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Oracle Announces OpenStack Support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Oracle has unveiled a technology preview of an OpenStack distribution that allows Oracle Linux and Oracle VM users to work with the open source cloud software. This provides customers with additional choices and interoperability while taking advantage of the efficiency, performance, scalability, and security of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. The distribution is delivered as part of the Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Premier Support offerings, at no additional cost. Oracle plans to work with the OpenStack community to develop and enhance its enterprise-class capabilities to meet customer demands.
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Oracle is committed to ensuring choice for both our partners and customers with the Oracle distribution of OpenStack for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.
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New White Paper: Getting Started with Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and OpenStack

This white paper guides readers through the setup of an OpenStack deployment with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Its cookbook approach enables readers to easily build a multinode OpenStack deployment using Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.
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New Oracle VM Templates

Oracle VM Templates for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne are now available. Oracle VM Templates for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne have been updated with new content, two new templates, and a new utility that simplifies configuration.
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On-Demand Webcast: Oracle VM Design Considerations for Enterprise-Scale Deployment

The Oracle Managed Cloud Services team serves up thousands of Oracle applications to end customers on a daily basis. They use thousands of Oracle VM instances to power this operation, continuously maintaining a highly available environment. Are you curious about how this is done? Watch the Oracle Managed Cloud Services experts in this webcast and gain valuable insights into the architectural design and management best practices that help build and run this highly successful hosted cloud operation.
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On-Demand Webcast: Nimble Storage SmartStack for Oracle

IT administrators and architects realize the importance of the underlying operating system, virtualization software, and storage to maintaining services levels and staying within budget. In this webcast, you will learn how the Nimble Storage SmartStack solution for Oracle provides a converged infrastructure for Oracle Database online transaction processing and online analytical processing environments with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.
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Resource Kit: Oracle VM Foundation for Private Cloud

Oracle VM application-driven virtualization provides scale and rapid enterprise application deployment for data center administrators who want to modernize infrastructures or are planning to migrate to a private cloud. The Oracle VM resource kit includes valuable assets for private cloud planning and consideration.
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Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.12 Released

Learn about the new Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.12 maintenance release, including stability improvements and some new experimental features.
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Hands-on Lab: How to Deploy a Four-Node Oracle Real Application Clusters in Minutes Using Oracle VM Templates

This hands-on lab demonstrates how to use Oracle VM Templates to virtualize and deploy complex Oracle applications such as Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) in minutes. Step-by-step instructions in this lab will demonstrate how to download and import templates and deploy a four-node Oracle RAC in minutes.
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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.
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IT Transforms Student Success at Houston Community College

A modern IT architecture powered by Oracle solutions for higher education supports student success—and every system, process, and stakeholder at Houston Community College.
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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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Oracle VM

Extreme Performance with Engineered Systems

Download this e-book and read about how Oracle's engineered systems can power the cloud and streamline data center operations. You will discover how the systems can simplify your IT, lower costs and risk, and help maintain the highest IT availability with extreme performance.
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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.
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Oracle Virtualization Blog

Stay current with the latest news, technology, and strategy for Oracle's virtualization solutions.
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Land O'Lakes: The Business of Growing

An iconic brand, Land O'Lakes has grown far beyond its roots as a small cooperative of dairy farmers with forward-thinking ideas about producing and packaging butter. Read how the company is supported by a variety of technologies to help grow automate its operations and grow its business.
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Overhead Door: Engineering as a Service

Overhead Door kicked off its "replatform" effort in January 2012 with a global blueprinting process, and started implementation in October 2012. The company's first business unit went live on the new Oracle platform in September 2013, and the company is continuing rollouts to the rest of its business units over the next two years.
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FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle Real Application Clusters on Oracle VM or Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux and Oracle VM validated on FlexPod.

Oracle Validated Configurations for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Validated Configurations on Lenovo

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Oracle University Virtualization Training

Review Oracle University course descriptions to see how you can gain the skills you need for server and network virtualization technologies.

Visit the Oracle University blog to find out more about training and certification.

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