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NEWS

 

New Release: Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3

With more than 100 million downloads, Oracle VM VirtualBox is the world’s most popular, free, open source, cross-platform virtualization software. The latest release adds cool features for developers including a unique virtual multi-touch mode that enables the use of touch-based operating systems on standard PCs, as well as enhanced networking and support for new platforms.
Read the Press Release
Download Oracle VM VirtualBox


Webcast: Oracle VM Templates Best Practices for Rapid Oracle Database Deployment
Thursday, October 24, 9 a.m. PT

The right tool for the job is important for any task, and even more so when it comes to virtualizing your critical Oracle Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters environments. Why experiment when you can learn from the Oracle VM engineering team experts?
Register for the Webcast


Webcast: What’s New in Oracle Secure Global Desktop?
Thursday, November 7, 9 a.m. PT

Oracle Secure Global Desktop provides secure, anywhere access to Oracle Applications and other enterprise software from your PC, Mac, or tablet. In this webcast, Oracle Product Management Director Andy Hall discusses the latest innovations in Oracle Secure Global Desktop and how it can make accessing corporate applications more secure and easier than ever.
Register for the Webcast


Airbus Selects Oracle Secure Global Desktop to Increase Efficiency and Accelerate Time to Market

To improve time to market for new aircraft, Airbus, a world leader in the civil air transport industry, deployed Oracle Secure Global Desktop to provide secure, real-time access to its test flight performance data as part of its telemetry applications and flight testing processes.
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Open Universities Australia Realizes Valuable Savings and Simplifies IT with
Oracle VM

Open Universities Australia (OUA) Director of ICT Anthony Russo documents his benchmark findings of Oracle’s PeopleSoft and Oracle Database deployed on Oracle VM in his white paper, “Oracle VM on Oracle Real Application Clusters, Physical vs. Virtual Database.” The decision to deploy Oracle VM campuswide helps to ensure a zero-outage production environment and saves the campus more than US$300,000. The white paper is available via the IOUG website with free associate membership and by joining the cloud computing special interest group.
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Oracle Virtualization Recap from Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Another Oracle OpenWorld is behind us, and this year’s event featured a large amount of virtualization material. From the virtualization general session with Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts and Oracle’s Senior Director of Product Marketing for Infrastructure Software and MySQL Monica Kumar; to customer presentations from Time Warner Cable, overstock.com, Korea Telecom, Airbus, and many others; to exciting announcements from partners such as Dell, Fusion-io, Lenovo, and Nimble Storage, there was no shortage of virtualization excitement this year. Here is a list of partner announcements related to Oracle VM.

And if you had a tough time keeping up with all the events happening during Oracle OpenWorld, you can now catch up with a number of video resources.
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VIDEOS

 
Youtube

The Top-Down Application-Driven Approach to High Availability with Oracle VM


Oracle OpenWorld Videos Featuring Oracle Virtualization Partners


Lenovo

Lenovo


Amitego

Amitego


Beyond Trust

Beyond Trust


Nimble Storage

Nimble Storage


Watch more partner videos from Oracle OpenWorld 2013.

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WHITE PAPERS

 

Automated Virtual Machine Provisioning with Oracle VM Templates

Oracle VM is designed for easy and rapid deployment of application workloads. In addition to allowing for rapid deployment of an entire application stack, Oracle VM now gives administrators more fine-grained control of the application payloads inside the virtual machine. This white paper gives step-by-step best practices on how to use the Oracle VM Guest Additions feature to gain control over the configuration and behavior of components running within the virtual machine directly from Oracle VM. Want to be a power user?
Read the White Paper


Oracle VM 3 Backup and Recovery Best Practices Guide

For a practical guide on best practices with designing and implementing backup and recovery, check out the latest white paper from the Oracle VM product team, dedicated to explaining the specifics of backing up and restoring individual components of Oracle VM.
Read the White Paper


Why Use Oracle VM for Oracle Database

An independent lab validation report from Francisco Munoz Alvarez of Revera compares Oracle VM to a leading virtualization solution and concludes, “Oracle VM is best for Oracle Database” in all performance categories.
Read the White Paper

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PODCASTS

 

Secure Access to Oracle Applications with Oracle Secure Global Desktop

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BLOGOSPHERE

 

Oracle Virtualization Blog

Stay current with the latest news, technology, and strategy for Oracle’s virtualization solutions. Read a recent post.
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FEATURED OFFER

 

Deploy Oracle Applications 7x to 10x Faster with Oracle VM

Find out more about how Oracle VM enables you to deploy applications faster than VMware. Read the white paper, "Oracle VM—Quantifying the Value of Application-Driven Virtualization."

Virtualise
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CUSTOMER BUZZ

 

dcVAST

In this video, dcVAST Unleashes the Power of Oracle for IaaS, dcVAST shows how it runs hosting services on the entire Oracle product stack, with Oracle VM to power always-on services.
Watch the Video


Engineers Australia

Running the entire Oracle product stack and Oracle VM provides a competitive differentiator for this customer.
Watch the Video


Secure-24

In Secure Oracle Cloud and Managed Services from Secure-24, you’ll learn how Oracle VM is powering secure hosting services and maintaining high availability for business-critical services.
Watch the Video


Read about more Oracle VM customer successes.

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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 Twitter
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TRAINING

 

Oracle VM Server for SPARC: Installation and Configuration

The Oracle VM Server for SPARC: Installation and Configuration course teaches you to effectively implement the infrastructure for cloud computing using a SPARC-based virtualization strategy. Learn through classroom instruction and hands-on exercises, which reinforce new concepts.

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EVENTS

 

Oracle Day—Perth

October 29│Perth, Australia


Oracle Virtualization Workshop 2013—Adelaide

November 6│Adelaide, Australia


Oracle Linux and Oracle VM: Enabling Private Cloud Seminar

November 13│Midlands, UK


Oracle Day—Melbourne

November 14│Melbourne, Australia


Oracle Virtualization Workshop 2013—Perth

November 14│Perth, Australia


Oracle Linux and Oracle VM: Enabling Private Cloud Seminar

November 14│London, UK


Oracle Virtualization Workshop 2013—Brisbane

November 28│Brisbane, Australia


Find an Oracle Event Near You

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