|Stable release||3.3 / July 2, 2014|
|Operating system||Linux kernel|
Oracle VM is the server virtualization offering from Oracle Corporation. Oracle VM Server for x86 incorporates the free and open-source Xen hypervisor technology, supports Windows, Linux, and Oracle Solaris guests and includes an integrated Web based management console. Oracle VM features fully tested and certified Oracle Applications stack in an enterprise virtualization environment.
Oracle VM can be freely downloaded through Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle VM Release 3.2 in January 2013.
Oracle VM components
- Oracle VM Manager: web based management console to manage Oracle VM Servers.
- Oracle VM Server: includes a version of Xen hypervisor technology, and the Oracle VM Agent to communicate with Oracle VM Manager for management of virtual machines. It also includes a minimized Linux kernel as Dom0.
Oracle VM versions
- Current stable Release is OVM 3.3.
- Oracle VM 3.3 has a lot of internal improvements and was released on 2nd July 2014 
Oracle VM can take advantage of up to 160 CPUs, 2TB RAM per server and can host a maximum of 128 VMs per server (correct as of 3.0.3).
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