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February, 2019
Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 New Features
Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 New Features
Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 was released in December. Watch this video from the Groundbreakers Stage at Oracle OpenWorld in London to learn about the new features and how developers can use them. Watch now.
Oracle OpenWorld Singapore, March 26-27 2019
Oracle OpenWorld Singapore, March 26-27 2019

This two-day showcase in Singapore will offer the best of the OpenWorld experience—insight, expertise and community—with a uniquely local viewpoint. Find out more.

2019 Oracle Code Events
2019 Oracle Code Events

In the past two years we've spanned the globe with 36 Oracle Code events in 20 countries counting over 1 million in-person and online developers participating. Join us at an event near you.

Updated Oracle VM Virtual Appliances

Oracle VM Virtual Appliances provide an innovative approach to deploying a fully configured software stack by offering pre-installed and pre-configured software images. We are pleased to announce an updated list of virtual appliances. Find out more.

Oracle VM VirtualBox Maintenance Release

Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0.4 provides improvements and regression fixes for Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0, including enhancements to the user interface and graphics. Read more.

Oracle VM Latest Release

Oracle VM release 3.4.6 offers updated versions of the Oracle VM Manager, Oracle VM Server for x86, and Oracle VM Agent for SPARC, delivering performance improvements, security updates, and cumulative bug fixes. Get the details.

Oracle VM Windows PV Drivers Latest Release

Oracle VM Paravirtual (PV) Drivers for Microsoft Windows are a component of Oracle VM and provide a performance boost for Microsoft Windows guests running on Oracle VM x86 Servers. Release 3.4.4 includes increased scalability and performance improvements. Get the details.

New Oracle VM Certification with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle VM 3.4.6 is certified with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c releases 13.2 and 13.3. This enables the registration, monitoring, and management of Oracle VM 3.4.6 with these releases. Read more.

5 things You May Not Know about Ksplice

Ksplice is a cool live patching technology and here are a few things that you might not know about it, along with a few tips on how to get started if you aren't already using it. Read more.

DTrace a Docker Container

DTrace is a comprehensive, advanced tracing tool for troubleshooting systematic problems in real time. Learn how to use DTrace on a host system to observe activity within a Docker container, running on Oracle Linux using runC. Get the details.

Create Vagrant boxes using VirtualBox with Packer

While Vagrant and Packer are two tools designed for different needs, they can also work together nicely, especially in DevOps for rapid IT environment builds. Read more.

Containers and how they differ from Virtual Machines
Containers and how they differ from Virtual Machines

Watch this short video to learn about containers, what they are, where they came from, and what they do, as well as resources for deploying Docker containers on Oracle Linux. Watch now.

Container Orchestration and Benefits
Container Orchestration and Benefits

Watch this second video to learn about container orchestration for the data center or cloud, where to access Oracle products for use in Docker containers, and when to use the Oracle Container Services for use with Kubernetes. Watch now.

Featured Training:
The following are some training options to help you leverage pre-built templates for rapid response to changing business needs and to prepare your workloads for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure: To register for an event or learn more about Oracle VM training, go to
Partner Highlights:

Oracle VM and StorONE S1 provide a highly versatile hyperconverged solution with comprehensive enterprise data protection. Deployment is fast (less than 30 minutes) and easy with Oracle VM Templates and StorONE’s S1 VSA.  Read more.

For more third party software supported on Oracle VM, please check the ISV Catalog. For a list of hardware certified on Oracle VM, please check the Hardware Certification List.

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