with Oracle VM Server for SPARC, and in Unified Archive format for creating zones.
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Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 6 now available for Oracle VM Server 3.3

Oracle VM Server 3.3 leverages the same Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 3 as Oracle Linux. The latest UEK update update not only benefits regular Oracle Linux customers, but also brings performance and stability improvements for Oracle VM customers.
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Oracle VM Server for x86 3.3.3 Released

This maintenance release of Oracle VM Server brings new hardware support, improved stability, and other bug fixes.
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"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.

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Director of Product Management John Priest

Oracle VM: Why Virtualization Drives the Cloud

In this whiteboard video, director of product management for Oracle VM John Priest walks through the challenges with cloud deployments and how Oracle VM can help you meet those challenges head-on.

Cloud Appliance Benefits for Partners

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Benefits for Partners

Hear about the benefits of the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance (formerly Virtual Compute Appliance) in this OPN video cast interview with Wim Coekaerts, SVP Oracle Linux and Virtualization Engineering, and Rich Mason, SVP Sales, Oracle Linux and Virtualization.

Oracle VM Rethink Virtualization

Oracle VM—Rethink Virtualization

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

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"Oracle Private Cloud Appliance - Accelerate Cloud Deployments with a Complete Converged Infrastructure"

This short e-book provides a quick overview of how the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance can simplify customers' journey to the cloud.

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"Reduce Costs and Simplify IT with a Converged Infrastructure for Rapid Cloud Deployments"

This white paper explains how Oracle Private Cloud Appliance can address customers' requirements for a converged infrastructure.

"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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Oracle Virtualization Blog

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How Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Helps Secure-24 Power Its Enterprise Cloud Growth

Yapi Kredi Bank Completes IT Transformation to Powerful and Cost-Effective Banking Systems

Specialized Bicycle Components Boosts Application Performance 17x, Improves Customer Experience, and Supports Growth with Engineered Systems

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

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NIKSUN has issued a press release announcing its Oracle VM Ready status achievement for NIKSUN Virtual NetDetector and Virtual NetVCR. These products provide Oracle customers with a cloud deployable monitoring solution that delivers insight into the health and security of virtually hosted applications and services. Visit NIKSUN at the Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase at Oracle OpenWorld 2015.

Sightline Systems offers a real-time operations intelligence solution focused on analytics, root-cause analysis and correlation of data from any source – critical systems, applications, storage, and databases. Read a blog post from a distinguished Sightline Systems systems administrator on why Sightline Systems chose Oracle Linux in building its Virtual Appliances.

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The Oracle Private Cloud Appliance: Overview introduces essential concepts for administration and operation of the virtualization environment hosted by the Private Cloud Appliance helping you manage Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

The Oracle Fabric Administration course teaches the fundamentals of the Oracle Fabric Interconnect (Xsigo Fabric Director). Learn to describe, install, configure, monitor, and maintain the Oracle Fabric Interconnect using the Oracle Fabric Manager GUI and the command line interface (CLI).

Receive a free 30-day Oracle Learning Streams subscription trial with training from Oracle University at Oracle OpenWorld! Sign up for Oracle University training on Sunday, October 25, 2015. This one-day training event features eighteen deep-dive training sessions that cover the most popular Oracle technology topics such as Oracle Cloud, Big Data, Oracle Database, and BI to name a few, and are taught by top experts including Steven Feuerstein, Craig Shallahamer and Cary Millsap.

The Oracle VM Server for x86: Implementation training course prepares you to respond quickly to changing business conditions using Oracle VM. Oracle VM offers a dynamic architecture which allows you effectively deploy server virtualization to consolidate application workloads and ensure uninterrupted cloud services. Learn how to leverage the architecture to its fullest with this training course.

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Oracle Systems Learning Stream

Check out the Oracle Systems Learning Stream, where hundreds of videos are available to provide you with up-to-date information on Oracle systems and related topics. Find out more and learn about the Oracle Systems Learning Stream free trial promotion.

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LinuxCon Europe

October 5-7 | Dublin, Ireland

Oracle Digital Transformation

October 15 | Bogota, Columbia

Korea Linux Forum

October 26 | Seoul, South Korea

Cloud Expo Asia

October 28-29 | Suntec, Singapore

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November 8-13 | Washington, D.C.


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October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California

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