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New White Paper: Why Oracle VM Is the Best Platform for Deploying Oracle Database

Oracle VM's application-driven architecture is designed for enterprise applications and tuned for Oracle solutions, including Oracle Database. This white paper examines the specific engineering and business benefits of Oracle VM as a virtualization platform for Oracle Database.
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On Demand: Tips from the Experts—Rapidly Deploying Powerbroker with Oracle VM Templates

Oracle VM supports both Oracle and non-Oracle workloads. Join Oracle and BeyondTrust experts for an under-the-hood look at how an Oracle VM Template is created to enable rapid deployment of BeyondTrust's PowerBroker. Learn how the Oracle VM Template for PowerBroker helps customers standardize the deployment of their security software, eliminate installation and configuration costs, and reduce the ongoing maintenance and support costs.
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White Paper: What It Takes to Deploy and Manage a Private Cloud with Oracle VM

This white paper shows how Oracle VM brings the many components of a private cloud together and simplifies virtualized application deployment and management.
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Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.10 Released

Learn about the new Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.10 maintenance release, including some new experimental features.
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Hands-on Lab: Build Your Own Infrastructure as a Service for Chargeback Cloud Service in a Box

This hands-on lab is designed as a self-contained lab environment to enable you to build an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud environment complete with self-service provisioning of a virtual machine with chargeback with no complex hardware setup.
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Oracle Joins OpenStack Foundation

Joining the OpenStack Foundation formalizes Oracle's contributions and signals the company's intention to integrate OpenStack capabilities into many Oracle products, including Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, and Oracle VM. Read more from Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts and Oracle Vice President of Software Development Markus Flierl, on Oracle's decision to join the OpenStack project.
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Stepping Stone to the Cloud

Oracle Vice President of Product Marketing Rex Wang comments on the evolution from virtualization to cloud computing.
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Featured Event: Cloud Odyssey—A Hero's Quest

Attend this unique event and enjoy an exclusive screening of Oracle's sci-fi adventure movie, Cloud Odyssey—A Hero's Quest. Designed to get you started on your journey to the cloud, the event illustrates how Oracle's private cloud solutions can transform your organization by delivering agile, scalable, and sharable infrastructure that enables you to achieve your furthest-reaching IT goals.
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Oracle VM Community Demonstration Videos on YouTube

In addition to the demo videos produced by the Oracle VM team, Oracle VM fans from different parts of Oracle also create videos that provide excellent information. IT architect Steen Schmidt has been busy building informative Oracle VM videos, and you can view them on YouTube now.
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Infrastructure as a Service with Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle VM

In this video chalk talk, Oracle Vice President of Product Management for Oracle Enterprise Manager Sudip Datta outlines the components of an infrastructure-as-a-service environment and how Oracle Enterprise Manager helps to simplify the management and deployment of this cloud infrastructure.

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Oracle VM: Application-Driven Virtualization for the Modern Data Center and the Cloud

Traditional server virtualization that provides simple server consolidation delivers limited benefits to IT. The demands of cloud computing and complex, business-critical enterprise applications require that virtualization be application-driven, built-in, and integrated across all layers of the computing stack. Read the latest Oracle VM e-book and see how application-driven virtualization enables IT to deliver more business value.
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What's New in Oracle Secure Global Desktop?

How can you access 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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Best Practices Guide: Oracle VM and NetApp Storage

A technical deep dive authored by NetApp best practices experts in collaboration with Oracle's VM best practices team, this document provides best practices and a step-by-step guide for deploying Oracle VM with shared storage solutions from NetApp.
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Oracle Virtualization Blog

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Success Story: cloudKleyer Frankfurt Establishes Position as a Leading Cloud Provider for Midsize Companies Through High-Performance Data Center

cloudKleyer provides highly available and fully customizable cloud and IT network solutions through its transparent infrastructure-as-a-service solution.
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Success Story: Multinet Pakistan Reduces Customers' Operating Costs by 30 Percent, Accelerates Time to Market, and Enhances Competitiveness

Multinet Pakistan reduced virtualization overhead by 100 percent by deploying an integrated, public-cloud operating system without additional license costs, thanks to Oracle VM Server for x86.
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Hitachi Solutions for Oracle

Hitachi Data Systems delivers solutions such as Hitachi Storage Management Adapters for Oracle to enable maximum availability for Oracle environments.
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Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Enabling Private Cloud Seminar

April 30, 2014 | London, England

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