Oracle VM

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Not to be confused with Oracle VM VirtualBox.
Oracle VM Server for x86
Developer(s) Oracle Corporation
Stable release 3.3 / July 2, 2014; 4 months ago (2014-07-02)
Written in C
Operating system Linux kernel
Platform x86, x86-64
Type Platform virtualization
License
  • Oracle VM Server: GNU GPL
  • Oracle VM Manager: is private source, freely re-distributable, free use.
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Website www.oracle.com/us/technologies/virtualization/index.html

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[2] guests and includes an integrated Web based management console. Oracle VM features fully tested and certified Oracle Applications stack in an enterprise virtualization environment.[3]

Oracle VM can be freely downloaded through Oracle Software Delivery Cloud.[4] Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle VM Release 3.2 in January 2013.

Oracle VM components[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • Current stable Release is OVM 3.3.
  • Oracle VM 3.3 has a lot of internal improvements and was released on 2nd July 2014 [5]

Resource limits[edit]

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).[6]

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