Oracle VM and other virtualization technologies
- August 29, 2011
VMware is kicking off its annual conference by shipping out its latest release; F5 supports Metro vMotion; VKernel rolls out vOperations Suite 4; VCE adds new Vblock for VDI.
- August 24, 2011
New scalability and management features in Oracle VM 3.0 make it a more serious contender, experts say, but the jury’s still out on whether users will consider OVM as a primary hypervisor.
- June 24, 2011
Netuitive adds Hyper-V support; Syncsort offers 10 minute P2V through NetApp; Oracle releases Oracle VM for x86 version 2.2.2; HP adds VAAI support to entry-level disk array.
- June 07, 2011
The mainline Linux kernel now supports Xen, but the KVM horse has left the barn, say experts.
- February 11, 2011
VMware releases ESXi 4.1 Update 1; Red Hat and IBM hold the virtualization performance world record; HyTrust names VMware veteran new CEO and more news in brief.
- January 14, 2011
Oracle rolls out VirtualBox 4.0; Citrix invests in GlassHouse Technologies and other news in brief.
- November 11, 2010
Oracle no longer explicitly excludes RAC from its support statement on VMware, but users say tech support isn't the biggest fish to fry when it comes to virtualizing Oracle apps.
- September 24, 2010
Oracle pre-installs Oracle VM Server on Sparc; and other news in brief.
- September 07, 2010
Oracle's leadership wants to steer customers toward its Xen-based hypervisor, but users are forging their own path with VMware's vSphere.
- May 20, 2010
A decade ago, Java showed us the value of abstracting an application from an OS. As recent news from VMware and Oracle shows, Java abstraction has even more value today.
- May 03, 2010
It's no VMware vSphere, but Oracle VM shows some promise and can promote better resource utilization for smaller Oracle applications.
- April 20, 2010
WebLogic can now run a Java Virtual Machine without a guest operating system, but – surprise, surprise -- it's supported only on Oracle VM.
- March 03, 2010
The Oracle virtualization push will gain some steam with the release of Oracle VM 3, but large shops may not want to hand over any more of their infrastructure.
- February 19, 2010
Future Oracle virtualization plans include the VirtualBox hypervisor, but the VirtualBox roadmap will need improvements to compete in enterprises, experts say.
- January 27, 2010
Less than a week after the Oracle-Sun Microsystems acquisition closed, executives discussed the future of Oracle VM, Sun VirtualBox and other virtualization products.