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NEWS

 

Oracle Announces Oracle VM 3.3 Release

The new release delivers more flexibility, ease of use, and management features, as well as support for OpenStack that provides customers and partners with additional choices and interoperability.
Read the Press Release


Technology Preview of OpenStack Icehouse with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Now Available

The technology preview of the Icehouse release for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM is now available. The Icehouse release is a fast and easy way to deploy OpenStack, giving customers an excellent starting point to deploy the OpenStack Icehouse release and test it in their environment. This release is an important step in the process of making OpenStack a first-class enterprise solution.
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Getting Started with Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and OpenStack

This white paper guides readers through the setup of an OpenStack deployment with Oracle VM and Oracle Linux with the latest Icehouse release of Oracle's tech preview release. Readers can easily build a multinode OpenStack deployment using Oracle VM and Oracle Linux.
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Focus on Virtualization and OpenStack at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is rapidly approaching. Join us in San Francisco from September 28 to October 2, 2014. This is a unique and intense five days of knowledge-sharing and learning, as well as networking with your peers and decision-makers. Join the virtualization and OpenStack sessions to get the latest insights from the product team and also hear directly from customers.
Learn About the Oracle Virtualization and OpenStack Sessions

Continuing a five-year tradition there is again an Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase at Oracle OpenWorld. This year we are pleased to welcome the following Oracle Linux, Oracle Virtualization, and OpenStack partners to the showcase: A10 Networks, Amitego AG, Dell, eG innovations, Fortinet, Fujitsu, Intel, Lenovo, Mirantis, NuageNetworks—an Alcatel-Lucent venture, Secure24, SEP Software Corporation, Solidfire, and Tegile. Please join us for this year's showcase. It's a rare opportunity to interact directly with partners to learn about their latest innovations and see product demos of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, OpenStack, and much more.
Read More About the Linux and Virtualization Showcase


Oracle VM Test Drive Workshop on Cisco UCS

September 28, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT (Lunch is included.)
Courtyard Marriott San Francisco Downtown
299 Second Street, San Francisco (Two blocks east of the Moscone Center; please note, this is not the San Francisco Marriott)
Before you invest in server virtualization, take a test-drive and look under the hood at the Oracle VM engine on the Cisco UCS server. Oracle VM application-driven virtualization combined with Cisco UCS is designed from the ground up to drive virtualized workloads and deliver a powerful and cost-effective infrastructure for the cloud. Join this workshop for a unique opportunity to learn hands-on how you can deploy a four-node Oracle Real Application Cluster or build a private cloud using Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c on the UCS platform. Admission is free. Space is very limited.
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Updated Oracle VM Storage Connect Plug-in for Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Now Available

The storage connect plug-in for Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance has been updated to enable Oracle VM 3.3 to provision and manage Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance.
Download the Software and Read the Documentation


On-Demand Webcast: Top Five Key Reasons Why Oracle VM Is Best for Oracle Database

Watch Francisco Munoz Alvarez, author of "Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide" and an Oracle Ace director, as he reviews his benchmark performance findings of Oracle VM versus the leading virtualization solution with Oracle Database as a workload.
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On-Demand Webcast: Tips from the Experts—Rapidly Deploying Powerbroker with Oracle VM Templates

Watch this webcast to hear from a BeyondTrust expert as he shares his experience on how quickly an Oracle VM Template can be created to simplify and accelerate the deployment of Powerbroker.
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White Paper: Why Oracle VM Is the Best Platform for Deploying Oracle Database

Application-driven server virtualization delivers value beyond the benefits of traditional server virtualization. Oracle VM application-driven virtualization is specifically designed for rapid deployment of large enterprise workloads. This white paper examines in-depth why Oracle VM is the best platform for enterprise workloads.
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Hands-on Lab: How to Migrate from VMware and Red Hat to Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

This hands-on lab takes you through the best practices for migrating an existing Oracle Database workload from VMware vSphere to Oracle VM. It also walks you through how to migrate to Oracle Linux a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 guest exported from VMware by downloading Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel from Oracle's public yum server.
Access the Hands-on Lab


Oracle VM Cost Calculator: Oracle VM and Oracle Linux vs. VMware vSphere and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Take two minutes to click through the new Oracle VM cost calculator and discover the additional savings you can realize with the combined Oracle VM and Oracle Linux calculations. While you're at it, you can also see how much the combination will save you in license costs compared to VMware vSphere and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Calculate Your Potential Savings

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VIDEOS

 
Oracle VM: Rethink Virtualization Video

Oracle VM: Rethink Virtualization

Are you getting the maximum value from your traditional virtualization investment? View this video to see how the Oracle VM application-driven virtualization architecture is designed to accelerate business value and is enterprise-proven to deliver the most cost-effective virtualization solution for your modern data center and cloud.
Watch the Video


New VLAN Interfaces Feature in Oracle VM 3.3

Oracle's Best Practices Product Manager Greg King discusses how the new flexible VLAN interfaces feature replaces VLAN groups in Oracle VM 3.3.
Watch the Video

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SCREENCASTS

 

Controlled Remote Access with Oracle Secure Global Desktop and Amitego Visulox

Hear Sunil Dusankar from Oracle and Tillmann Basien from Amitego discuss how Oracle Secure Global Desktop and Amitego's Visulox software can work together you help you meet your secure remote access needs.
Watch the Screencast

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PODCASTS

 

Wim Coekaerts Favorite Features of Oracle Secure Global Desktop

Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts discusses why he thinks Oracle Secure Global Desktop is an ideal solution for secure application access.
Listen to the Podcast

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BLOGOSPHERE

 

Oracle Virtualization Blog

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

 

Telco IT-as-a-Service Deployment with Oracle VM Realizes Higher Business Availability

This Oracle customer case study examines the requirements that drove the decision to implement IT as a service at a telco customer. The paper also reviews in-depth the technical and business benefits realized by the customer.
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KT Gains Operational Efficiency by Deploying Cloud Services 50 Percent Faster While Lowering IT Investment and Staff Costs

Learn how KT used Oracle Linux, Oracle VM Server for x86, and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c to build an internal private cloud virtualization platform that improves operational efficiency and reduces IT investment and staff costs.
Watch the Video


Read about more Oracle VM customer successes

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PARTNER BUZZ

 

Mirantis Delivers Mirantis OpenStack integration with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Mirantis, an OpenStack vendor and Gold member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced that Oracle Linux and Oracle VM have been integrated into the Mirantis OpenStack distribution, offering joint customers a supported, enterprise-grade OpenStack distribution optimized for running enterprise workloads. The integration is a collaborative effort of Mirantis and Oracle to adopt innovations from the community and offer more choice to customers.


FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle Real Application Clusters on Oracle VM or Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux and Oracle VM are validated on FlexPod Datacenter.


Lenovo Servers Support the Latest Oracle VM 3.3


Oracle Validated Configurations for 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 Twitter
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FEATURED TRAINING

 

Oracle University Preconference Training Event

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to get accelerated Oracle training from community experts. Oracle University is a one-day training event held on Sunday, September 28, at Golden Gate University from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It includes accelerated Oracle training in a seminar-style format taught by Oracle University instructors, community experts, and Oracle engineers. It is an excellent opportunity for you to get in-depth training on hot Oracle topics while you are in town for Oracle OpenWorld. View the session details and register here.

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EVENTS

 

LinuxCon

August 20–22, 2014 | Chicago, Illinois


VMworld—US

August 24–28, 2014 | San Francisco, California


Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 │San Francisco, California


VMworld—Europe

October 14–16, 2014 | Barcelona, Spain


Find an Oracle Event Near You

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