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Webcast: Top 5 Reasons Why Oracle VM Is Best for Oracle Database

Oracle VM’s application-driven architecture is designed for rapid deployment and ease of lifecycle management, providing a highly-scalable and cost-effective virtualization solution for Oracle Database and business-critical applications. Watch a webcast featuring Oracle VM expert and Oracle ACE Director Francisco Munoz Alvarez as he shares his performance benchmark findings and highlights key reasons why Oracle VM is the best virtualization technology for Oracle Databases.
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Oracle Joins OpenStack Foundation

Oracle is pleased to join the OpenStack Foundation and plans to integrate OpenStack capabilities into a broad set of Oracle products and cloud services. “Our goal is to give customers greater choice and flexibility in how they use Oracle products and services in public and private clouds,” said Edward Screven, chief corporate architect, Oracle.
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White Paper: Telco Deploys IT as a Service with Oracle VM and Realizes Higher Business Availability

Read a case study featuring a telecommunications organization that deployed IT as a service using Oracle VM. With its highly efficient server utilization infrastructure, the telecommunications organization was able to dynamically provision and reclaim resources and rapidly deploy applications with ready-to-run Oracle VM Templates. Its newly standardized server rollout processes reduce deployment time from hours to 15 minutes.
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Oracle VM VirtualBox Receives Community Choice Award from Windows IT Pro

The readers of Windows IT Pro have selected Oracle VM VirtualBox for the bronze award in the Best Virtualization Product category in the annual Windows IT Pro Community Choice Awards. Many thanks to the Windows IT Pro community for selecting Oracle VM VirtualBox for this prestigious achievement.
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Mark Your Calendar for the Virtual SysAdmin Day, January 28, 2014

Oracle’s Virtual SysAdmin day offers a fantastic opportunity to ramp up your knowledge of Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, and Oracle Solaris. In this half-day online event, you will get access to hands-on labs to download and configure, guided by Oracle experts. Learn how to deploy and manage a private cloud with Oracle VM and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, and virtualize Oracle Database in minutes using Oracle VM Templates.
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Oracle VM: Application-Driven Virtualization for the Modern Data Center and the Cloud

The new e-book for Oracle VM is now available. The e-book provides an in-depth look at how application-driven virtualization delivers more value from rapid application deployment to private cloud migration. Hear from customers such as and Versace about how Oracle VM is helping to ensure always-on IT operation. Examine customer benchmark findings and their conclusions on why Oracle VM is best for Oracle Database and business-critical enterprise workloads.
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Customer Video: Korea Telecom Benefits from Oracle’s Integrated Solutions

Korea Telecom built an internal private cloud using Oracle VM, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, and Oracle Linux. The integrated foundation proves to be a highly scalable and cost-effective model, enabling Korea Telecom to maximize its investment in Oracle and drive further operational efficiencies.
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What's New in Oracle Secure Global Desktop

How can you get access to Windows, Oracle Solaris, and Oracle Linux desktop applications from a single device? What will it take to access Oracle Applications and other desktop software from your tablet? And how can you keep your data secure? Oracle Secure Global Desktop can provide you with the tools you need to answer all these questions.
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White Paper: Network-Naming Best Practices for Oracle VM Server for x86

Take a deep dive into best practices and guidelines for naming networks in Oracle VM Server for x86. Learn how to reduce errors as well as simplify maintenance and troubleshooting.
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Why Use Oracle VM for Oracle Database

In an independent lab validation report, Revera’s Oracle Professional Services Manager Francisco Munoz Alvarez compares Oracle VM to a leading virtualization solution and concludes that Oracle VM is best for Oracle Database in all performance categories.
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What’s New Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3

Learn all about the latest capabilities in Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.
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Oracle’s Virtualization Blog

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

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Jesta Digital Runs Back-Office Operations with Oracle VM, Oracle Linux While Ensuring Highly Available Digital Entertainment Platforms—All with Just Five IT Staff Members

Oracle Database Appliance Customers Benefit from Virtualization Capabilities via Integration with Oracle VM

Read about more Oracle VM customer successes.

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NetApp FlexPod Data Center with Oracle Real Application Clusters on Oracle VM with 7-Mode Now Available

This validated design is a result of collaboration among three industry leaders: Oracle, Cisco, and NetApp. This FlexPod configuration uses Oracle VM Server for x86 with Oracle Linux as the guest operating system and Oracle Real Application Clusters as the application workload.
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Oracle Exastack-Ready Program Extended to Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs)

The Oracle Exastack Ready program has been extended to include IHVs, enabling customers to easily identify third-party hardware products verified with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Server for x86. Partners that recently achieved Oracle VM ready status with the Oracle Exastack Ready program include Bit Software, CPqD, Volante Tech, and WingArc.
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Video: Nimble SmartStack Solution with Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, and Cisco UCS

Videos: Partner Videos from Oracle OpenWorld 2013

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Oracle Virtualization Home Page

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Oracle Virtualization on YouTube

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Learn about Oracle University’s virtualization training offerings in our new virtualization curriculum video. View the entire curriculum for Oracle’s virtualization solutions.

Oracle VM Administration: Oracle VM Server for x86

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c: Virtualizing Systems

This course describes using Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center to manage Oracle VM Server for SPARC implementations and provides hands-on practice that augments your understanding of this virtualization technology.

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Oracle Virtualization Workshop

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