Oracle VM Windows Paravirtual (PV) Drivers

Accelerate the performance of your virtual environment

Windows paravirtual (PV) drivers are high-performance network and disk drivers that significantly reduce the overhead of the traditional implementation of I/O device emulation. These drivers provide improved network and disk throughput to run fully virtualized Windows guests in an Oracle VM Server for x86 environment.

With Oracle VM, you can deploy Solaris, Linux, and Windows applications as is and realize the full benefits from virtualization, without compromising performance.

The following Windows guest operating systems are supported with Oracle VM:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
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